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The International Debate Education Association (IDEA) gives young people a voice through education, debate and by raising their awareness about worldwide issues.

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IDEA NL:
New Project "Debating Threats to Democracy"

About IDEA

IDEA is an international network with over ten years of experience in teaching debate to young people.

We are dedicated to inspiring informed discussion around the world.

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Debate@Europe is an educational project for young people in six countries across Europe. It fosters dialogue and mutual understanding through online and offline debates on European issues.

News

  • 16 Feb 2017
    IDEA Network News
    IDEA NL and seven of its members have developed and implemented an evaluation project: From Measuring to Learning: The Impact of Debate Education on Critical Thinking...
  • 2 Feb 2017
    IDEA Network News
    IDEA NL and seven of its members have developed and implemented an evaluation project: From Measuring to Learning: The Impact of Debate Education on Critical Thinking...
  • 19 Jan 2017
    IDEA Network News
    Representatives of 14 youth organizations and 1 government agency took part in a training on evaluation methods over the January 14th-15th 2017 weekend. The event...
  • 10 Jan 2017
    IDEA Network News
    On the 17th of December, the dissemination seminar took place in Vilnius. Youth workers/teachers and representatives of different youth organizations gathered together...
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9 Jan 2017
The World Universities Debating Championships took place in The Hague from 27 December until January 4 with over a 1000 participants from all over the world....
19 Dec 2016
The IDEA Debate Exchange will go into its fourth consecutive year in 2017. We will be hosting 50 participants from 21 partner organisations in Helsinki for a...
26 Nov 2016
IDEA NL invites all participants to Dutch WUDC 2017to extend their stay in The Netherlands after Worlds and get together to share their ideas to help build our...
5 Aug 2016
All international participants of the IDEA Debate Exchange have now left Sofia. After the final day of the Exchange on Monday the 1st, and sightseeing for some...

Populism in Europe

Tweets

RT @idebate_uk: Express Yourself! Host a #AnimalResearch debate w/c 6th March and make your voice heard: https://t.co/Irq6tMnoQv
12:43 pm - 1 Mar 17
RT @iiudebate: It is only a few hours from now. Find out what is the big deal about the IIUM Debate Club! https://t.co/lrRoyzfcP7
11:39 am - 1 Mar 17
The University of Lisbon Debating Society is organizing Lisbon Debating School between 5th and 7th of May. https://t.co/qxGYDV3jsi
3:17 pm - 28 Feb 17
RT @idebate_uk: Speak up! Host your own #AnimalResearch debate w/c 6th March and make your voice heard: https://t.co/Irq6tMnoQv
1:06 pm - 28 Feb 17
IDEA MENA organized the first public debate on 25 Feb in Gabes: THBT some topics should not be debated. https://t.co/zU56HoIrJM #idebate
12:29 pm - 27 Feb 17