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BPP win EUDC 2012
Submitted by Colm Flynn on 20 August 2012
BPP A (Jack Watson & Harish Natarajan) have won the 2012 European Universities Debatine Championships in Serbia.
In the Final they defeated Oxford A (Tom Hosking& Hasan Dindjer), TCD Hist A (Christine Simpson & Mark Haughton) and Cambridge A (Joe Roussos & Ashish Kumar). Defeated semifinalists were Cambridge C, UCS L&H A, TCD Hist B and ULU B.
The full tab can be found at https://www.facebook.com/groups/belgradeeudc
Maria English from Cambridge C was the top speaker:
1.Maria English (Cambridge C)
2.Harish Natarajan (BPP A)
3. Rebecca Meredith (Cambridge C)
4. Jack Watson (BBP A)
5. Tom Hoskings (Oxford A)
6. Pam Cohen (Durham A)
7. Joe Roussos (Cambridge A)
8. Lindsay Bing (ULU B)
9. Ashish Kumar (Cambridge A)
9. Richard Robinson (ULU B)
Leiden A won the English as a Second Language (ESL) competition. In the final they defeated Berlin A, RRIS B and Tallin A. Danique Van Koppenhagen (Utrecht A) was the top ESL speaker.
R1: THB parents should choose not to send their children to private school.
R2: THBT First Nations' Peoples (e.g. Native Americans) who live in geographically separate areas should be given complete autonomous govt.
R3: THBT the music industry should not facilitate the comebacks of artists who committed violent crimes.
R4: THBT the Mexican government should remove all limits on law enforcement and the military in the fight against organised crime.
R5: THBT the ECB should unconditionally buy significant amounts of government debt from struggling Eurozone countries
R6: THW limit the amount that can be spent by corporations in any one course of litigation
R7: THW require the military to recruit solders in direct proportion to the socioeconomic make up of their country.
R8: THBT the Palestinians should accept complete demilitarisation in returned for a guaranteed sovereign state.
R9: THW allow anyone to take up residence in any country, provided that they will not be an economic burden on that country.
ESL Quarters: THS life sentence without parole for serial re-offenders
ESL Semis: TH believes that militaries in newly democratised arab states should act as guardians of secularism
ESL Final: THW retrospectively remove all amnesty granted to those who committed crimes as part of oppressive regimes.
EUDC QF: THBT Republika Srpska should secede from BIH.
EUDC Semis: THB schools should aggressively stream students according to their ability from a young age.
EUDC Grand Final: THW amend the US constitution to prohibit any involvement by religious organizations in the electoral process
I should have posted this last week but I was on holiday for the last two weeks with limited internet access.