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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 - Warsaw 2024
EVENT Aug 25, 2024

IDEA Debate Exchange - Warsaw 2024

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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Adjudicator Training Program at WSDC 2024
EVENT Jul 16, 2024

Adjudicator Training Program at WSDC 2024

We are excited to announce an opportunity for high school debate adjudicators within our network. We will be hosting an Adjudicator Training Program in conjunction with the World Schools Debating Championship (WSDC) 2024, taking place in Belgrade fro...

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IDEA Youth Forum 2024
EVENT Jul 08, 2024

IDEA Youth Forum 2024

The IDEA Youth Forum 2024 E+ Youth Exchange will take place in Prague from July 8th to July 14th. At this forum young people from all over Europe come to meet, learn, and discuss about the most important topics facing their and their country's societ...

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Recent projects

Speak Together
PROJECT Feb 29, 2024

Speak Together

Through the "Speak together" project we are supporting integration of Ukrainian refugees and marginalized youths. Through debate, we aim to foster inclusion, critical thinking, and European values. Our activities include creating an inclusion toolkit...

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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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PODCAST Feb 21, 2022

How to improve the mental well-being of debaters

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