Registation for the IDEA Debate Exchange is closing on the 10th of June! Join us for a great training and exchange experience on how to become a better debate trainer, spread debate to new areas and develop new ideas for cooperation.

June 03, 2016

Do you want to learn how to be a better debate trainer? Do you want to learn how to expand debate into new areas? Are you looking for new ideas on how to organise debate events or looking for opportunities to cooperate with other debaters in Europe?

April 17, 2015

The Leiden Debating Union hosted a public debate about the question: “Should the EU have acted more resolutely to counter the Crimean Crisis?” in cooperation with IDEA NL and Bürger Europas in the KOG on December 10.  

December 12, 2014

On Wednesday the 10th of December the Leiden Debating Union organises a public debate about the question "Should the EU have acted more resolutely to counter the Crimean Crisis?", in cooperation with IDEA, Burger Europe and VDCH.

December 10, 2014

IDEA NL and three Dutch student debating societies are cooperating with Bürger Europas and IDEA member VDCH on a project called European Debates. The project consists of a series of public debates between politicians, experts and young Europeans about key issues of European politics. The debates are conducted as Oxford-style debates following a pro-contra approach.

November 10, 2014

Location: BrusselsDeadline for application: 10 November 2014The International Debate Education Association (IDEA) is seeking to appoint a Communications Manager to develop and implement the organisation’s communications strategy on a fixed-term basis for nine months to cover maternity leave.The role will be based in IDEA Central, Brussels, Belgium and will report to the Executive Director of IDEA Central.IDEA is going through a period of change and is developing and strengthening its communications tools and activities.

October 16, 2014

The position of migrant youth in the labour market, the responses of African families to public authorities, the treatment of undocumented asylum seekers and the relations between the Netherlands and the Congo: all were discussed during the concluding event of the IDEA project  Inclusion of African Youth in Europe in Nieuwspoort, Den Haag on May 22. Five participants of the project presented their advocacy cases to a public of experts, young people with African roots and policy makers.

May 26, 2014

‘This Eurovision won’t have one winner. We’ll find new collaborations to make youth win!’

During this Eurovision Song Contest weekend, IDEA NL welcomes over 100 young to young-at-heart professionals from all over the world to the exchange ‘Connecting Youth to Society’ and to celebrate IDEA’s 15th anniversary from 9th till 12th of May. This international meeting focused on debate will suitably take place at debate centre De Rode Hoed in Amsterdam.

May 08, 2014

The thirteen participants from the project Inclusion of African Youth in Europe completed their blog-writing and advocacy trainings at the IDEA NL headquarters on January the 31st. The series of trainings sought to give them the instruments to plan and carry out their own advocacy campaigns and helped them develop a consistent and effective advocacy plan for projects that they are currently working on.

February 03, 2014