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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6 Apr 2015
The Athens Open 2015 will be organised from Friday August 28 to S
1 Apr 2015
March 30 at the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in Amsterdam: 54 health care professionals from developing countries participated in a debate training by IDEA...
31 Mar 2015
Universidad del Rosario and the CMUDE Organising Committee would like to extend a warm invitation to all foreign debaters that speak Spanish as a foreign/...
30 Mar 2015
Seven teenage mothers and two young girls living in an assisted living project debated with care professionals, municipal council members and the welfare and...
25 Mar 2015
People with disabilities argue for an inclusive society.
23 Mar 2015
International IDEA Debate in the Neighbourhood Learning Circle.How can society reach out to young people with fewer chances? How can we motivate them to...
9 Mar 2015
On a cold Thursday morning in February, young people from the Antwerp "problem district" Kiel meet with police for a Debate in the Neighbourhood...
6 Mar 2015
The new Mind your Wallet season has begun! IDEA NL has stimulated hundreds of young people to discuss financial debt and solutions to financial problems, thus...

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1:16 pm - 26 May 17
RT @IDEAMENA: Strategies for building cases and WSDC format training for the Tunisian Coalition of Debate Clubs and Associations. #Debate…
11:37 am - 21 May 17
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9:50 am - 17 May 17
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7:59 am - 17 May 17
RT @idebate_uk: Should schools adopt gender-neutral uniforms? #iDebate https://t.co/s0PSSBYPwa
6:46 am - 16 May 17