Eighty debaters and 25 judges from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan participated in the annual Manas Cup debate tournament held in Bishkek on 24-25 November.

IDEA CA co-organized the tournament with the Manas Debate Club of Manas University. The tournament saw debaters from various backgrounds and ages compete. Some of them shared their experiences and impressions with us and told us how debates have affected their communities and their lives.

November 27, 2018

As part of the Demilgeluu Jashtar project, a debate tournament was held on 15 September 2018. The tournament was attended by 50 schoolchildren from Naryn and Kochkor and saw debaters discuss youth participation in decision-making processes at the local level, allocation of quotas for young people in local councils, and issues of regional development.

October 16, 2018