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

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Spanish Publication Date: February 17, 2014 Source: euroXpress Country: European Union

Las primeras Elecciones Europeas en las que 400 millones de personas tendrán algo que decir en el nombramiento del presiente de la Comisión Europea plantean la posibilidad de un diálogo televisado entre las candidaturas. La cuestión lingüística...

English Publication Date: February 16, 2014 Source: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Country: Afghanistan

Afghan presidential candidates have concluded their second consecutive day of a televised debate. 

English Publication Date: February 15, 2014 Source: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Country: Afghanistan

Afghan presidential hopefuls in a televised debate ahead of the April vote have pledged to tackle widespread corruption and hold peace talks with the Taliban, also laying out their respective views on women's rights. 

English Publication Date: February 15, 2014 Source: The Jakarta Post Country: Indonesia

The committee for the Democratic Party’s (PD) presidential convention said it cannot afford to broadcast a series of debates that it held to demonstrate the competence of the party’s presidential hopefuls.  

Spanish Publication Date: February 12, 2014 Source: CR Hoy Country: Costa Rica

El Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones (TSE) mantiene negociaciones con el Sistema Nacional de Radio y Televisión (Sinart) y la fundación Konrad Adenauer para la organización de un debate presidencial entre los aspirantes que se enfrentan en una...

English Publication Date: February 12, 2014 Source: ABC (Australia) Country: Australia

The Tasmanian Greens are accusing the two major parties of cutting them out of leaders' debates ahead of the state election on March 15.

English Publication Date: February 11, 2014 Source: The Guardian Country: United Kingdom

TV news executives want to include Question Time-style audience participation in party leader debates during next year's general election campaign....

Spanish Publication Date: February 10, 2014 Source: Crítica Country: Panama

El presidente de la República, Ricardo Martinelli, afirmó que debe haber más debates presidenciales, pero, con moderadores imparciales. Martinelli ponderó el debate presidencial organizado por  la Cámara de Comercio de Panamá y sugirió el...

English Publication Date: February 8, 2014 Source: Nyasa Times Country: Malawi

Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate in the May 20 2014 Tripartite Elections, has said he is “looking forward” to the presidential debate faceoff ahead of the polls. Malawi Electoral...

Spanish Publication Date: February 7, 2014 Source: El Universal Country: Colombia

La Comisión de Debates Políticos de Bolívar, (CDPB), se alista para presentar a la ciudadanía un amplio análisis de las próximas elecciones del 9 de marzo a la Cámara de Representantes y al Senado de la República, en el que se pretende lograr el...