07.12.2011 | 
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DEBATE-CONTEST: NEW APPROACHES
DEBATE-CONTEST: NEW APPROACHES
Students of YSU Faculty of International Faculty organized a debate-contest.
On December 6-7 Student Scientific Society of YSU Faculty of International Relations organized a debate-contest, headed The Medias Impact on Political Processes.

The format of this initiative is an unprecedented one at YSU. Our main goal is to develop skills to make debates, present arguments and evidences. And as much depends on the media comments and coverage in the political field, we decided to make debates on the issue, - said the SSS Chairman of the faculty Zhanna Harutyunyan.

The competition consisted of 3 stages. Four participating teams represented the chairs of International Relations, Political Science and Public Administration.

The format of a judicial sitting was chosen for the event. The jury was composed of the SSS representatives. Controversial topics were being decided by a draw.

In the first stage students of the chairs of Political Science and Public Administration made a debate on the topic Foreign Policy Comes from the Internal Policy and presented their positions and standpoints.

The two sides had 10 minutes to think over their standpoints on the subject. The respondent party, Political Science Team, won in the first stage.

In the second stage the mixed team of the future diplomats had to make proposals on the topic Media have a Positive Impact on Policy.

The applicant party won and progressed into the final stage to compete with the team of Political Science.

The topic for final was The Positive Impact of the European Union on Small States and Negative Impact on Large States.

As a result of heated debates it was not easy to decide the winner and, so, the winner was announced only after the additional task.

Finally, the team of International Relations won, and Gor Kirakosyan (third year student at the Chair of Political Science) was recognized as the best participant.

The best participant and the winning team received certificates.
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