2013 - 2014 Challenge
RETHINKING DRUGS:
New GDPPC round launched
Highlights from the 2012-2013 Budapest Forum: “Digital Freedoms and its Limits”
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Highlights from the 2012-2013 Budapest Forum: “Digital Freedoms and its Limits”

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ABOUT THE CHALLENGE

The Global Debate and Public Policy Challenge offers undergraduates across disciplines and continents an opportunity to explore issues of global importance from different points of view. Participants can become eligible to win a free trip to Budapest and a $10,000 scholarship.
Registration for this round is closed. Join us next year!

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  • 3 Mar 2014
    IDEA Network News
    We have officially closed submissions for Task Two. Thank you all for your hard work! We are honored to have received so many high quality submissions and we cannot wait...
  • 16 Jan 2014
    IDEA Network News
    What’s the difference between the Task One policy memo and the Task Two policy brief? How should you structure your paper? What is APA citation?
  • 19 Dec 2013
    IDEA Network News
    After weeks of carefully reviewing your policy memos, results for Task One are now finalised. All participants will soon receive an email informing them of their Task...
  • 17 Dec 2013
    IDEA Network News
    All participants will receive individual feedback from the judges when the results are out, but this time we also asked the judges if they had any general feedback to...
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10 Dec 2013
The Oxford-bound South African law student is thrilled to have her dream come true.Former Global Debate and Public Policy Challenge (GDPPC) winner Seham Areff...
5 Nov 2013
Submissions for Task One are now closed. Thank you to everyone who sent in their policy memos on time. They are now on their way to the judges, who will be...
22 Oct 2013
The five winners of last year’s Challenge on ‘Digital Freedom and its Limits’ talk about the impact that the Global Debate and Public Policy Challenge (GDPPC)...
3 Sep 2013
The 2013-2014 GDPPC submission page is now open for all policy memos. Deadline to submit your policy memo is 30 October 2013.

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