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The BBC is staging a BBC World Debate in New York, hosted by the Clinton Global Initiative, to discuss the threat of global warming.

We'll be asking a panel of leading figures, including President Clinton, whether world leaders are acting quickly enough, and in the most effective ways, to tackle climate change.

Should the USA, as the world's largest economy and one of the biggest polluters, be setting a better example to the rest of the world? Presented by Zeinab Badawi.

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20070128

The BBC Debate this week comes from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

20070128

The BBC Debate this week comes from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

20070204

As part of the India Rising season, The BBC Debate this week focuses on the question 'Where will the Indian Economy be by 2050?'.

20070204

As part of the India Rising season, The BBC Debate this week focuses on the question 'Where will the Indian Economy be by 2050?'.

20070218

This edition focuses on the new rulers of the Middle East.

Presented by Jeremy Bowen

20070218

This edition focuses on the new rulers of the Middle East.

Presented by Jeremy Bowen

20070408

This edition focuses on issue of climate change, with guests from the business world and environmental activism.

20070408

This edition focuses on issue of climate change, with guests from the business world and environmental activism.

20070930

The BBC is staging a BBC World Debate in New York, hosted by the Clinton Global Initiative, to discuss the threat of global warming.

We'll be asking a panel of leading figures, including President Clinton, whether world leaders are acting quickly enough, and in the most effective ways, to tackle climate change.

Should the USA, as the world's largest economy and one of the biggest polluters, be setting a better example to the rest of the world? Presented by Zeinab Badawi.

20070930

The BBC is staging a BBC World Debate in New York, hosted by the Clinton Global Initiative, to discuss the threat of global warming.

We'll be asking a panel of leading figures, including President Clinton, whether world leaders are acting quickly enough, and in the most effective ways, to tackle climate change.

Should the USA, as the world's largest economy and one of the biggest polluters, be setting a better example to the rest of the world? Presented by Zeinab Badawi.

20071021

China's Growing Pains: How will the Chinese economy maintain sustainable rapid development, protect the environment and maintain social stablity?

20071021

China's Growing Pains: How will the Chinese economy maintain sustainable rapid development, protect the environment and maintain social stablity?

20080426

The Insiders: A group of hedge fund managers debate the global economic situation.

20080426

The Insiders: A group of hedge fund managers debate the global economic situation.

20080427

The Insiders: A group of hedge fund managers debate the global economic situation.

20080427

The Insiders: A group of hedge fund managers debate the global economic situation.

20080503

The Insiders: A group of Nobel Prize winning economists debate the global economic situation.

20080503

The Insiders: A group of Nobel Prize winning economists debate the global economic situation.

20080504

The Insiders: A group of Nobel Prize winning economists debate the global economic situation.

20080504

The Insiders: A group of Nobel Prize winning economists debate the global economic situation.

20080510

Israel at 60: Paul Adams and leading Israeli thinkers ask how the country has fared in its 60 years, and discuss the challenges for the future.

20080510

Israel at 60: Paul Adams and leading Israeli thinkers ask how the country has fared in its 60 years, and discuss the challenges for the future.

20080511

Israel at 60: Paul Adams and leading Israeli thinkers ask how the country has fared in its 60 years, and discuss the challenges for the future.

20080511

Israel at 60: Paul Adams and leading Israeli thinkers ask how the country has fared in its 60 years, and discuss the challenges for the future.

20080524

The Middle East - What Future for the Next Generation: Nik Gowing presents a debate in which young people from the region challenge political leaders on their records and promises.

20080524

The Middle East - What Future for the Next Generation: Nik Gowing presents a debate in which young people from the region challenge political leaders on their records and promises.

20080719

The Insiders: 1/3.

At UNESCO headquarters in Paris, Owen Bennett-Jones met five UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors for a frank discussion about what they do.

20080719

The Insiders: 1/3.

At UNESCO headquarters in Paris, Owen Bennett-Jones met five UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors for a frank discussion about what they do.

20080720

The Insiders: 1/3.

At UNESCO headquarters in Paris, Owen Bennett-Jones met five UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors for a frank discussion about what they do.

20080720

The Insiders: 1/3.

At UNESCO headquarters in Paris, Owen Bennett-Jones met five UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors for a frank discussion about what they do.

20080726

The Insiders: 2/3.

Lyse Doucet meets four peace negotiators.

They have negotiated in intractable conflicts but have they made any progress?

20080726

The Insiders: 2/3.

Lyse Doucet meets four peace negotiators.

They have negotiated in intractable conflicts but have they made any progress?

20080727

The Insiders: 2/3.

Lyse Doucet meets four peace negotiators.

They have negotiated in intractable conflicts but have they made any progress?

20080727

The Insiders: 2/3.

Lyse Doucet meets four peace negotiators.

They have negotiated in intractable conflicts but have they made any progress?

20080802

The Insiders: 3/3.

Owen Bennett-jones explores spin doctors with three experienced practitioners, Lynton Crosby, John Nagenda and Alistair Campbell.

20080802

The Insiders: 3/3.

Owen Bennett-jones explores spin doctors with three experienced practitioners, Lynton Crosby, John Nagenda and Alistair Campbell.

20080803

The Insiders: 3/3.

Owen Bennett-jones explores spin doctors with three experienced practitioners, Lynton Crosby, John Nagenda and Alistair Campbell.

20080803

The Insiders: 3/3.

Owen Bennett-jones explores spin doctors with three experienced practitioners, Lynton Crosby, John Nagenda and Alistair Campbell.

20081018

The Insiders: The series of debates with expert views from the inside continues with the Chiefs of Staff of the White House.

20081018

The Insiders: The series of debates with expert views from the inside continues with the Chiefs of Staff of the White House.

20081019

The Insiders: The series of debates with expert views from the inside continues with the Chiefs of Staff of the White House.

20081019

The Insiders: The series of debates with expert views from the inside continues with the Chiefs of Staff of the White House.

20090822

The latest in the BBC's series of Insiders debates features headmasters from elite schools in the UK, US, Nigeria and India.

The latest in the BBC's series of Insiders debates features headmasters from elite scho.

20090822

The latest in the BBC's series of Insiders debates features headmasters from elite schools in the UK, US, Nigeria and India.

The latest in the BBC's series of Insiders debates features headmasters from elite scho.

20090823

The latest in the BBC's series of Insiders debates features headmasters from elite schools in the UK, US, Nigeria and India.

The latest in the BBC's series of Insiders debates features headmasters from elite scho.

20090823

The latest in the BBC's series of Insiders debates features headmasters from elite schools in the UK, US, Nigeria and India.

The latest in the BBC's series of Insiders debates features headmasters from elite scho.

20091031

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

20091031

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

20091101

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

20091101

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

20091219

After the UN climate change conference, Stephen Sackur asks 5 world leaders what has been achieved and what opportunities lost.

After the UN climate change conference, Stephen Sackur asks 5 world leaders what has be.

20091219

After the UN climate change conference, Stephen Sackur asks 5 world leaders what has been achieved and what opportunities lost.

After the UN climate change conference, Stephen Sackur asks 5 world leaders what has be.

20091220

After the UN climate change conference, Stephen Sackur asks 5 world leaders what has been achieved and what opportunities lost.

After the UN climate change conference, Stephen Sackur asks 5 world leaders what has be.

20091220

After the UN climate change conference, Stephen Sackur asks 5 world leaders what has been achieved and what opportunities lost.

After the UN climate change conference, Stephen Sackur asks 5 world leaders what has be.

20100116

One year into the Obama presidency, how is his foreign policy shaping up? Have his actions lived up to his promises?

One year into the Obama presidency, how is his foreign policy shaping up? Have his acti.

20100116

One year into the Obama presidency, how is his foreign policy shaping up? Have his actions lived up to his promises?

One year into the Obama presidency, how is his foreign policy shaping up? Have his acti.

20100117

One year into the Obama presidency, how is his foreign policy shaping up? Have his actions lived up to his promises?

One year into the Obama presidency, how is his foreign policy shaping up? Have his acti.

20100117

One year into the Obama presidency, how is his foreign policy shaping up? Have his actions lived up to his promises?

One year into the Obama presidency, how is his foreign policy shaping up? Have his acti.

20100307

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

20100307

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

20100516

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

20100516

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

20101009

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

20101009

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

20101010

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

20101010

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

20101204

Tony Blair and Christopher Hitchens debate whether religion provides common values and ethics or promotes intolerance.

Tony Blair and Christopher Hitchens debate whether religion provides common values and.

20101204

Tony Blair and Christopher Hitchens debate whether religion provides common values and ethics or promotes intolerance.

Tony Blair and Christopher Hitchens debate whether religion provides common values and.

20101205

Tony Blair and Christopher Hitchens debate whether religion provides common values and ethics or promotes intolerance.

Tony Blair and Christopher Hitchens debate whether religion provides common values and.

20101205

Tony Blair and Christopher Hitchens debate whether religion provides common values and ethics or promotes intolerance.

Tony Blair and Christopher Hitchens debate whether religion provides common values and.

20101211

The Nobel Laureates of 2010 meet Matt Frei in Stockholm's Royal Palace for a discussion about the significance of their work.

The Nobel Laureates of 2010 meet Matt Frei in Stockholm's Royal Palace for a discussion.

20101211

The Nobel Laureates of 2010 meet Matt Frei in Stockholm's Royal Palace for a discussion about the significance of their work.

The Nobel Laureates of 2010 meet Matt Frei in Stockholm's Royal Palace for a discussion.

20101212

The Nobel Laureates of 2010 meet Matt Frei in Stockholm's Royal Palace for a discussion about the significance of their work.

The Nobel Laureates of 2010 meet Matt Frei in Stockholm's Royal Palace for a discussion.

20101212

The Nobel Laureates of 2010 meet Matt Frei in Stockholm's Royal Palace for a discussion about the significance of their work.

The Nobel Laureates of 2010 meet Matt Frei in Stockholm's Royal Palace for a discussion.

20110129

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

20110129

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

20110130

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

20110130

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

Chogm 120091128

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

Chogm 120091128

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

Chogm 120091129

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

Chogm 120091129

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

Darwin In The World: Evolution And Faith In The 21st Century2009112120091122

Published 150 years ago, Charles Darwin's seminal work, On the Origin of Species, continues to cause debate between scientists and some people of religious faith for whom the idea that man evolved from more primitive animals remains controversial.

Bridget Kendall chairs a debate about evolution and faith from a conference at the famous Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt.

She is joined by an audience of students and academics and a panel including: John Hedley Brooke from the Theology Department of Oxford University; Nidhal Guessoum, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates; Salman Hameed, Professor of Integrated Science and Humanities at Hampshire College in Massachusetts; Eugenie Scott, Director of the US National Centre for Science Education in California; and Samy Zalat, Professor of Biodiversity at the University of the Suez Canal.

They discuss how Darwin's ideas were received around the world in his own time, and how attitudes vary today, from the Christian fundamentalist heartland in the USA to faith schools in the Middle East.

Will there always be conflict between evolution and religion? Do they apply to different, non-overlapping worlds? Or can science live in harmony with faith?

Bridget Kendall is in Egypt to discuss evolution and faith in the 21st century.

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

Darwin In The World: Evolution And Faith In The 21st Century2009112120091122

Published 150 years ago, Charles Darwin's seminal work, On the Origin of Species, continues to cause debate between scientists and some people of religious faith for whom the idea that man evolved from more primitive animals remains controversial.

Bridget Kendall chairs a debate about evolution and faith from a conference at the famous Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt.

She is joined by an audience of students and academics and a panel including: John Hedley Brooke from the Theology Department of Oxford University; Nidhal Guessoum, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates; Salman Hameed, Professor of Integrated Science and Humanities at Hampshire College in Massachusetts; Eugenie Scott, Director of the US National Centre for Science Education in California; and Samy Zalat, Professor of Biodiversity at the University of the Suez Canal.

They discuss how Darwin's ideas were received around the world in his own time, and how attitudes vary today, from the Christian fundamentalist heartland in the USA to faith schools in the Middle East.

Will there always be conflict between evolution and religion? Do they apply to different, non-overlapping worlds? Or can science live in harmony with faith?

Bridget Kendall is in Egypt to discuss evolution and faith in the 21st century.

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

Is Homosexuality Un-african?20110312

Ugandan MP David Bahati and Festus Mogae, former President of Botswana, debate homosexuality with host Zeinab Badawi.

Ugandan MP David Bahati and Festus Mogae, former President of Botswana, debate homosexu.

Is Homosexuality Un-african?20110312

Ugandan MP David Bahati and Festus Mogae, former President of Botswana, debate homosexuality with host Zeinab Badawi.

Ugandan MP David Bahati and Festus Mogae, former President of Botswana, debate homosexu.

Is Homosexuality Un-african?20110313

Ugandan MP David Bahati and Festus Mogae, former President of Botswana, debate homosexuality with host Zeinab Badawi.

Ugandan MP David Bahati and Festus Mogae, former President of Botswana, debate homosexu.

Is Homosexuality Un-african?20110313

Ugandan MP David Bahati and Festus Mogae, former President of Botswana, debate homosexuality with host Zeinab Badawi.

Ugandan MP David Bahati and Festus Mogae, former President of Botswana, debate homosexu.

The Business Of Sport: A Debate On The World Cup And The Crisis In Football Finance20100306

Mark Pougatch chairs a debate on the crisis in football finance, and on the World Cup and its impact.

The panel includes Robert Peston the BBC's Business Editor and David Bond the BBC's Sports Editor

A debate on the crisis in football finance, and on the World Cup and its impact.

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

The Business Of Sport: A Debate On The World Cup And The Crisis In Football Finance20100306

Mark Pougatch chairs a debate on the crisis in football finance, and on the World Cup and its impact.

The panel includes Robert Peston the BBC's Business Editor and David Bond the BBC's Sports Editor

A debate on the crisis in football finance, and on the World Cup and its impact.

A high-profile international debate on topics which matter.

The Middle East - What Future For The Next Generation20080525

Nik Gowing presents a debate in which young people from the region challenge political leaders on their records and promises.

The Middle East - What Future For The Next Generation20080525

Nik Gowing presents a debate in which young people from the region challenge political leaders on their records and promises.

Who's Business Is It?20100515

This week's World debate comes from the St.

Gallen Symposium in Switzerland.

Join Peter Day and his panel as they debate in front of an audience of bright students and leaders in business, politics and ideas, and ask them to choose what they will do with their lives.

Join Peter Day in a debate from the St.

Who's Business Is It?20100515

This week's World debate comes from the St.

Gallen Symposium in Switzerland.

Join Peter Day and his panel as they debate in front of an audience of bright students and leaders in business, politics and ideas, and ask them to choose what they will do with their lives.

Join Peter Day in a debate from the St.