e-Debate Project / Day 7 (Closing)

First of all, we would like to announce to the world how successful we are as a team. So much so that we brought together young people from 12 countries. We have made an effort to bring their voice to the world. No matter what background, country and/or culture we come from, we were able to show the world that we are all one, equal and open to communication and cooperation.

.The seventh and the last day of the project started on Zoom on Thursday, 27.05.2021 at 18:00, as planned.
The project was completed with 20 people (youth workers, volunteers, facilitators, and the YPIDA Team) from Turkey, Germany, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Lithuania, Romania, Egypt, Libya, Azerbaijan, Brazil, India, and the USA.
The last day of the project started with an evaluation workshop conducted by the YPIDA Founding Director and Project General Manager Onur Oğuz Dellal. In the workshop following topics evaluated with the participants.

As the YPIDA Team, we would like to thank all our participants.
Anita Sarno
Nicole Vasilcovschi
Katerina Aleksiou
Ahmet Alican Arslan
Saleh Baghirov
Ellen Christine Barreiros Cardoso
Dimitrios Ermeidis
Merve Gürel
Mohammed Jeidah
Kamilė Mikonytė
Merve Sarıkaya
Eva Thoma
Omneya Kabbary

P.S: The movie and larger scale outputs of the project will be shared on our website very soon.

Stay with us.
YPIDA Team

e-Debate Project / Day 6

The sixth day of the project started on Zoom on Wednesday, 26.05.2021 at 17:00, as planned.
Day has started with the introduction of the program partner organization VSOW. The introduction presentation was followed by the workshop “Climate Justice – assuming responsibility for mitigating and adapting to climate change” by Gesine Heinrich. Participants had found an opportunity to share their knowledge, experiences, and feelings on the topic during the interactive workshop on Climate Justice.
After the workshop, the final debate of the program has started under the moderation of Yusuf Sivri. Debate teams were the winners of the first two debates of the program (Team O1 – ANITA SARNO, AHMET ALICAN ARSLAN, OMNEYA KABBARY- and Team O2 – ELLEN BARREIROS, DIMITROS ERMEIDIS, MERVE SARIKAYA-)

As the flow of the debate sessions, teams have shared their arguments on “Social media democratizes communities/encourages lynching and ostracism.” for 10 mins each.
After the first round of the debate, teams started the second round by sharing counterarguments against each other for 10 mins each. Then, debaters had the opportunity to interact with each other and discuss the various topics of the debate for 20 mins.
After the final debate, Jury, Cecilia Gentile, Duygu Seyman, and Kerem Yalçın have left the room to evaluate the debates while feedbacks of the participants were taken by the YPIDA Team.
First of all, all of the Jury members shared their feedback for both teams. Then, Jury spokesperson Kerem Yalçın announced that the winning team was Team 02.
The program has ended by taking participants’ opinions and feedbacks regarding the results and the speech of Program Manager Onur Oğuz Dellal.

You can download the presentation of the Climate Justice here.

e-Debate Project / Day 5

The fifth day of the project started on Zoom on Tuesday, 25.05.2021 at 18:00, as planned.
Debate sessions have started with the speech of the first moderator of the day, Onur Oguz Dellal. Debate teams (A1 and O1) shared their statements on “People must/must not be legally required to be vaccinated.” for 10 mins each. After the first round of the debate, teams started the second round by sharing counterarguments against each other for 10 mins each.
Then, debaters had the opportunity to interact with each other and discuss the various topics of the debate for 20 mins.
After 10 mins break, the second debate of the day has started with the speech of the moderator Anand Deo and a debate has conducted on the topic “Digitalization makes it easier/harder to familiarize with different cultures.”
After the debates, Jury, Cecilia Gentile, Duygu Seyman, and Kerem Yalçın have left the room to evaluate the debates while feedbacks of the participants were taken by the YPIDA Team.
After the feedback sessions, Jury shared their feedbacks and announced the teams that will proceed and encounter during the final debate.
The program has ended by taking participants’ opinions and feedbacks regarding the results and the speech of Program Manager Onur Oğuz Dellal.