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This August IDEA and the National University of Ireland, Galway will host 250 young people from over 40 countries at the 19th Global Youth Forum.


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8 Jul 2012
Team Pakistan talk to us in our Media Room. Their long journey from Pakistan to Mexico has been rewarded with becoming champions of this year's Karl Popper...
8 Jul 2012
We invited Team Guatemala for an interview after their first debating experience at the KPDC 2012.
8 Jul 2012
This year's topic for the KPDC finals was:"Guantanamo Bay prison should be closed down immediately" .Affirmative team: Pakistan: Zainab Hameed, Azeem Liaquaat...
8 Jul 2012
Watch Anna Karolin and Stella Agara train in the Mixed Teams Track of Youth Forum 2012. The session we've recorded for you deals with the use of evidence...
8 Jul 2012
The Coaches & Judges Track (CJT) helps experienced debaters transition into being coaches, judges, trainers or debate program developers.
8 Jul 2012
Roberto Carlos Gutierrez, the Executive Director of IDEA Mexico is addressing to the audience before KPDC 2012 final debate. Full speech. 
8 Jul 2012
Youth Forum participants were treated to a surprise today as a new tournament was announced: the Mixed Mixed Teams Tournament. Each team will consist of a...
7 Jul 2012
As Team Pakistan celebrates their victory at KPDC 2012, we present the first twenty teams of the preliminary rounds of this year's tournament. The full team...