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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23 Jan 2015
Delta LLoyd will start supporting IDEA NL's new Mind you Wallet project in Amsterdam.
13 Jan 2015
In search of young people’s perception of the Velvet revolution
13 Jan 2015
The NGO "New Vision" would like to invite you to the 7 th Dnipro Open – 2015 Debate Tournament which will take place in...
12 Dec 2014
The Leiden Debating Union hosted a public debate about the question: “Should the EU have acted more resolutely to counter the Crimean Crisis?” in...
12 Dec 2014
The Féderation Francophone de Débate invites you to its annual World Championships, held in Paris from 18 to 22 May 2015. Participants from all countries are...
10 Dec 2014
On Wednesday the 10th of December the Leiden Debating Union organises a public debate about the question "Should the EU have acted more resolutely to...
9 Dec 2014
2015 promises to be yet another active and diverse year for IDEA NL.
2 Dec 2014
JUST Nijmegen organised a Mind your Wallet public debate on Thursday 27th of November. JUST is a part of youth work organisation Inter-lokaal that works to get...

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