#SupportYemen and Resonate Yemen held the first First Oxford Style Debate on Thursday May 3rd, 2012 on the following motion:
"Foreign Aid to Yemen Caused More Harm than Good"
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.
Before the debate:
For the motion: 28.5%
Against the motion: 46%
After the debate:
For the motion: 60.7%
Against the motion: 39.3%
The winner of this debate was Team One arguing for the motion "Foreign Aid to Yemen Caused More Harm than Good"