The United Asian Debating Championship (UADC) is an annual debate tournament for university students across Asia. This is the largest debate tournament using Asian Parliamentary (AP) format in Asia. With previous experience in organizing various debate activities, Vietnam National University, Hanoi - International School and Vinschool have been proudly chosen as the official hosts of the 10th United Asian Debating Championship in Hanoi with the name "Vietnam UADC 2019". There are 49 international teams and 14 Vietnamese teams participating in the tournament, in which Vietnamese teams come from top international universities in Vietnam including Vietnam National University, Hanoi - International School, Fullbright University Vietnam, RMIT University Vietnam.
In addition, international advisors team of Vietnam UADC 2019 are all experts who have years of experience in organizing and consulting for international debate tournaments:
● Prof. Joshua Park - Lecturer, advisor of SolBridge Debate Society at Solbridge University, South Korea. He graduated with a Ph.D. degree from Law School, Havard University, USA.
● Prof. Loke Wing Fatt - President of Society for Associated Inter - Tertiary Debaters (SAID).
● Mr. George Chen - World TAB Master
Vietnam UADC 2019 includes Preliminary Round with 8 debaterounds, Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and Final Round. Besides vibrant debate rounds, debaters and judges will also have opportunities to experience Vietnamese exquisite cuisine, explore famous destinations in Hanoi to learn about Vietnam’s fascinating culture through the activities during the tournament.
Sharing mutual goals of pioneering in education innovation, Vietnam National University - International School and Vinschool highly acknowledge the great benefits brought by debate. Debating not only helps to improve public speaking skills but also supports participants in developing critical thinking skills and cultivating deeper understanding of political, social, cultural and economic issues. Moreover, Vietnam UADC 2019 is a precious opportunity for students to learn from and interact with international friends, promising to be a remarkable milestone within Asia debate community.
For further details, please contact:
Ms. Dao Thi Thanh Hoa
Head of Communications, Vietnam UADC 2019
Ms. Dang Dieu Linh
Communications Coordinator, Vietnam UADC 2019