Dare to think, argue to learn.

IDEA is a global membership organisation focused on using debate to support young people in becoming active, engaged, and critically thinking citizens.

Our projects

Over 700 debates and counting.

Debating can be intimidating at first. Get comfortable and explore our extensive Debatabase covering a wide variety of debate topics and arguments to start.

Slide 1 Image

Debate empowers.

IDEA aims to expand debate as a pedagogical approach key to the development of essential soft and transferable skills, with a particular focus on young people with fewer possibilities. 

Debate the 2022 Qatar World Cup with us
NEWS Nov 25, 2022

Debate the 2022 Qatar World Cup with us

The 2022 Football World Cup in Qatar, the most hotly debated sports event in history, has kicked off. Apart from discussing whether holders France, Brazil, or a number of other nations will lift the cup this year, the event has also sparked a large a...

Read More

One-time donation

IDEA supports young people in becoming critical thinkers and active citizens.

You can help.

Donate Now


Over seven hundred debates mostly written by experienced debaters are one click away!
Explore Debates
Member Icon
Club Icon