The 2019 marks the 25th year of the debate programme in Latvia. Our member the “Debate Center” has been organizing for 25 years debate tournaments for young students by using Karl Popper debate format. In order to raise our competitiveness, this year has marked transition to World School Debate format. 

October 23, 2019

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”. 

October 18, 2019

IDEA is kicking off in september the campaign “Debate changes your life”, which also will coincide with the beginning of the 20th anniversary celebration.  

September 16, 2019