Welcome to the website of the Dutch Debating Union!

Online Summer Debate Tournament

Summers are of course fantastic! The largest disadvantage about summer is, however, that there are less opportunities to debate than usual. That is why the Nederlandse Debatbond and Utrecht Debating Society are organising the first-ever Online Summer Debate Tournament! Note: the tournament is in Dutch.

Want to know more about this tournament? Click here!

National umbrella organisation

As the national umbrella organisation for debating, the Dutch Debating Union (NDB) represents roughly 1,000 members of which most are a member of one of the many Dutch debating societies.

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You will find the latest news from the debating world here!

Our ambitions

Promoting the debate sport

Our goal is to promote and support competitive debating in the Netherlands.

Umbrella organisation

As umbrella organisation, we aim to improve debating in the Netherlands.

Supporting societies

We support Dutch debating societies wherever that is possible.

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