2nd Online Euro-Med Debate Competition on 18th/19th & 25th/26th April 2020

Please find the call for participation here

Register before 29th March (or before 22nd March if you already are a trained Debate Team Leader)


What is it about?

Building up on the successful first edition in 2019, the activity will bring together debate teams from diverse backgrounds and students from higher education institutions to meet online and debate topics of their choice with the support of a resource network of debate Team Leaders, Trainers and Adjudicators.

Debate discussions will be framed around current social challenges and world events such as: the Arab Spring, democratic rights, education, climate change, immigration and power dynamics, amongst other topics.


During two week-ends in April: 18-19 and 25-26, participants will engage in intercultural online debates, and will practice the essentials of effective communication, building arguments, listening and rebutting, structuring and presenting of speeches, intercultural awareness, and will be able to enhance their English language skills.

Profile of participants:

Participation in the second Online Euro-Med Debate Competition is open to Debate Team Leaders from the Euro-Med region and their local teams.

To participate with your team in the competition, you should fulfil the following criteria:

  •   Aged between 18-30 years old and national or resident in one of the eligible countries of the project,
  •   Proven experience as a debater, debate team leader or debate trainer,
  •   Interest in contemporary Euro-Mediterranean issues,
  •   Good English speaking skills,
  •   Ability to train and lead a local debate team.


If you did NOT participate previously in an Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Debate Team Leaders Training:

Register by 29th March 2020

If you already are a trained Debate Team Leader in the frame of Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange:

Please express your interest to by 22nd March 2020


Please find further information and registration links here:



This flag-ship initiative is established under a contract with the Education, Audiovisual, and Culture Executive Agency; Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange is part of the Erasmus+ programme and is financed by the European Union. The project is implemented by a consortium composed of Search for Common Ground, the Anna Lindh Foundation, UNIMED, the Sharing Perspectives Foundation, Soliya, UNICollaboration, Kiron Open Higher Education, and Migration Matters. Visit the Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Hub on the European Youth Portal to learn more about this ground-breaking project.

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