The office of IIUM World Debate And Oratory Centre (IWON) had successfully organized the closing ceremony for the recently held 20th Interschool Debating Championship (IDC) 2023 following the end of out rounds for each categories. The ceremony was held at Banquet Hall, Muhd Abdul Rauf Building with the presence of VVIPs and guests from all over. This ceremony managed to highlight the journey of our fellow young debaters during their time here in IIUM Gombak campus together with prize giving ceremony for winners of each category.

The office of IIUM World Debate And Oratory Centre (IWON) is truly grateful for our hardworking committees and staff for their amazingly continuous commitment and contributions for making this event a huge success. Surely, the office would like to address the diligently working teachers, trainers and alumni as well towards their participation in this 20th IDC 2023 regardless of their packed schedule and commitments.

IWON would also like to congratulate the winners of each category for their achievements. We are looking forward for more of your participation in the future tournaments inshaAllah. We believed that your success definitely worth your skills and performance shown during this tournament and such a success is not achievable without struggles and hardships during training. We ask Allah SWT to bless these efforts and make it continuous in the future inshaAllah.


The office of IIUM World Debate And Oratory Centre (IWON) is back with the new 20th Interschool Debating Championship 2023. This championship hosts 3 different categories which are Arabic, English and Malay languages in the same platform. Participants are gathered to showcase their mastery in each distinct category as well as the debating skills needed to become the champion.

While the debating itself serves most of the excitement, IWON makes sure of some extra steps to nurture and cultivate the true spirit of debating amongst the participants. Registered schools are expected to join debate camp designed equip them with basic and fundamentals of debating. In addition, teachers and trainers are welcomed to join the accreditation workshop which is designed to give exposure to the guidelines in judging and assessing participants.

IWON is taking in huge responsibilities in providing facilities, guidance for the committees and communication with the higher authorities to ensure the success of this championship. Hopefully, this experience serves beneficial to everyone inshaAllah.


IIUM World Debate And Oratory Centre (IWON) would like to express our deepest appreciation to the Arabic Debating And Public Speaking Club (IIUM ADC) for their stunning performance and amazing feat following the recently held 1st Imprint Debates, Imprint Centre For Debates, Bahrain. This tournament was held online with various international team participating from all over the world in the previous September this year.

IIUM ADC team led by Br Abdul Rahman and his teammates Br Muhd Hafiz, Br Raziq and Sr Salsabeel managed to placed 3rd on the group rankings after 5 preliminary rounds. They displayed a consistent high quality skills of debating before winning 3 out of each rounds. Interestingly, their team is the only non-native speakers to make it into the octo-final despite harsh challenges to break into quarter round. Truly, this feat shows dedications and passion that made IIUM worthy of international exposure and platform.

IWON also played an important role towards the success of this team by providing supports and working facilities. This includes the use of IWON training studio that is accessible 24 hours by students involved. Truly, IWON is working hard to make sure the necessities and needs are fulfilled properly thus helping their journey towards success.


The office of IIUM World Debate And Oratory Centre (IWON) has had the chance to participate in the previously held Parlimen Mahasiswa Kebangsaan 2023. This national program was held from the 19th until 25th of August 2023 with participation from amongst the students’ representatives of each campuses all over the country. The participants are involved in several workshops throughout their time here at the IIUM Gombak campus designed to equip them with the necessary skills of debating and public speaking before proceeding to the actual parliament sessions.

The Parlimen Mahasiswa Kebangsaan 2023 is actually an initiative from the Ministry of Higher Education to cultivate the minds of our young future leaders as well as to serve as an effective platform for them to address the current issues pertaining the development of students at national level. Furthermore, the selected motions discussed will be taken into implementation by the end of this program. Surely, we are to expect such an intense atmosphere along the way as representatives voice out their concerns and rebuttal skills upon each other.

IWON sincerely wishes everyone involved benefits and valuable experiences.