The Slovak Debate Association (SDA) invites you to its Bratislava Schools Debating Championships (BSDC) this spring. Last year saw 250 participants from 17 countries all over the world compete against each other and prepare for the World Schools Championships. This year promises to be even better, and you have until the end of this week (7th of February) to register! The format of the competition is World Schools, the Chief Adjudicator of this year's BSDC will be Derek Lande, the first time ever that the tournament will feature a male CA.

February 04, 2015

In search of young people’s perception of the Velvet revolution

January 13, 2015

IDEA celebrated its 15th anniversary in November. In those fifteen years, IDEA NL has cooperated with many different partners, donors and hosts to its events, but most importantly, with its members. We would therefore like to take this opportunity to present our members, and thank them for their contributions. Meet SDA, our Slovakian member. 

December 19, 2014

For a third year in a row, the Slovak Debate Association (SDA) teamed up with a group of young Czech and Slovak enthusiasts, many of them Oxford students and alumni, to deliver a week-long training event for high school students from the two republics. Over a hundred of them participated in the 2013 “Discover” summer academy, held August 4-11 in Podskalie, Slovakia.

February 05, 2014

The Slovak Debate Association (SDA) organised two regional tournaments in October as part of the idebateEU project. A total of 71 three-member teams participated in the events held in Bratislava (Western Slovakia) on October 18-19 and Michalovce (Eastern Slovakia) on October 25-26. Both tournaments had four rounds of preliminary debates - two on a prepared motion that the EU should have granted asylum to Edward Snowden and two on impromptu motions.

November 01, 2013