WSDC 2012 Capetown, South Africa

Following the GSDC 2011 final at Patch High School, ten applicants for the World Schools Debating Championship 2012 in Capetown, South Africa have been selected and interviewed. The delegation consists of the following debaters:


Bhavesh Argaval - Heinrich-v-Gagern-GYM, Frankfurt am Main
Louisa Benk - Parler-GYM, Schwäbisch Gmünd
Antonia Schmidt - St. Benno-GYM, Dresden
Sophia Jaimes-Ramos, Max-Born-GYM Backnang
Felix Jiang - Landesgymn. f. Hochbegabte, Schwäbisch Gmünd

Coach: Marie Schreier, University of Tübingen

Judges:
Klaus-Peter Heil, Parler-GYM, Schwäbisch Gmünd
Christopher Sanchez, Max-Born-GYM, Backnang

Congratulations delegation members and enjoy the preparations!

Newspaper articles on the Germany team:

http://www.stuttgarter-zeitung.de/inhalt.junge-weltbuergerin-im-team-deutschland.48bcd52d-16b7-4fed-a429-7cb8e7ea67ba.html

http://www.bkz-online.de/node/338786

http://www.fnp.de/fnp/region/lokales/frankfurt/der-wortjongleur-vom-gagern_rmn01.c.9603656.de.html

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Round

Motion

1

THW ban alcohol

2

THBT newly democratised Arab nations should not allow religious parties to participate in elections (prepared)

3

THW allow single parents in prison to raise their children behind bars

4

THBT developing nations should place limits on internal rural-urban migration (prepared)

5

THBT the police should use racial profiling when fighting crime

5R

Reserve: THBT government-run broadcasting stations should give airtime to racist political parties (Used  for India vs Mexico)

6

THBT the feminist movement should seek a ban on pornography (prepared)

7

THS Child Labour in the Developing World

8

THBT states should enshrine legally actionable socio-economic rights (prepared)

OF

THBT the govt should create schools that teach in endangered indigenous languages

QF

THBT Gay rights organizations should out gay public figures

SF

THS a 100% tax on all inherited wealth

GF

TH regrets South Africa’s decision to use the Truth and Reconciliation Commission rather than prosecuting perpetrators of crimes committed under Apartheid (prepared)

Source: www.debateable.org

Germany's pairings at WSDC in Capetwon 2012:

Rd1: GER v Ireland lost :(
Rd2: Lithuania v GER lost :(
Rd3: Denmark v GER won :)
Rd4: GER v Australia lost :(
Rd5: GER v Indonesia lost :(
Rd6: Sri Lanka v GER lost :(
Rd7: India v GER won :)
Rd8: GER v Czech Republic won :)

Find the full draw here.

More information about the tournament can be found here.

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