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What We Do

IDEA focuses on fundraising, capacity building, and delivering training for debate coaches, teachers, judges and debaters. Explore our activities, projects and the latest stories.

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Events

IDEA Debate Exchange - Bratislava
EVENT Aug 26, 2023

IDEA Debate Exchange - Bratislava

A unique event for debate experts, from organisational staff to coaches and adjudicators, the IDEA Debate Exchange provides the opportunity for networking, exchange of knowledge, and skill development.

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Recent projects

Active Youth Hub
PROJECT Feb 01, 2023 IDEA

Active Youth Hub

The “Active Youth Hub” project is focusing on addressing the needs of youth workers and, especially, those who work with underprivileged youth, with limited access to the adequate resources and to professional development opportunities.

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Dealing with Euroscepticism (DEUS)
PROJECT Jan 01, 2023

Dealing with Euroscepticism (DEUS)

Dealing with Euroscepticism (DEUS) represents a pan-European effort to deepen young people's understanding a appreciation of common European values, and help them spot and dismantle misinformation about the EU, especially in the run-up to the 2024 Eu...

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Empowering Youth Work for the Green Debate
PROJECT Sep 01, 2022

Empowering Youth Work for the Green Debate

The green transition is an ambitious goal set by the European Union and the focus of many governments, political parties, think tanks, NGOs, and citizen initiatives. The issues it encompasses are complex, and the solutions are not as straightforward ...

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VIDEO Aug 17, 2022

WSDC 2022 Semi-final - Sri Lanka v China - This house opposes academic activism

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PODCAST Feb 21, 2022

How to improve the mental well-being of debaters

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