Topical Talk Festival 2022

Between October 31st and December 16th, young people took part in Topical Talk Festival 2022. They joined global conversations about different issues in the news with peers around the world and heard from topic experts. Explore the discussions here.


Festival Highlights Magazine

We've selected some stand-out contributions from Topical Talk Festival 2022 to give you a taste of the fantastic discussions.

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Festival round up


Outstanding Standpoints!

We loved your final opinion pieces about the topics. Here are some that we thought were outstanding

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Meet our experts

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Being part of Topical Talk family means discussing topics with hundreds of students from countries around the world discussing. We represent ourselves and our countries. Here, we are allowed to express our thoughts freely. We tell each other about our communities. I now know a lot of things about other countries I didn’t know before. I sometimes had an opinion but, after reading other Topical Talkers' comments or standpoints, I changed my mind or at least came with a new point of view.

valuable_watermelon, Shouka Prep Girls School, Occupied Palestinian Territory

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