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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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15 Jun 2015
How can we become better debaters and trainers, and spread debate further in high schools? Debate organisations from five different countries developed a new...
7 May 2015
‘Dialogue and debate creates change. I will support all local youth workers, volunteers, trainers and role models who, as young heroes, help youth to take the...
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...

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Day 3 at #IDE15 continues with workshops on managing volunteers and training of trainers http://t.co/1qqDibguzO
2:33 pm - 11 Aug 15
Day 3 of the IDEA DEbate Exchange starts with training style, project management and debate club management. http://t.co/Npx5qVXSnl
12:50 pm - 11 Aug 15
RT @ESUdebate: Great workshops at the @iDebate conference so far! Can wholly recommend other #debate practitioners to consider attending ne…
12:50 pm - 11 Aug 15
IDEA Debate Exchange: 55 students from 20 countries help each other promote debate #IDE15 http://t.co/r0sEZC6shF http://t.co/LpUvz8gQ76
1:40 pm - 10 Aug 15
Belgrade Open 2015 to be held between 30 Oct - 1 Nov at the Faculty of Law. Registration opens 1 September. https://t.co/spfzQrc5Vy
11:00 am - 10 Aug 15