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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.

about us


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.

about us

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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7 Sep 2014
The Croatian Debate Society (HDD) would  like  to  invite  you  to  the  international Winter Holidays Open (WHO). The...
28 Jul 2014
The IDEA Debate Exchange 2014 took place from 20 to 26 July in Hoorn, Netherlands. Fifty student debaters from across Europe took part in the event which was...
23 Jul 2014
The Netherlands should repay people whose ancestors it has enslaved. At least, that is what the proposition argued in a show debate on the second training day...

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Last training of series of debate and law and argumentation workshops for students from University of… http://t.co/n2lp4QMvI9
9:49 am - 22 Oct 14
▶ GDPPC Grand Finals Debate #3: This House would eradicate drug crops as a supply reduction strategy. http://t.co/X1LvLPlRWl
3:03 pm - 21 Oct 14
Today's debate: This House believes long term cooperation between Russia and the United States is possible. http://t.co/Ok3GFQuSYL
1:32 pm - 21 Oct 14
[Video] Become an ESUI Mentor http://t.co/YKqT1s98n0
11:15 am - 21 Oct 14
RT @ESUdebate: Are you a student debater in England/Wales who wants training in how to pass on skills to school kids? Get in touch http://t…
11:00 am - 21 Oct 14