Yemen Enlightenment First Oxford Style Debate on the following motion: "Foreign Aid to Yemen Caused More Harm than Good". The debate was held at the residence of the Ambassador of Spain to Yemen on Thursday May 3rd, 2012
The audience casted their votes on the motion twice, before and after the debate. The team that changed the most minds in the course of the debate declared winner.
Debate Motion: Foreign Aid to Yemen Caused More Harm than Good
Before the debate: For the motion: 28.5% Undecided: 25% Against the motion: 46%
After the debate: For the motion: 60.7% Undecided: 0% Against the motion: 39.3%
The winner of this debate is Team One arguing for the motion "Foreign Aid to Yemen Caused More Harm than Good"
Team One: Arguing for the motion
- Atiaf Al-Wazir Researcher, NGO consultant & blogger based in Sana'a Twitter: @WomanFromYemen
- Ibrahim Mothana Activist, writer and a cofounder of Watan party. Twitter: @imothanaYemen
Team Two: Arguing against the motion:
- Rana Jarhum Gender and Youth Officer at RTI International
- Ala'a Jarban Youth Activist & Business Student at Sana'a University. #SupportYemen Twitter: @AJYemen