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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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31 Oct 2014
IDEA member Open Communication held its annual Belgrade Open from the 24th to 26th of October, 2014. The competition, held at the Faculty of Law of the...
30 Oct 2014
IDEA Netherlands (NL) will offer a series of seven debate workshops on Tuesday evenings to the We Are Here Academy, a cooperation project of the VU University...
27 Oct 2014
IDEA has created a video gallery of all European projects. It offers recordings of debate finals, public debates and trainings from a variety of European...
15 Oct 2014
The 'Police and youth' project is taking off in The Hague’s Schildersbuurt on November 14. It will be a cooperation project between the local Hague...

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Comic strip on positive society created by the participants of the Art and Design for Advocacy training in Serbia. http://t.co/WuoNJ22Z8v
4:01 pm - 25 Nov 14
RT @asnider #idas14 practice round 5. http://t.co/JGIXdKzvjp
11:37 am - 25 Nov 14
IDEBATE Press: Finding Your Voice - A Comprehensive Guide to Collegiate Policy Debate. http://t.co/kExOBmYDLE
9:30 am - 25 Nov 14
How can we make European asylum policy more humane? European debate in Amsterdam. http://t.co/JnvWMXowdj
3:55 pm - 24 Nov 14
Comic strip on consumerism created by the participants of the Art and Design for Advocacy training in Serbia. http://t.co/x9ymqkWErN
11:45 am - 24 Nov 14