Date(s) - 09/03/2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
NUIG - across campus
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NUIG ACS N. Mandela Global Dev. Debate
NUIG African Caribbean Society (ACS) hosted an inter-varsity competition, the Mandela debate , which entails different colleges coming together to debate some pressing social issues. This was in collaboration with ASAI (African Students Association of Ireland).This year, the debate motions were as follows:
Round 1: Nuig Vs. Sligo IT
Topic: “Religion has failed to be a force of good in the world.”
Round 2 : GMIT Vs. Athlone IT
Topic: “Brexit is better for Britain”
Round 3: Winners from Round 1 and 2 – Sligo IT Vs. GMIT
Topic: “Colonial masters should pay reparations to colonised states”
Refreshments and pizza were offered to the debaters, judges and spectators.
SLIGO IT were the winners of the overall competition.