Centrale IV 2015


In 2015 the Centrale Paris Debating Club organized a new edition of the Centrale IV on the 11th to 13st December.

Team cap: 40

CA team: Ben Gladnikoff, Joe Mayes, Olivia Sundberg Diez.

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  • R1: THW make teachers' pay conditional on the performance of their students.
  • R2: THW criminalise the consumption by pregnant women of substances known to be harmful to foetuses (e.g. alcohol, cigarettes).
  • R3: THBT national sports teams should reflect the ethnic diversity of their populations.
  • R4: TH supports the rise of the far-left in continental Europe (e.g. Syriza in Greece, Podemos in Spain).
  • R5: THBT atheists should actively promote atheism.
  • Semis: THBT former colonial powers should remove all restrictions on immigration for citizens from their former colonies.
  • Open Final: Info slide: For the purposes of this debate, you a British sniper on the front lines during WW2. Whilst on duty, your focus falls upon a German soldier showering in the German trench. The soldier is naked, unarmed and poses no immediate threat to the British lines.
    THW shoot the soldier.