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Interview with Steven Nolan - Forum Director

Our media team interviewed this year's Forum Director Mr. Steven Nolan about his debate background, his definition of the Global Youth Forum, the biggest obstacles he encountered while organizing it and the must-see places in Galway in his opinion. 

 
Steven has been involved in debating for over ten years, as a speaker he reached the European University Debating Championships Finals in Koc in 2007, as a judge he has judged the World University Debating Championships EFL Final in Botswana in 2011. He was a DCA at Galway EUDC 2011, and was the Director of Socials for Cork WUDC 2009. He has also coached debating and public speaking all over the world. Before coming to work for IDEA Steven was the University Programmes and Youth Education Leader at the English-Speaking Union.