100 students from Europe and Africa to attend int'l debate tournament in Rijeka

The international debate tournament RiOpen 2016, which will be held in the northern Adriatic city of Rijeka on 4-6 August, is expected to bring together about a hundred students from Europe and Africa who will hold debates on various topics -- from science to daily political issues, representatives of the Rijeka Debate Union told a news conference on Tuesday.

The Rijeka Debate Union is a student associations with the University of Rijeka and its representatives told the press conference that debates were very popular at universities across the world as it encourages critical thinking and public speech.

Last update: Tue, 02/08/2016 - 14:00
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