International Network Shares Techniques for Organizing Candidate Debates

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

James Williams, secretary general of Sierra Leone’s Guild of Newspaper Editors, was one of 27 participants from 18 countries who gathered in Washington, D.C., for three days recently to discuss methods and challenges involved in organizing political debates. It was the third meeting since 2009 for a growing international network of debate practitioners brought together by NDI and the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD), the nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that has produced and sponsored all U.S. general election debates since 1987.