WUDC 2016 in Thessaloniki, Greece
This time we joined another international debate competition, WUDC 2016 Thessaloniki. We sent one team to compete, which consist of Anggi Arishkan and Kario Teguh Chandra for EFL category. After a long time of preparation, finally the battle began on Monday, Dec 28th 2015.
In the first round, Atma Jaya got 1st with the motion THW allow states to use mercenary forces in combat roles in active military operations.
Round 2 of WUDC 2016 Atma Jaya got 4th place with the motion THW would prohibit private ownership of art deemed to be culturally or historically significant.
Round 3 of WUDC 2016 Atma Jaya got 4th place with the motion THBT all states should collectively aggregate and evenly distribute all revenue from mineral wealth globally on a per capita basis
Round 4 of WUDC 2016 Atma Jaya got 4th place with the motion THB that governments with racially diverse populations should never record the ethnic or racial background of their residents.
Round 5 of WUDC 2016 Atma Jaya got 2nd place with the motion THB the US should withdraw from East Asia and cede regional hegemony to China.
Round 6 of WUDC 2016 Atma Jaya got 1st place with the motion THBT states should adopt sunset clauses that legally force them to review and either re-authorize or revise their constitutions every generation.
Round 7 of WUDC 2016 Atma Jaya got 3rd place with the motion TH supports stronger collective bargaining rights and protections rather than legislated labor market regulations (e.g., wage levels and working conditions)
Round 8th of WUDC 2016 Atma Jaya got 4th place with the motion THBT the creation of feminist icons and their cults of personality are good for the feminist movement
Round 9 :
this was the last preliminary round, the motion for this round THBT that criminal punishments should be based only on the offenders’ culpability rather than the damages caused by the criminal act or other outcomes derived from the punishment. We got 1st position in this round
After 9 rounds of preliminary rounds, it was the time for breaking announcement, we manage to get 12 VP(s) but unfortunately we didn’t make it into the breaking list in EFL Category. But we got many experiences and knowledge in this world tournament, which can help us to improve our skill and performance in the next competition. Never give up and keep learning!!