Daring Debates is a unique debating series which was initiated by Difficult Dialogues in 2016. It aims to bring students from varied backgrounds, regions and ethnicity in the discourse of critical issues.

Daring Debates is an initiative to promote students’ participation in the overall process of policy ideation and formation and to ensure that their opinions reach various stakeholders in the gamut.


So far, five successful editions of Daring Debates have been conducted in various cities of India. In its sixth year, Daring Debates is going global to ensure a bigger participation of young people from across the world. This year it will be an integral part of the prestigious Global Sustainability Film Awards (GSFA), 2020 which are co-organised organised by tve and Difficult Dialogues.  


The young and highly talented youth from Africa, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and USA will participate in the grand finale of the Debates on 16 November 2020.


Read below to know more about the debates' topic for each country and what the youth of the world wants to advocate when it comes to protecting the environment.


26 September 2020

NEPAL CHAPTER in partnership with Youth Thinkers' Society

27 September 2020

AFRICA CHAPTER in partnership with Edugist

16-17 October 2020

BANGLADESH CHAPTER in partnership with University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB)

20 October 2020

INDIA CHAPTER in partnership with Lloyd Law College and Indira Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute 

24 October 2020


2 November 2020

SRI LANKA CHAPTER in partnership with Colombo TechHub, Regal Campus

16 November 2020


MYANMAR CHAPTER: to be announced 


BHUTAN CHAPTER: to be announced

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