Essay Contest winners

IDEA is delighted to announce the winners of the International Essay Contest “Debate changed my life” elected early this week: Karolis Zeniauskas and Nikola Datkova.

Karolis Zeniauskas, from Lithuania, is the winner in the Tertiary Education category and she submitted the essay “I debate, therefore I am”. Nikola Datkova, from Slovakia, is the winner in the High School Category and she submitted the essay “Debate changed my life: A bet won”. 

Both the winners are invited to join IDEA in Brussels for the concluding event  "Debate Changed My Life", where they will have the opportunity to interact with MEPs and other important individuals on Monday the 11th of November. 

This contest is an activity within the framework of IDEA NL’s “Debate changes your life” campaign co-founded by Europe for Citizens Programme of the European Union.