250 young people from Europe and the South-Med region will participate in a virtual debate competition starting on 22 August 2020


The 3rd Online Euro-Med Debate Competition will bring together 30 debate teams from 18 different Euro-Mediterranean countries: Morocco, Netherlands, Algeria, Portugal, Tunisia, France, Libya, UK, Egypt, Sweden, Palestine, Czechia, Jordan, Spain, Lebanon, Germany, Turkey and Italy. 

Approximately 250 young people will be involved, including debaters, trainers and adjudicators. Debate discussions will be linked to the current global crisis, climate change issues, racism and civil rights, amongst other topics, suggested by the participants themselves. 

Online debates will take place on August 22 (Round 1), 23 (Round 2), 29 (1/8 finals & 1/4 finals) & 30 (Semi Finals & the Final Debate). 

The 3rd Online Euro-Med Debate Competition is organised by the Anna Lindh Foundation in the framework of the European Commission’s project Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange. The Foundation is a member of the project consortium, composed by: Search for Common Ground, UNIMED, Sharing Perspectives Foundation, Soliya, UNICollaboration, Kiron Open Higher Education, and Migration Matters.

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange is part of the Erasmus+ programme, providing an accessible, ground-breaking way for young people to engage in intercultural learning. Working with Youth Organisations and Universities, the project is open to any young person aged 18-30 national or resident in Europe and the Southern Mediterranean.