Free Capacity Building Workshop 

iDebate are proud to announce it's latest Train the Trainer workshop with the Tony Blair Global Institute on Essential Dialogue Skills for the classroom. This workshop is aimed at youth professionals, debate coaches and educators. If you are interested in developing a tolerant diverse society through debate and dialogue then please join us on the 24th of May.


The workshop will cover

IDEA and its partners will host 250 young people from over 40 countries of the world at the 18th edition of it’s annual summer event – the IDEA Youth Forum.

Each April, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, in conjunction with The International Debate Education Association (IDEA) host a debate tournament and intellectual exchange. We bring together an elite and internationally diverse group of debaters and adjudicators, along with world renowned public intellectuals. 

The tournament is held in WUDC debate format. Rounds take place in Stern Hall with the exception of the final round, which is held in the Vandervort room. 

In 2012, the Round Robin will be held from April 5-7.



Macedonia Open is an annual debate event that has been gathering young people, coming primarily from South-East Europe, for the past 8 years and will be taking place the 28-30th of October 2011.


Op 10 december 2018 vindt in Pathé Amersfoort een groot debat plaats met studenten van MBO Amersfoort.
Vanaf 10.30 en 13.30 uur debatteren ca. 100 studenten over verbinding met de wijk en de stad Amersfoort om discriminatie tegen te gaan. Het debat is een initiatief van Werkgroep Multicultureel Vakmanschap van MBO Amersfoort en IDEA.

Learn how to judge debates with iDebate on the 5th December. It will be an engaging evening for anyone who is interested in the art of listening to other’s speeches and weighing up the relative merits of various competing arguments. The art of judging is different from that of debating so even if you are too shy to debate, or not good with public speaking, do give it a go.

The Great Debaters Competition is the annual showpiece of the Great Debaters Club, a social enterprise that trains its members to broaden their perspective by defending opinions other than their own.

The competition aims to offer a platform to organisations that are striving to change social attitudes towards an idea considered to be controversial, taboo, or simply ahead of its time by inviting them to decide the topics our members will debate, irrespective of their own personal opinions on them.