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The GREAT Britain Debate 2016-17

The GREAT Britain Debate competition is a unique opportunity to celebrate UK and India’s shared culture of vibrant discussion and debate.

The GREAT Britain Debate 2016-17
The GREAT Britain Debate 2016-17

The GREAT Britain Debate in its fourth edition is a wonderful opportunity through which the British High Commission engages with the next generation of India’s future leaders. It celebrates the UK and India’s deep interest in the debating culture.

This year the competition is open in the following cities:

Place Date
Visakhapatnam 9 December 2016
Kolkata 19 December 2016
Hyderabad 12 January 2017
Bhopal 16 January 2017
Patiala 17 January 2017
Delhi 25 January 2017
Jaipur 20 January 2017
Dehradun 8 February 2017

The GREAT Britain Debate 2016-17 will revolve around the following topics which are the priority areas for UK and India:

  • technology
  • economy and finance
  • ease of doing business
  • urban and smart cities
  • skills and education
  • science and research
  • media, art and culture
  • start up India and entrepreneurship
  • climate change and energy
  • women and girls

The GREAT Britain Debate is organised by the British High Commission in partnership with the Chevening scholarships in India.

Further information

For media queries, please contact:

Stuart Adam, Head,
Press and Communications
British High Commission, Chanakyapuri
New Delhi 110021
Tel: 44192100; Fax: 24192411

Mail to: Sakthy Edamaruku

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Published 21 September 2016
Last updated 16 January 2017 + show all updates
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