The Sierra Leone Debating Council (SLDC) is thrilled to unveil the highly anticipated 7th National Inter-Collegiate Debating Championship (NICDC) 2023.

This prestigious event is set to take place at the renowned Fourah Bay College (University of Sierra Leone) on the 17th and 18th of November, 2023.

The NICDC, an annual tradition, represents the pinnacle of debating excellence in the country, attracting university and tertiary students from far and wide. This year, participants will engage in rigorous debates on pressing contemporary issues, vying for substantial cash prizes, coveted trophies, and prestigious certificates.

More than just a competition, NICDC serves a profound educational purpose. It aims to cultivate and enhance the critical thinking and communication skills of the nation’s youth, ultimately propelling them towards a future marked by academic success and post-graduate achievement. Through thought-provoking debates, the platform mirrors and dissects crucial societal issues, offering valuable policy recommendations on matters of national significance.

The SLDC is proud to present this intellectual battleground, where students transform into eloquent advocates, grappling with the complexities of our world. As we anticipate two days of spirited discourse and intellectual exchange, NICDC 2023 promises to be an event of both substance and spectacle.