Friday, March 12, 2010

Event updates for 2010 IDEA Youth Exchange in Budapest, Hungary

Hosted by IDEA-Netherlands, the 2010 IDEA Youth Exchange will be held on April 10-11, 2010 in Budapest, Hungary. Registration for this event has been extended until April 1st, and the new deadline to apply for accommodations and financial assistance is March 19th.

This event will bring together youth from around the world for a weekend of presentations, discussion, and fun. This year's Youth Exchange will focus on the promotion of democratic values and combating populism in public discourse, particularly through the use of new media, from around the world. Throughout the weekend, students will deliver their own presentations, and discuss their ideas with the audience. A preliminary schedule of presenters has already been posted.

The event program will also feature presentations from other organizations. A presentation will be given by the Hungarian Two-Tailed Dog Party, a prominent party in Hungary. In addition, a professional demo debate will be held by several distinguished debaters who will discuss the topic, "Europe should respond to populism.”

To register for the Youth Exchange, click here. For more information on this event, visit the YouthExchange website or Facebook page.

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