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Oxford Union style Debates at IGF 2008 - what's next for 2009?

In 2008, Diplo held Oxford Union-style debates at the IGF Village Square.

The results of the exercise were great and here you have a short clip of the dynamics:


Do you like it? Want to join in a similar debate this year? Add your name here as a comment!

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Comment by Andres Piazza on August 21, 2009 at 3:57pm
It certainly seems so. I hadn´t the opportunity to work before with this kind of dinamics.I agree with Marilia when she says: "Would be great if we could organize it again".
Comment by Marília Maciel on August 20, 2009 at 9:52pm
This was one of the greatest activities! Besides being an opportunity to practice our arguments and skills to speak in public and convince the audience, it´s a moment to exchange information and learn from each other. In the end, it´s a win-win activity: everybody gains from these debates!
I loved to be part of this initiative and it would be great if we could organize it again.
What are some of the polemic topics we could discuss? Let´s brainstorm! :)

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