Charter

 

The aims of the World Schools Debating Championships are:

  • To achieve excellence in debating
  • To encourage debating throughout the world.
  • To promote international understanding.
  • To promote free speech

In order to further these aims, all participating countries agree that:

  • The team of any participating country may be required to debate any issue.
  • The team of any participating country may be required to debate against the team of any other participating country.
  • The team of any participating country is entitled to take part in the Championships on the same basis as any other participating country’s team.

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