WHO 2017 Zagreb motions
The Winter Hollyday Open is a tournament organised by the Croatian HDD (Hrvatsko Debatno Društvo) and has since grown to be one of the most important European (and probably wider) tournament in the WSDC debate format. It is organised in December.
Here are the debate motions from the 2017 edition of the WHO:
This house believes that every region should have the right to independent statehood if a majority of its members support this
This house believes that large tech companies should refuse to release data on their customers to governments even if it’s against the law
This house believes in regional trading blocs rather than global free trade
This house would prohibit all research that tries to establish a relationship between race/ethnicity and intelligence
This house supports a greater military presence in East Asia
This house would grant native peoples copyright over depictions of their culture
This house believes that the majority ownership of sports clubs should go to local communities
This house would ban global financial speculation on land and property
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