Motion Archive 2010-2011




Culture and Indigenous People JOVED 2010 THBT countries should have reserved seats in the parliament for indigenous people
THW protect traditional land for modern development
THW impose compulsory income-management policy for indigenous people
NUEDC 2010 THW impose minimum quota to university for indigenous people
WUDC 2010 THW prosecute communities for complicity in honour killings.
This house would ban all procedures to alter one’s racial appearance.
Australs 2010 That we support granting land rights to indigenous peoples as a means of redressing historical injustice
Death ALSA UI 2011 THW ban segregated cemeteries
THW allow consensual cannibalism
Economy JOVED 2010 THBT China’s policy to increase Yuan’s flexibility is the way to go
THW stop removing trade barriers in ACFTA
TH regrets Euro
ALSA UI 2011 THW abolish all conditions of development aid for war-torn countries
THB in austerity to survive in times of financial crisis
THBT EU and US should abolish their subsidy on agricultural commodities
WUDC 2011 This house believes that central banks should set limits on government spending
This house would buy local
WUDC 2010 This house would ban labour unions.
Education Australs 2010 That we should ban homeschooling
That we support the use of school vouchers
That we should link funding of schools to performance in standardised exams
Environment IVED 2011 THBT the Cancun results have brought us nowhere
THBT developed countries should offer asylum to refugees of small-island developing states that are displaced due to climate change
THW criminalize those who deny that climate-change is man-made
NUEDC 2010 THW directly put the CEOs of extraction companies criminally liable for major environmental damages.
BAWOR 2010 THW shut down BP globally
Families ALSA UI 2010 1)   THBT deaf parents should be allowed to genetically modify their future children to be deaf
2)   In places where it is allowed, THW also require the father’s consent in undergoing abortion
3)   THBT Indonesia should impose a tax proportionate to the number of children a family has
BAWOR 2010 4)    If the technology is possible, THW allow parents to implant GPS in their children
NUEDC 2010 5)   THBT parents should be allowed to genetically engineer the traits of their children for cosmetic purposes
IVED 2011 6)   Assuming technological feasibility, THW allow parents to alter the genes of their children to determine their sexual orientation
7)   THW ban all forms of artificial reproduction technologies (IVF, surrogates, sperm banks, etc.) to force couples to adopt
8)   THW pay the poor not to have children
WUDC 2011 9)   This house believes that governments should not provide benefits on the basis of marital status
This house would prefer that the children of racial minorities be adopted by parents of that race
WUDC 2010 This house would financially incentivize both inter-faith and inter-ethnic marriages.
Australs 2010 That infidelity should be a factor in the financial resolution of divorce
That senior citizens should be financially supported (when required) by their adult children
That courts should refuse to recognise pre-nuptial agreements
That China should abolish the ‘one child’ policy
Gender Equality/ Women JOVED 2010 1)   THBT female condom with teeth to prevent rape brings more harm than good to woman empowerment
2)   THBT feminist movement in 1st world countries have betrayed their sisters in the 3rd world
3)   THW acknowledge the 3rd gender category in national ID card
BAWOR 2010 4)    THW separate men and women passengers in public transportation
5)   THW ban menopause hormonal pills
WUDC 2010 6)   This house believes that developing nations should pay for the full tuition of female university students.
Geopolitics JOVED 2010 THW partition Kyrgyzstan
TH supports special tribunal in Kenya
In conflict areas, THW channel aid through NGOs rather than recipient states’ governments
NUEDC 2010 THBT the US should sanction Israel until the Gaza blockade is lifted
WUDC 2011 This wouse would prioritise asylum Seekers who have engaged in armed struggle against oppressive regimes
This house believes that the southern African development community (SADC) should pursue political union
This house would buy countries votes in international organizations
This wouse would invade Zimbabwe
This house supports a one state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
WUDC 2010 THW prohibit high-ranking members of the Sri Lankan military and the Tamil Tigers from participation in the election.
THW partition Sudan.
This house believes the West should recognise the Dali Lama
Australs 2010 That New Zealand and Australia should remove the Fiji Government by force
That New Zealand and Australia should place no restrictions migrants from Pacific countries, other than those relating to health and security
That the US should not sell arms to Taiwan
That the Philippines should have a Truth and Reconciliation Commission into the crimes of the Arroyo administration instead of criminal trials
That the US should withdraw its military bases from Europe
That we should say, au revoir, tot ziens, and, finally, partition Belgium
That Turkish admission to the EU should be contingent upon a full recognition of the Armenian genocide
Health WUDC 2010 THW abolish taxes on alcohol and cigarettes that go beyond normal sales taxes.
THW grant those diagnosed with terminal illnesses the right to access treatments that have not completed clinical testing.
Indonesia ALSA UI 2010 1)   THW reopen the LAPINDO case
2)   THW force all POLRI high officials to step down
3)   THBT Sri Mulyani and Boediono should temporarily step down until Century case is settled
IVED 2011 4)   TH refuses to directly elect Yogyakarta’s governor
5)   THBT building religious house of worships should not require authorization from the government
6)   THW strip off all the wealth of high-profile corruptors, regardless of the actual amount of money they corrupt
BAWOR 2010 7)   THW refuse Obama’s courtesy call to Indonesia for his support to Israel
International Security IVED 2011 1)   THBT the US should launch a military intervention to Congo against the Lord’s Resistance Army
2)   THBT the Mexican government should let international forces in to oppose drug cartels
3)   THBT the UN should offer large bounties for the capture or the destruction of pirate ships in Somalia
ALSA UI 2011 4)   THW make aid inversely proportionate with military spending
5)   THBT conscription of child soldiers by their parents is justified in the war for freedom
6)   THBT UN should take sides against oppressive regimes who has lost the legitimacy of its people
NUEDC 2010 7)   THW invade North Korea
BAWOR 2010 8)   THW abolish the United Nations Security Council
WUDC 2011 9)   This house believes that all states have a right to nuclear weapons
Law ALSA UI 2011 THW hold gun manufacturers liable for crimes committed by third parties using their firearm products.
THW stop plea bargaining in criminal court
THBT supreme court judges should be democratically elected
WUDC 2011 This house believes that domestic courts should try foreign nationals who commit war crimes abroad
This house believes that courts should not enforce wills that discriminate on the basis of race
WUDC 2010 This House would use faith based rehabilitation in prison.
This house would allow prisoners to raise their babies behind bars.
Australs 2010 That all defendants and victims in sexual assault trials should have their identity protected until a verdict is reached
That socially progressive movements should use the courts to advance social change
That we should prohibit private prisons
Media NUEDC 2010 THW require the users of social networking websites to register using their real ID (Octofinal)
WUDC 2010 THW ban all pornography.
This House believes that democratic states should own their own broadcasting corporations.
This house would prohibit expression that portrays convicted war criminals in a positive light.
THB that the United States government should subsidize Twitter to liberalize oppressed societies
THB that the media should show the full horror of war
Natural Disaster Management JOVED 2010 THW put moratorium on deepwater oil drilling
THW not compel unwilling civilians to evacuate their homes upon an impending natural disasters
THW abolish the debts for disaster-stricken states
Politics and Government WUDC 2011 This house believes that the courts should break up consistently dominant political parties
This house prefers a philosopher King to a tyrannical democracy
Religion ALSA UI 2011 1)   TH opposes organized religion
2)   THBT religion is a force of good
3)   THW grant religious institutions the right to discriminate
Australs 2010 That we should prevent parents from raising their children in a particular religious faith
That governments should refuse to recognise Scientology as a religion
That it should be a crime to insult religions
Same-Sex IVED 2011 THW subsidize child stories authors to create more homosexual heroes & heroines
THBT gay communities should ‘out’ gay public figures
TH opposes the repealing of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell
NUEDC 2010 THBT gay pride parade have brought more harm than good (SemiFinal)
WUDC 2010 This House would ban any scheme intended to cure homosexuality
Social Justice WUDC 2011 This house would give more votes to the poor
This wouse would allow teachers unions the right to strike
Sport WUDC 2011 This house believes that national sporting teams should reflect the diversity of the national population
Australs 2010 That we should ban the international trade in sportspeople under the age of 18
That we should ban the private ownership of professional sporting clubs
That all countries competing in the Olympics should have to include male and female athletes
Technology BAWOR 2010 THW ban cell-phones
WUDC 2011 This wouse would require individuals to reveal their actual identity when communicating on the internet
War ALSA UI 2010 THW prohibit the use of mercenaries in conflict areas
THBT weapons trade should not be allowed
THW distort the truth to its people for the sake of war efforts

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