Mexico 2012

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30 JUL 2012
We are happy to release the full speaker rankings from this year's Karl Popper Debating Championship. These were also the results that were used to determine...
23 JUL 2012
Here are the full results of the British Parliamentary Track Tournament of the 2012 IDEA Youth Forum. Winners: Blue Cheese Brigade 1 (Masahiro Kusunoki, David...
23 JUL 2012
This year's IDEA Youth Forum British Parliamentary Tournament (BPT) champions are team “The Blue Cheese Brigade” compose of David Yoo from the USA and Masahiro...
22 JUL 2012
Toader Mateoc, this year's Spirit Award for Coaches winner, talks to us about the award and the Youth Forum in Mexico.
20 JUL 2012
The final debate of this year's IDEA Youth Forum Mixed Team Tournament was held in the beautiful venue Centro Fox founded by former President of Mexico Vicente...

Youth Forum: British Parliamentary Tournament final debate

20 JUL 2012
The final debate of this year's IDEA Youth Forum British Parliamentary Tournament was held in the beautiful venue Centro Fox founded by former President of...
20 JUL 2012
We have prepared a graphic that shows the results and pairings of the elimination rounds at this year's Mixed Team Tournament at the IDEA Youth Forum in Mexico...
19 JUL 2012
President Vicente Fox joins the participants of IDEA Youth Forum 2012 held in Leon, Mexico to watch the final debate of Mixed Team Tournament. The prepared...
17 JUL 2012
Team Avada Kedavra, consisting of Ahmed Shujjan, Paul K. Lee and Danny Kim, are this year's Mixed Teams Tournament winners.
17 JUL 2012
The former president of Mexico Mr. Vicente Fox Quesada joins the participants of IDEA Youth Forum Mexico 2012 to watch the Mixed Team Tournament final debate...
16 JUL 2012
The 2012 IDEA Youth Forum is now over, after the finals day at Centro Fox. We prepared a video for the closing ceremony of the event that summarises the two...
14 JUL 2012
It's the final day here at the Youth Forum in Mexico and we will bring you the action live from President Fox's Centre in the outskirts of Leon. The...
14 JUL 2012
As we're getting ready for the final day at Centro Fox, where we will be joined by former President of Mexico Vicente Fox to celebrate the achievement of all...
12 JUL 2012
It's the 11th day of IDEA Youth Forum Mexico 2012 here in Leon, Mexico and the participants are ready for Mixed Team Tournament (MTT). This year we have 21...

 

10 JUL 2012
IDEA Youth Forum has been covered almost on daily basis in the local Mexico media. Lot of Youth Forum participants were featured in the news, something that...
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...
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...
7 JUL 2012
Team Pakistan, Zainab Hameed, Azeem Liaquaat and Ahmed Shujjan, won the Karl Popper Debate Championship against team Korea, Yoonjoe Sul, Peter Kim and Korea...
6 JUL 2012
Tony looks back at the past few days and tells us what happened at KPDC 2012. Follow the final tomorrow online through our livestream or on our Twitter hashtag...
5 JUL 2012
After four exciting debates, USA AHL, Pakistan, Team Senorita and Korea are in the semi-finals of this year's Karl Popper Debate Championship. The results were...
5 JUL 2012
After facing Lithuania team in the octofinals, Mexico participants were defeated debating the topic: “All the terrorist suspects should be judged by...
5 JUL 2012
Periódico CORREO “The young people are debating to change the world”
5 JUL 2012
After a rough day, the six rounds of the  Karl Popper Debate Championship ended.
5 JUL 2012
TV4 Guanajuato featured the IDEA Youth Forum in their daily evening news program. You can watch the video here in Spanish.
5 JUL 2012
After the octofinals, teams USA AHL, YOLO, Pakistan, Lithuania, Japan, Senorita, Korea and Estonia are still in the competition. Here are the results:
5 JUL 2012
The break rounds of the Karl Popper Debate Championship start today here at the 18th IDEA Youth Forum. Octofinals, quarterfinals and semifinals are going to...
4 JUL 2012
We have been posting the photos our media team is taking here in Mexico on our Flickr account. Here's all of our Forum photos up to now!
 
4 JUL 2012
Chris Baugh discusses case building on ethnic profiling with a group of International New Debaters track participants.     Chris Baugh is a...
4 JUL 2012
Tony interviews Ricardo Viramontes, one of the participants of the International New Debaters track.
4 JUL 2012
The IDEA Youth Forum is in México and it has been covered by the most important local newspapers. It was announced on the first page of the AM, while local...
4 JUL 2012
The Karl Popper Debate Championship theme for this year is Securing liberty. There are two prepared motions (topics) for the competition: “State-sanctioned...
4 JUL 2012
We have opened four livestreaming channels for the Youth Forum. These are the debates we are streaming at the moment:
4 JUL 2012
Meet Geovanna Dávalos and Irma Pons, two of the IDEA Mexico team that's behind this year's Youth Forum. Geovanna is studying International Relations at the...
4 JUL 2012
Watch Shelby Long-Hammond, one of our International New Debaters track trainers, introduce her students to debate. The IND track is designed for Youth Forum...
3 JUL 2012
After the opening ceremony, where debaters had fun dancing to the tunes of the Mariachi band, everything was ready for the start of the Karl Popper Debate...
3 JUL 2012
  The 18th edition of the IDEA Youth Forum, IDEA’s flagship event, is held in the beautiful city of Leon, Mexico from July 2 - 15. The Forum is organised...
3 JUL 2012
The Youth Forum's opening ceremony featured speeches from distinguished guests, including the Governor of the host state of Guajanuato and the rector of our...

 

3 JUL 2012
Meet Tony, the face of this year's IDEA Youth Forum. He will be running the morning assembly sessions, our announcements to the participants and also feature...
2 JUL 2012
Hector Lopez Santillana, the governor of Guanajuato state, will address the Youth Forum participants at tomorrow's opening ceremony. He has served as the...
2 JUL 2012
It is arrivals day here at the IDEA Youth Forum and our volunteers from the Universidad Iberoamericana are already at the airport waiting for the first...
28 JUN 2012
The Youth Forum is starting in a few days and participants have already started making their way to our fantastic host city, Leon.
14 JUN 2012
We’re very happy to announce that our participants will be staying at the Mexico Plaza Centro Max in Leon. The address is: Mexico Plaza Centromax,Blvd Adolfo...
30 APR 2012
See our IDEA Youth Forum BP Track Promo flyer for more information. View more documents from International Debate Education Association. Bookmark on...
29 APR 2012
IDEA wants to enable the participation of students and coaches at this year’s IDEA Youth Forum in Leon through a generous scholarships fund.
27 APR 2012
The IDEA Youth Forum 2012 topics are the following: Karl Popper Debate Championship:“State-sanctioned torture is justifiable in exceptional circumstances...