About Us


Debate Training All Around the World


Palestine 2014

Jamaica 2014

Armenia 2014

Cameroon 2012

Romania 2012

Botswana 2011

Italy 2010

Finland 2010

Japan 2010

Turkey 2010

Iraq 2009

Qatar 2009

Serbia 2009

Thailand 2009

Venezuela 2008

Bangladesh 2008

Malaysia 2007

Singapore 2007

Greece 2007

Germany 2007

Latvia 2007

Montenegro 2006

Estonia 2005

Chile 2003

Croatia 2003

Slovenia 2003

Poland 2002

Czech Republic 2001

Oxford & Cambridge UK 2001

China 2001

Hungary 2000

Korea 1999

Yugoslavia 1996

Vermont 1984

....and many more




Some Examples of Our Work


International Debate Academy Slovenia 2010

Through the years...

  1. Since 1982 there have been summer programs for high school and college students as well as teachers and coaches. Our training attempts to create in individuals the qualities that are necessary for creating a participatory democracy and a true civil society. Subjects cover debate, leadership skills, decision making, argumentation, persuasion and reasoning.

  2. Debate formats have included: USA policy, NPDA, WUDC, WSDC, NFA-LD, middle school public debate, classroom debate and more.

  3. Since 1995 there have been various workshops and events organized around the world as part of WDI. Sponsors have included USA State Department, European Union, Open Society Institute, Qatar Foundation and many others.