The debate tournament called “BDC Pre-Worlds 2020” was held on the 9/5/2020. You can find all the debate topics that were debated in the tournament in this article. If you are looking for the results, please check the category Other debate tournament results.
Here are the motions:
Debate motion for round 1: THBT the Bretton Woods Institutions (International Monetary Fund, World Bank, etc.) have done more harm than good
Round 2: THBT national policies that may have significant environmental consequences should be subject to a veto by a national level appointed panel of scientific experts
Round 3: TH, as the EU, would actively prevent EU countries (like Italy, Slovenia, Lithuania, etc.) from achieving closer ties with China
Round 4: THR the romanticisation of art that is pursued for non material gain
Round 5: THW pool donations for specific charity causes and redistribute them to charities according to evidence-based assessment of the efficacy of these charities within the sector
Round 6: THBT the Black Lives Matter(BLM) movement should campaign for the inclusion of more African American police officers instead of the defunding of the police force
Novice_Quarter: THW ban essential service workers from striking
Novice_Semi: THR the glamorization of the portrayal of a “Genius”
Novice_Final: THW break up persistently dominant political parties in emerging/developing democracies (e.g. the ANC in South Africa)
Open_Octa: THBT human rights activists in post-conflict societies should neither advocate for political parties nor run for election in the transition to democracy
Open_Quarter: THR the US-Taliban peace deal
Open_Semi: TH prefers a world where each believer established their own connection to God,rather than establishing one through organized religion
Open_Final: Assuming that a technology exists that can accurately measure and transfer intelligence This House would radically redistribute intelligence among the population
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