What is Debate in the Neighbourhood?

Debate in the Neighbourhood takes debating and public speaking out of their traditional settings and puts them at the heart of education programs in diverse communities around the world. DiN projects are now underway in the UK, the USA, the Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia and Hungary.

DiN News

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2 Dec 2014
JUST Nijmegen organised a Mind your Wallet public debate on Thursday 27th of November. JUST is a part of youth work organisation Inter-lokaal that works to get...
26 Nov 2014
Seven people from the Youth and Play team at Lambeth Council along with two others attended a Debate in the Neighbourhood training of trainers session on...
26 Nov 2014
How should we tackle financial debts of young people? How can we prevent them from getting into debt in the first place? And why is it so difficult to talk...
26 Nov 2014
IDEA NL trainer and programme officer Joost Leys has been touring his native Belgium in the past few months giving an increasing number of debate trainings to...

Events

Bratislava
Slovakia
14 Jul 2013 - 20 Jul 2013
Antwerp
Belgium
28 Jun 2013 - 30 Jun 2013

Youth News

Youth News

1 Aug 2013

The UK's Prime Minister, David Cameron, and his government are worried that online porn is too easy for children to access; the government is also concerned about the large amount of illegal pornography, including images of extreme violence, that exists on the internet.

9 Jul 2013

On 09 July a man named Reece Elliot was sent to prison for 28 months by a judge at Newcastle Crown Court. He had been found guilty of making a threat to kill and sending “grossly offensive messages”.

3 Jul 2013

In May this year, the Howard League for Penal Reform released statistics showing that police services across the United Kingdom took almost 70,000 DNA samples from young people between the ages of 10 and 17. The League’s statistics also showed that the police had taken DNA samples from seven-year-old, five-year-old and two-year-old children.

1 Jul 2013

According to the BBC, a survey carried out by the Welsh branch of alcohol issues charity Concern has discovered that increasing numbers of teenagers are using Supermarkets’ online delivery services to get hold of alcoholic drinks.