The European Youth Debating Competition is back in 2017!
Based on the successful experience of the 2016
European Youth Debating Competition (EYDC,
), where over 500 students (16 -19 years old)
participated across Europe, EYDC is back for 2017.
European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) and PlasticsEurope are once again
organizing a series of debating competitions for youngsters in Europe. They
will take place between April and October 2017. Seven countries will be hosting
the National Finals: France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain,
and the UK. Some 50 students between 16 and 19 years old will participate in
each of these events. The European Finals 2017 will take place in Berlin on Sunday
1st of October 2017, during the 51st EPCA Annual Meeting.
again the debating competition is a multifaceted activity to engage young
people with the key issues facing modern society. This year’s debate touches
upon the topic: "People, Planet, Profit
in the Digital Age: With or without petrochemistry and plastics?” To win, students
will need to display public speaking skills with well-informed, logical and