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"The Mediator" is comic strip about the positive society created by participants at the Art&Design for Advocacy 2015
3:06 pm - 8 Oct 15
Registration for Skopje Open 2015 now is open. Tournament will be held on 24-26 December, organized by @MOFedu.
2:05 pm - 7 Oct 15
Big Voice is an online course devoted to teaching debate skills. The course begins on 16 October 2015.
1:20 pm - 6 Oct 15
Today's debate: This House believes a move to the left is good for Labour.
3:34 pm - 2 Oct 15
How Debating Changed My Life (And Could Change Yours).
4:49 pm - 1 Oct 15