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The New York Time Debate in Davos

Davos, Switzerland

The New York Times and QatarDebate Center - a member of Qatar Foundation, are proud to host an exciting debate during the World Economic Forum week at Davos.

National Debating Team

QatarDebate Center Education City, Doha

National English Debating Team Team Qatar 2022/23     Registration for Team Qatar English is now open! The National Team will represent Qatar in the next World Schools Debating Championship (WSDC) in the summer of 2023. Limited spots available. Register now to have a shot at being a National Team debater!   Are you eligible to join Team Qatar? o    Qatari national o    Be between the age of 14 - 19 by July 2023 (students as young as 11 to be considered for the development team) o    No debate experience required   Upon registration, you will be invited to Wednesday trainings […]

BP 101: University Debating for Beginners

QatarDebate Center Education City, Doha

QatarDebate is pleased to kickoff the 2022-2023 season with this introductory workshop on British Parliamentary format debating and adjudicating British parliamentary style debates.

Introduction to debate for adjudicators

Education City - QF Education City, Doha

Introduction debate for adjudicators   This workshop will enable the participants to enter the debate world as new adjudicators, and be able to join QatarDebate's debate judges network. In this workshop the basics of debating will be discussed along with the judging process, in addition to practical applications of judging debate rounds.   Date: 5 - 7 September 2022 Time: 4:00 - 7:00 PM Location: QatarDebate Center   Last day to register - 31 August 2022. **This workshop is in Arabic    

Running & Coaching Debate Clubs

This training series targets new and existing coaches and coordinators in our QSDL community, focusing on facilitating and introducing debate or managing debate clubs and activities in schools.

Debate Workshop Series

Education City - QF Education City, Doha

This a series of 6 workshops, held weekly open to any secondary school students hoping to learn more about debating and develop their skills.

QatarDebate Open – Debate Tournament

Qatar Foundation - Education City Education City, Doha

QatarDebate would cordially like to invite you to our first tournament of the 2022-23 season – the QatarDebate Open.

National Arabic Debating Team

QatarDebate Center Education City, Doha

Team Qatar 2022 / 2023 National Arabic Debating Team     This program will be a set of practical workshops aimed at training students from schools in the art of debate. These workshops aim to empower them with cognitive tools such as critical thinking, analysis, speech, and discourse organization. It also aims to provide them with knowledge content in various fields such as politics, economics, law, environment, philosophy, and others. In an advanced stage of this program, intensive debate and feedback is given to individual students in order to develop their strengths and bridge shortcomings. 4 members will be selected […]


Stanford University Stanford University, California, Palo Alto

3rd U.S. Arabic Debating Championship   We are excited to announce the 3rd edition of the U.S Universities Arabic Debating Championship (3rd USADC), hosted at Stanford University in collaboration with the Abbasi Program between 14th – 16th October, 2022. This championship follows the tremendous success of the 1st USADC at Harvard in 2019 and the 2nd USADC at the University of Chicago in 2021. The championship will bring together the brightest young minds from across the United States to debate critical global issues in Arabic. Up to 40 American University teams, including the University of Chicago, Harvard University, Duke University, Stanford University, and many […]

2nd Asian Arabic Debating Championship

Muscat, Oman Oman, Muscat, Muscat

The 2nd edition of the Asian Arabic Debating Championship is here and we are excited to host this edition of the championship in Muscat, Oman. QatarDebate hosted the first edition of the Asian Arabic Debating Championship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at IIUM. with the participation of 30 teams from 20 countries from all over the Asian continent. After the great success of the first edition of the championship, QatarDebate is organizing the second edition in Muscat Oman from 29 January to 3 February and is expected to host the top teams in the continent that took part in the 6th […]