Trust for Sustainable Living

Secondary school students debate whether UN SDG #14 (Oceans) is achievable

Secondary schoolchildren from around the world gathered at the TSL 2018 International Schools Debates in Beau Vallon, Seychelles on 4th July 2018 to debate whether UN Sustainable Development Goal #14 (on Oceans) is achievable.

Following a day of dynamic presentations and discussions across four groups – two debating for the motion and two against – the Best Group debating awards went to the following team members:

The Best Individual debating award went to Natalie Ashkar (Lebanon).

Individual Judges’ Commendations were awarded to:

In addition, four  Student Debate Ambassadors were nominated to represent each of the four groups at a panel discussion with marine experts at the Children’s Oceans Conference on 5th July:

See the full list of this year’s Schools Debate Winners.