Civic debate uses debate as a tool for engagement, service and publication. By participating in civic debate competitions, students have opportunities to contribute to global civil society while developing essential professional and civic skills. Civic debate also offers GWU students the opportunity to develop their resumes through internships at leading national and international organizations, to participate in once-in-a-lifetime experiences supporting global debate education, and to earn academic credit and scholarships for their work as society members. As part of our civic debate program over the last two years GWDebaters have:
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Above: GWDebate in conference with senior diplomatic advisers to French Prime Minister Manuel Valls at the Hôtel Matignon, Paris, France, during the Lafayette Debates Young Ambassadors Study Tour.