Youth Debates

First youth oriented debating platform in the arab region

ABOUT
YOUTH
DEBATES

Our place in the world will be determined by how well we understand, discuss and take action in most important issues. Listening carefully, communicating effectively and thinking critically are fundamental building blocks to a strong society. We believe Youth will lead the way.

ABOUT
YOUTH
DEBATES

Why Participating
Matters

Debaters

  • Learn the art of high-level debates from regional experts
  • Hone your critical thinking skills
  • Sharpen your public speaking savvy
  • Enhance essential research skills
  • Experience the power of teamwork and persuasion

Audience

  • Deepen your thinking on today’s most important topics
  • Learn the art of skilled debating
  • Hone your critical thinking skills
  • Influence outcomes – share your ideas and vote for the winning team!

Hosts

  • Explore Youth ideas, insights and concerns on a key topic affecting your business
  • Conduct real time market studies in a positive, smart and fun format
  • Communicate your organization’s visions, goals and key needs
  • Engage talent and prospective talent

How Debates
Work

  • 1 Topic
  • 1 Host
  • 2 Teams
  • 3 Experts
  • 45 Minutes

Youth Across all Emirates apply to debate the most relevant topic of our time. In 45 minute segments, two teams formally debate a thoughtfully crafted argument; a panel of judges and curious audience votes on the winning team. Everyone leavers smarter and more connected.

Who Hosts
a Youth Debate

  • Submit a proposition detailing what statement you would like for Youth to debate and why it matters
  • Select which debate type you would like to host: Informative or Interactive (find more details about this subject below)
  • Propose a panel of judges with three renowned experts on the topic
  • You may choose to bring Six youth to either be on the affirmative or the opposition team
  • Offer a location with a stage to host the debate
  • Recommend a date and time to host the debate

Who are
the Debaters

Any organization can host a Youth Debate to discuss any topic relevant to them and of interest to Youth. All you have to do is have the following components to apply
  • Submit your application to debate here and tell us why it matters to you!

  • Wait to hear from us throughout the rounds of application reviews and selection

  • Commit to one scheduled practice debate with a debate expert

  • Prepare your team argument!

The
Process

Follow this quick and easy process to apply to host a Youth Debate.

01

Send us your request here

Request

02

A member from our team will contact you by email to follow up on your request!

Request

03

Complete the information we send you

Request

04

Plan to meet once before the Youth Debate with our debating expert and debaters

Request

05

Host then Post!

  • Host the Youth Debate
  • Post a report on the Youth Debates website
  • Spread the smarts!

Upcoming
Debate

25
Sep
2018
Should art and entertainment be regulated to maintain a cultural identity ?
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • UAE Mission at the United Nations, New York, United States of America
11
Oct
2018
Will physical cash become obsolete?
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Youth Hub, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Previous
Debates

Entrepreneurship vs Public/Private sector

06 May 2018
  • Zayed University, Abu Dhabi
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Social media platforms strengthen family bonds

05 Jun 2018
  • Zayed University, Abu Dhabi
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Passion versus Market Needs as University Degrees?

03 Jul 2018
  • Zayed University, Abu Dhabi
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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