World Universities Peace Invitational Debate or WUPID is a prestigious, competitive international debating event held in Malaysia annually. It aims to promote open mindedness and critical thinking, and increases participation of youth in peace-related issues through debate.
For the past year, Indonesia has participated in QIUP WUPID through BAWOR Cup. This year, bicara.co, in cooperation with WUPID Council, will officially held an Indonesian tournament of WUPID, named WUPID Indonesia. This will act as the audition to select 2 best teams (first breaking and champion) to represent Indonesia for QIUP WUPID in Quest International University of Perak, Malaysia.
WUPID Indonesia is a joint effort of a lot of partners, including bicara.co as hosts, Sampoerna University as organizers, and supported by Campaign.com, Kompas.com, The Jakarta Post, Provoke! Magazine, GNFI, Republika, What’s New Jakarta and akutahu.com. We also acknowledge Quest International University of Perak, Malaysia as the host of QIUP WUPID and for supporting WUPID Indonesia with great Adjudication Core
WUPID 2017 was successfully held in Sampoerna University, 14th-15th October 2017 and was participated by 24 teams. After 2 days of debating, UI C (Ibrahim and Aldwin) emerged as the champion and secured a slot in QIUP WUPID along with the first breaking team, UGM B (Sandy and Syagung).