Renowned debating societies from the University of Sydney and the University of Indonesia will it battle it on Saturday September 3rd. The Bilateral Debate will be held in telkomtelstra’s Jakarta office and Telstra’s Sydney office where the teams will debate via a special live link-up.
In a 3 person a side debate, debaters will discuss the topic “Economic diplomacy is more effective than cultural diplomacy as a tool to strengthen the Australian Indonesian bilateral relationship”. The affirmative and negative sides will be announced 30mins before the debate
The events in Jakarta and Sydney are already full but you will be able to watch the video footage when we upload it online or follow it live on twitter #thebilateraldebate