FAO Debates - Semi-final 2011
Motions for 2012 debate tournament
1. Before each debate, a draw shall be made in order to decide on the competing teams, then the motion and lastly the sides (proposition or opposition).
2. The preparation time is 20 minutes. The teams can use their documents during preparation.
3. The debates are of the parliamentary format. The team defending the motion (or "question") is called the proposition and is the first to speak whereas the other team is called the opposition. After the first speaker of the proposition has (...)
- - Word - 67.5 ko
- - Word - 102 ko
This is a collection of various articles found on the internet about the question of whether or not to privatize water distribution.
See also the links bottom left of this page
- - Word - 83 ko
This is a selection of various documents on the internet (mostly from the press) discussing the issue. Many from Australia as the parliament is actually discussing the topic now.
- - HTML - 26 ko
- - PDF - 252.7 ko
This is the summary of an important report published by the FAO on the issue. The summary is in the last pages after the table of content etc. You can find the complete report on the FAO site for those who want.
- - PowerPoint - 2 Mo