PDWC 2023 Online High School Parliamentary Debate World Conference & Competition

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As part of the WakuPro Foundation’s International Friendship Program, thepurpose of the PDWC 2023 Online Debate Conference is to support youngpeople in becoming successful on a global stage, through providingopportunities for the serious exchange of opinions in a spirit of friendlycompetition with other high school students from abroad. Students will thus develop their ability to make this future global society reality while fostering lifelong friendships. The debate portion of the event will be facilitated by Debate Mate based in the United Kingdom.
During this event, students and participants should understand that they arerepresentatives of their country and school, and that they are expected toactively connect with participants from other schools and countries, as wellas to understand and accept cultural differences so that they can grow theircapacity to make a peaceful world a reality.
The conference will be held online (Zoom). It will not be open to the public.

PDWC 2023 Online Debate Event

Schedule

Saturday, February 4th 〜 Saturday, February 11th 2023

*Please see the schedule for details.

1. Opening Ceremony

2. Debate Training

3. Debate Rounds (3 Rounds )

*The top 4 schools will advance to the Semi-Final Round.

4. Semi-Final Debate Round

*The top 2 schools in the Debate Round will advance to the Final Debate Round.

5. Final Debate Round

6. Debate Event (Mix Debate)

7.Cultural Connect Activities

8.Student Connect Activities

9.School introductions

10. Closing Ceremony

How the event will be held

The conference will be held online(Zoom)

 

Schedule (Tentative)

Day Week Time Event
1/30 (Mon)  9:00  〜  9:30  Zoom Connection Test 1
1/31 (Tue) 16:00 〜 16:30     Zoom Connection Test 2
2/  1 (Wed) 10:00 〜 10:30     Zoom Connection Test 3
19:00 〜 19:30  Zoom Connection Test 4
2/ 2 (Thu) 22:00 〜 22:30  Zoom Connection Test 5
2/ 4 (Sat) 17:00 〜 18:00     Opening Ceremony
18:30 〜 20:30     Debate Training Group 1
21:00 〜 23:00     School Introductions 1
2/ 5 (Sun)  9:00  〜  11:00     Cultural  Connect Activity 1
16:00 〜 18:00     School Introductions  2
21:00 〜 23:00     Debate Training Group 2
2/ 6 (Mon) 16:00 〜 18:00     Debate Event 1 ( Mix Debate )
19:30 〜 20:30     Student Connect Activity 1
21:00 〜 23:00     Debate Round 1 Group 1
2/ 7 (Tue) 17:00 〜 19:00     Debate Round 1 Group 2
21:00 〜 23:00     Debate Event 2 ( Mix Debate )
2/ 8 (Wed) 18:00 〜 20:00     Debate Round 2 Group 1
20:30 〜 22:30     Debate Round 2 Group 2
2/ 9 (Thu) 17:30 〜 19:30     Debate Round 3 Group 1
20:00 〜 21:00     Student Connect Activity 2
21:30 〜 23:30     Debate Round 3 Group 2
2/10 (Fri) 17:00 〜 19:00  Semi-Final Debate Round Group 1,2
21:30 〜 22:30  Student Connect Activity 3
2/11 (Sat) 10:00 〜 12:00     Cultural  Connect Activity 2
16:00 〜 17:00     Student Connect Activity 4
17:00 〜 19:00     Final Debate Round
19:00 〜 20:00     Closing Ceremony

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