Roundtable “From Debate Education towards Youth Engagement”

Hosted by Mr. Brando Benifei, member of the European Parliament, the event will bring together in a high level debate high authorities, policy makers, members of IDEA and young people. This round table will discuss the impact of debate education on the youth empowerment and therefore, on creating a more inclusive society.

 

AGENDA

14:30-  15:00 

Registration

15.00- 15:05 

Opening 

Moderator:

  • Daan Welling, International Programme Manager for the IDEA, European Universities Debating Champion in 2012

 

Speaker: 

  • Nikola Datkova and Karolis Zeniauskas, winners Essay Competition “Debate Changed My Life”

15.05 - 15.15

Opening Welcome

 

Speaker:

  • Brando Benifei, Member of the European Parliament

15.15 – 15:45

Show debate - Youth give voice to their climate change solutions

 

Speakers: 

  • Slovenia National Team vs Dutch National Team

15:45-16:00

Panel: Debate’s influence on education, empowerment and engagement of young people. 

 

Speaker: 

  • Miha Andrič, philosopher, international debate trainer and coach of the Slovenia National Team

16.00 - 16:30 

Panel discussion 

 

Moderator:

  • Daan Welling

 

Speakers: 

  • Joe Zompetti, Former President of IDEA
  • Mieke Schuurman, Senior Policy and Advocacy Coordinator: Children's Rights and Child Participation, Eurochild
  • Daria Arlavi, Education Counsellor, Permanent Representation of the Republic of Croatia to the EU

16:30 - 16:55

Q&A

16:55 - 17:00

Closing remarks

Registration: https://forms.gle/ufd7v5WADmRHxFSKA



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