The fourth day of the project started on Zoom on Monday, 24.05.2021 at 18:00, as planned. Program Project Manager Onur Oguz Dellal and Project Coordinator Kerem Yalçın explained how the debate will be conducted. Determination of debate teams, assignment of questions, the format of materials that debaters should use in the debate, and the evaluation chart of the jury were discussing with the participants during the session. In this context, two affirmatives, and two opposition teams were determined. The questions assigned to these groups were as follows. AFFIRMATIVE TEAM 1 vs OPPOSITION TEAM 1: “People must/must not be legally required to be vaccinated.”
AFFIRMATIVE TEAM 2 vs OPPOSITION TEAM 2: “Digitalization makes it easier/harder to familiarize with different cultures.”
The question for the final debate to be held by the winner of these two debates was determined as follows. “Social media democratizes communities/encourages lynching and ostracism.”
After the participants’ questions about the debate and regulations, our daily program ended with a 30-minute yoga exercise performed by Shailin Soni.
You can download the e-debate tournement program here.
The third day of our program started on Sunday, 23.05.2021 at 18:00 on Zoom. The first workshop of the day, “Effect of yoga and Meditation on Emotional Intelligence and Stress Management”, started with a presentation by Anand Deo from India. After the presentation, Shalini Soni, CEO of Namaskar School of Yoga, connected to us from America and enchanted the participants with the Yoga class she gave.
In the first part of the second session of the day, the participants were informed about the project named Mediators and Youthpass certificate that YPIDA will hold in Jerusalem, funded by the Erasmus + Program. In the second part of the session, the method to be followed for determining the debating teams was shared with the participants. The session of the day was ended with the feedback received from the participants.
You can download the presentation of the Effect of yoga and Meditation on Emotional Intelligence and Stress Management here.
The second day of the e-Debate project started on 22.05.2021 at 18:00 on Zoom with the participation of 20 participants. The first workshop of the day started with a presentation titled “Key Elements of Debate”. This workshop was conducted by YPIDA Founding Director Onur Oguz Dellal and the new member of YPIDA Family Kerem Yalçın. Within the scope of the workshop, Persuade, Arguments, and Format, which are among the elements that part of a debate, were discussed.
In the second session of the digital meeting, a “digital intercultural night” event was held within the scope of intercultural dialogue. Participants from Germany, Romania, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Brazil, Libya, and Egypt shared videos, pictures, music, and information expressing their country and culture.
The Presentation of Key Elements of Debate (gallery)