vendredi 4 septembre 2009

Annonce de concours

Ceci est une annonce à participer à un concours organisé par l'organisme international People Speak Global Debates. Ce concours est ouvert à tous les jeunes de tous les pays du monde, et est organisé chaque année. Lire ci-dessus les conditions de participation. Good luck!

Register now for the People Speak Global Debates!

Debate climate change and win a trip to the 2010 Youth Forum in the Netherlands, along with other great prizes! Join high school students from around the world this October in The People Speak Global Debates. Last year, students from more than 80 countries participated in this international dialogue about climate change.
This year’s topic is “When it cannot do both, the United Nations should prioritize poverty reduction over combating climate change.” Find the toolkit and more helpful information on the website.

How to participate:
1. Register your team at
2. Hold a debate in a public setting between October 1st and 31st, 2009 on the topic: "When it cannot do both, the United Nations should prioritize poverty reduction over combating climate change."
3. Earn extra points by creating video PSAs, writing letters to your local representatives, making a difference in your community, and more!
4. Submit your debate
5. Compete again in Spring 2010!

Raise your voice! Speak up and get involved today!
The People Speak Global Debates is an initiative of the United Nations Foundation and the International Debate Education Association.
International Public Policy Forum offers $10,000 grand prize

Looking to test your debate skills against the world’s best? The International Public Policy Forum (IPPF) is the only contest that gives high school students the opportunity to participate in written and oral debates on issues of public policy. This contest is open to schools across the world free of charge. High school teams from all over the globe are invited to participate, with the top eight teams winning an all-expense-paid trip to the IPPF Finals in New York City , April 16-18, 2010! More than $30,000 in prize money is available—including a $10,000 Grand Prize. Register your team today! It's a one of a kind universal debate competition! The IPPF welcomes debaters from around the world – and from a wide spectrum of debate and forensic events. Every debater is invited to participate in the IPPF. The 2009-10 topic is, “Resolved: The United Nations should substantially increase humanitarian assistance for persons living in poverty.” To participate, schools must submit a 2,800 word qualifying essay (affirmative or negative) on the topic. The top 32 teams advance. The registration deadline is October 14th. Click here for more information on the 2009-2010 IPPF.

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