public debate

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the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)

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The OSCE Mission to Moldova organized the first in a series of public debates for young people on 12 October 2017, aiming to develop their public speaking and reasoning skills.
UNESCO introduced World Philosophy Day in 2002 to honor philosophical reflections throughout the world by opening spaces and encouraging people to share their philosophical heritage, opening their minds to new ideas, and inspire public debate on society's challenges.
The organisation has now called for a public debate to highlight what it believes is the threat to the museum.
Whatever would have come from the mouths of the leading contenders in public debates would have fallen on deaf ears, as those attending a husting are not able to vote anyway.
The 39-year-old questioned Blatter's running of FIFA and proposed a fourman public debate to be held in the run-up to election day on May 29.
It may be Salmond's ambition to be striding the world stage as Prime Minister of Scotland but it would be wrong of Cameron - and against protocol - for him to have a public debate with Salmond on any issue.
The Lions should instigate a public debate about whether they need a quota system," said Gatland, pictured.
Mr Coppinger, Police and Crime Commissioner for Cleveland, said: "I think it is a good idea to have a public debate on this very complex issue and there are various aspects which need to be considered.
Using the medium of micro-blogging site Twitter to respond to Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's verbal and written vitriol against him, Kejriwal said he would reply to all of Singh's questions in a public debate with Sonia Gandhi and Dr.
India Against Corruption (IAC) activist Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday dared Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi to have a public debate on corruption charges laid at each other.
It was in response to a petition by the Llanymynech and Pant Bypass Action Group, calling on the Welsh Government to open up public debate on potentially reinstating plans for a bypass, just south of Oswestry.
So far the campaign has been pretty appalling but it is amazing the Taoiseach has managed to dodge any proper public debate on the issues.
What we have in the public debate around the homosexual will-to-power vs.
Minister Benny Begin blasted "former senior members of the security establishment" who he said are creating the public debate, without naming them.
A PUBLIC debate on carbon capture storage (CCS) will be staged as part of Newcastle ScienceFest.