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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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New Project "Debating Threats to Democracy"

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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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14 Sep 2015
The IDEA Debate Exchange 2015 was yet again a great success. The training and exchange event in Ljubljana for, mostly, European student debate organisations...
7 Sep 2015
IDAS 2015 -  World Debate Institute, USA and Za in proti, zavod za kulturo dialoga  invite you to register for 13th International Debate Academy...
16 Aug 2015
Dutch former high school debater Caspar Jacobs moved to Oxford for studies. He has taken up working at OxHoP and started up debate workshops for the homeless...
10 Aug 2015
A total of 57 participants have gathered yesterday and today for the second IDEA Debate Exchange in Ljubljana. Almost twice as many as the year before and with...
2 Aug 2015
Dutch former high school debater Caspar Jacobs moved to Oxford for studies. He has taken up working at OxHoP and started up debate workshops for the homeless...
21 Jul 2015
Dutch former high school debater Caspar Jacobs moved to Oxford for studies. He has taken up working at OxHoP and started up debate workshops for the homeless...
23 Jun 2015
Amsterdam/Talinn, June 20, 2015 Dear members and friends of IDEA NL, 
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...

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