About us

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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26 May 2014
The position of migrant youth in the labour market, the responses of African families to public authorities, the treatment of undocumented asylum seekers and...
20 May 2014
From May 9 – 11, the International Debate Education Association (IDEA) organized the exchange ‘Connecting Youth to Society.’ At the Exchange, around 100 youth...
17 May 2014
The Erasmus Debating Society (EDS) of Rotterdam hosted a public debate on the question: “Should we always put ecology before economic growth?” on 14 May 2014,...
15 May 2014
Young debaters from across Europe took part in the League of Young Voters European Cup, organised by the International Debate Education Association, from...

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@iDebate job opportunity - Programmes Coordinator at IDEA UK, London http://t.co/1hGacwkCBk
12:50 pm - 3 Jul 14
GDPPC 2014: Five winners of $10,000 revealed | Global Debate and Public Policy Challenge http://t.co/m0Wk5qs1Cj
12:21 pm - 30 Jun 14
IDEA UK trains the youth trainers in London http://t.co/cKCRmYrl3K
8:36 am - 30 Jun 14
Congrats to all participants. RT @mfostrander Just won #GDPPC (and $10k) @idebate @gppi http://t.co/3lnzux3M0e
8:36 am - 30 Jun 14
GDPPC Grand Finals Debate 3: This House would eradicate drug crops as a supply reduction strategy. @… http://t.co/osZ4SPe82B
9:42 am - 27 Jun 14