I had an reasonably good round in terms of the quality of the teams but they hadn't done enough research on Northern Ireland before coming here so the quality of the debate and the analysis suffered a bit. There aren't that many possible "Irish topics" and the north is right at the top of the list so they should have known better.
December 30, 2009
Botswana are the only bidders for Worlds in 2011.

They still have to be confirmed at council on New Years day.

DLSU are going to bid for 2012

December 30, 2009
The motion for round 5 of the world debating championships is:

This house believes that China and India should bear the same obligations as the West in fighting climate change.

December 30, 2009
The motion for round 5 of the world debating championships is:

This house believes that China and India should bear the same obligations as the West in fighting climate change.

December 30, 2009
The motion for round 6 of the world debating championships is:

This house would criminalise adultery.

December 30, 2009
The motion for round 6 of the world debating championships is:

This house would criminalise adultery.

December 30, 2009
We were on the Irish news today. To see the slot visit http://www.rte.ie/news/6news/ and the segment is towards the bottom of the list.

In case you are reading this after December 30th looking at the RTE website I think the link will change to http://www.rte.ie/news/2008/1230/6news.html from tomorrow.
December 30, 2009
We are waiting for the start of round 4. The last few stragglers are being rounded up and the org comm are making a series of announcements.
December 30, 2009
We are waiting for the start of round 4. The last few stragglers are being rounded up and the org comm are making a series of announcements.
December 30, 2009
The motion for round 4 of the world debating championships is:

This house would force the religious desegregation of Northern Irish schools.

December 30, 2009

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