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IMUDO 2013

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Round 1: This house would Allow Adults to Retrospectively Sue Their Parents for Bad Parenting (non-criminal)
Round 2: This house believes that States Should Set Up Permanent Inhumanity Exhibitions
Round 3: This house would Allow Prisoners Sentenced For More Than 1 Year Nett (3 years gross) to have sex in prisons
Round 4: This house would Always Attach Micro Recording Devices On Police Officers While They Are On Duty.
Quarters: This house would Implement Good Samaritan Laws
Semis: This house would Set Up Hypermarkets To Eliminate The Middlemen
Finals: This house would Allow A Deceased Man’s Sperm to Be Extracted For Artificial Insemination By His Partner Without Prior Consent.

Great Gender Debate 2013

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Round 1: This house would give incentives to women to participate in the military forces
Round 2: This house believes that we should stop gender affirmative action in refugees admission
Round 3: This house suggests  cohabitation as the new marriage
Round 4: This house would grant fathers paternity leave
Round 5: This house would only give brith to women
Round 6: This house believes that the government should pay women to become housewives
Round 7: This house believes that Islamic countries that allow women to drive should openly condemn countries who don’t
Round 8: This house would create a quota and provide subsidies for women home ownership
Round 9: This house would censor movies that objectify women
Round 10: This house would abolish single sex schools
Round 11: This house would prioritize the posting of female diplomats to countries with bad human rights record
Round 12: This house would ban arranged marriages
Round 13: This house would elect the women’s minister through a national elections where only women can vote
Round 14: This house believes that the state should compel employers to pay half of husbands salary directly into the wife’s account

WUDC 2013 Berlin motions

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Round 1: THW create public housing for the poor in wealthy areas
Round 2: THBT Japan should acquire nuclear weapons
Round 3: THW only imprison individuals who pose a direct and continuing threat to society
Round 4: THBT International development institutions (such as the World Bank) should not finance natural resource extraction projects in corrupt states
Round 5: THBT self described progressive males of dominant ethnicities are morally obliged to refrain from taking positions of responsibility where there is a qualified alternative candidate from a historically disadvantaged group who would otherwise receive the post
Round 6: THW legally permit soldiers to refuse to participate in military actions or missions on the basis of conscience
Round 7: THBT European Union nations should forgive Greece’s sovereign debt
Round 8: THBT countries with booming populations should allocate every adult a single tradable permit to have a child
Round 9: THW ban political parties and require all candidates for national public office to seek election as independents

English as a foreign language (EFL) breaking rounds motions:

Quarter Finals THBT publicly funded universities should be required to reduce enrolment in degree programs within their university that have statistically poor employment outcomes
Semi Finals THBT policies that may have significant environmental consequences should be subject to a veto by a ‘supreme court’ of scientific experts
Final This House welcomes the decline of the USA as the sole global super power.

English as a second language (ESL):

Quarter Finals: THBT publicly funded universities should be required to reduce enrolment in degree programs within their university that have statistically poor employment outcomes
Semi Finals: THBT the feminist movement should actively promote norms of stable monogamous relationships
Grand Final: THBT representative democracies with large numbers of foreigners living in their territory (on temporary or permanent basis) should create specific seats to represent them in parliament.

Partial Double Octo Finals THBT universities should never prohibit research or teaching on the grounds of sexist, racist or otherwise discriminatory implications

Main break motions:

Octo Finals: THBT the US should cut off military aid to Egypt
Quarter Finals: THW ban all advertising of consumer goods and services
Semi Finals: TBHT the WTO should never allow nations to place export restrictions on food, rare-earth metals, and other non-oil commodities
Grand Final: THW not allow religious communities to expel members on the basis of views or actions that contradict doctrinal teachings