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Guatemala 2015

Peru 2016

Serbia 2016

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Guyana 2016

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Argentina 2015

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Kyrgyzstan 2015 

Haiti 2015

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Malawi 2014

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Paraguay 2013

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Macedonia 2013

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Nigeria 2013

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Colombia 2013

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Nepal 2013

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Trinidad and Tobago 2013

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Cambodia 2012

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Jamaica 2011

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Iraq 2010

A poll reveals 73 percent of registered voters say they are "very likely" or "somewhat likely" to watch the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton next week. In the...

The Curaçao International Financial Services Association (CIFA) has invited 13 political party leaders to take part in a parliamentary debate on September 20 to be broadcast live at 9:00 pm on...

On September 20, the Public Affairs Intervention Group (GIAP) will organize a presidential debate with the six leading candidates in the upcoming October 9 elections in...

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This website is intended to serve as a comparative international resource for groups organizing candidate debates for a range of elected offices. The site includes examples of practical organizational and production information from debate sponsoring organizations from around the globe primarily members of Debates International, an informal association of new and longstanding debate groups. It also includes updates on the activities of these debate groups and highlights recent news and analysis on candidate debates.

This site is maintained by the National Democratic Institute. These resources have been made available based on the conviction that there is no one right way to organize candidate debates. Each country must develop debates that reflect its culture and politics, and all debate groups can benefit from the experiences of their counterparts in other countries. We hope that this is a useful resource and welcome your comments and suggestions.

English Publication Date: September 20, 2016 Source: The Hill Country: United States

The first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump promises to be the most watched ever, with an audience that could exceed...

English Publication Date: September 20, 2016 Source: The Wall Street Journal Country: United States

The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump on Sept. 26 is expected to reduce ratings for ESPN’s...

English Publication Date: September 19, 2016 Source: Business Insider Country: United States

The three topics to be discussed during the debate, held at Hofstra University in New York, will be "America's Direction," "Achieving Prosperity...

Debate:
Date (time EST):
Sep 20 2016 (All day)

The Curaçao International Financial Services Association (CIFA) has invited 13 political party leaders to take part in a parliamentary debate on ...

Event:
Date (time EST):
Aug 7 2016 - 8:45am

Presidential Debate Promo in Cambodia

Debate:
Date (time EST):
Apr 20 2016 (All day)

April 20, 2016 Parliamentary Debate in Serbia