IDEA CA has recently worked with high school students in Issyk-Ata district (Chui Province) and Suzak district (Jalalabad Province) to teach them about how to open and manage debate clubs at school, as well as general information about debate.
The graduates of Media Camp 2017 continue their active work not only publishing their materials in the media, but also conducting educational events. In Kazakhstan (Shymkent) and Kyrgyzstan (Osh and Karakol) was held iTalk (iTalk - a platform for public speaking) on the theme "Media and Ethics". Invited speakers shared their stories when they faced with violations of journalistic ethics, as well as what should be done in such situations; how to properly prepare stories; how to check the news; cyber psychology and self-realization of youth through work in NGOs.
On October 2nd, 2017, was launched a two-week Central Asian media camp "Promotion of media literacy and journalistic ethics among the youth of Central Asia" on the shore of Lake Issyk-Kul (Kyrgyzstan).
In the event take part 30 delegates from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. They will gain knowledge in media literacy, development of critical thinking and debate skills.
Two strongest teams reached the final of the political debate Generation of Democracy as a result of five games (held from July 24 to August 24), these are the youth wings of political parties: Onuguu-Progress and Ak-Shumkar. On the final debate the winner will be determined. The game will be broadcast live on September 6, 2017 at 19:00, where the participants will discuss the topic of youth wings of political parties effectiveness increase.