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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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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.


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5 May 2015
Why is democracy good? And should development aid be made dependent on respect for women’s rights? Volunteers from Peace Brigades International Netherlands (...
4 May 2015
The Czech Debate Society, wish to invite you to the 12th edition of our traditional international high school debate tournament, the Heart of Europe 2015. The...
29 Apr 2015
Tuesday evening, April 21, Schilderswijk The Hague. Like every Tuesday, a group of youngsters from Marokkaans Jongerengeluid (Moroccan Youth Voices) get...
22 Apr 2015
Seven enthusiastic youth workers from Duiven in the Netherlands participated in a two-day training of trainers on 9 and 10 April. They learned how to encourage...

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#TBT Photos from IDEA Youth Forum 2010 that took place from Jul 22 to Aug 4 in Zeeland in the Netherlands. https://t.co/OCI0JVbcVm
3:00 pm - 23 Jul 15
The Arguer’s Lexicon. Prepared by the Ontario Humanities Council on Rhetoric, Argumentation & Philosophy. http://t.co/8mNs1Mceuj
1:00 pm - 23 Jul 15
The Tricks People Use to Avoid Debate. http://t.co/2FvkRICPYH
11:12 am - 23 Jul 15
Today's debate: This House would go vegetarian. http://t.co/tPx0eC32eL
3:07 pm - 22 Jul 15
Art&Design for Advocacy 2015: How art can surpass the language barrier to reach people from different backgrounds? https://t.co/5WEyjlbgy9
1:08 pm - 22 Jul 15