Today the Secretariat for European Affairs held the third debate of the cycle "EU Stars" on topic: The students debated on "Capitalism vs. Socialism", which was held on the International Balkan University in Skopje. Before the start of the debate, the Deputy Prime Minister Arbr Ademi PhD and the Rector of the University, professor İsmail Kocayusufoglu PhD had their address and they underlined the role of debates in the development of the democratic societies.
Today's debate aims to increase the interest and knowledge of the youth on issues and topics related to the EU. Through debates, SEA aims at providing an open forum for debate among young people aimed at encouraging critical opinions and encouraging a culture where the debate is seen as a democratic way to resolve differences of opinions.
The debate which was held today is part of the debate cycle "EU Stars" which started in May 2015 and shall continue in the following year in order to hear the voice of youth as future European citizens.
The debate is part of the SEA project "Youth for EU".