This page highlights recent news and analysis on candidate debates from the international press.

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English Publication Date: April 23, 2020 Source: AFP Country: United States

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, said Thursday that he is ready to debate President Donald Trump -- be it in person or on Zoom or another online platform.

English Publication Date: April 22, 2020 Source: 95.3MNC Country: United States

The first debate is scheduled for Sept. 29, 2020, at the University of Notre Dame.

English Publication Date: April 21, 2020 Source: The Associated Press Country: United States

The nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates, which has organized all general election debates since 1988, said in a statement Tuesday that it “will continue to monitor and assess developments regarding public health and safety as debate...

English Publication Date: April 8, 2020 Source: The Appalachian Country: United States

The Appalachian hosted a debate on Zoom between the student body presidential candidates. All presidential and vice presidential candidates were invited. Michael Davis, Devin Mullins and Karolyn Martin participated.

English Publication Date: March 31, 2020 Source: The Sundial Country: United States

In line with social distancing protocol, the Associated Students Presidential Debate was conducted through a Zoom conference call on March 24, as candidates took the virtual stage from their respective homes.

English Publication Date: March 20, 2020 Source: Politico SL Country: Sierra Leone

The meeting was designed as follow up on promises Hon. Vandi made as part of debates in town hall meetings during campaigns for the parliamentary elections in 2018.

English Publication Date: March 19, 2020 Source: The Cable Country: Nigeria

A bill seeking to make election debates compulsory for presidential and governorship candidates has scaled second reading at the senate.

English Publication Date: March 19, 2020 Source: Premium Times Country: Nigeria

A bill to empower the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) to organise public debates for political candidates has scaled second reading at the Senate.

Spanish Publication Date: March 19, 2020 Source: Correo del Dur Country: Bolivia

La alianza Juntos, a través de su coordinador nacional Óscar Ortiz, solicitó al Tribunal Supremo Electoral (TSE) que asuma la responsabilidad de organizar un debate de candidatos a la Presidencia.