Advisory Committee

Nika Jelendorf

Nika was the Convenor of Zagreb EUDC 2014. She was also a Language Officer at Vienna EUDC 2015. As a speaker, Nika has broken ESL at WUDC twice, in 2013 and 2014. She has also judged the semifinal of the EUDC 2015, and has been on multiple A-teams across Europe, including the Belgrade Open, Leiden Open, Budapest Open, Aranjelovac Open, Warsaw Open, Red Sea Open and the Berlin IV.

Harish Natarajan

Harish was the Chief Adjudicator of the 2014 World Debating Championships and of Warsaw EUDC 2016. He has also been CA of the most prestigious debate competitions, including the Cambridge and Oxford IVs, and many, many more. Harish was a Grand Finalist of the WUDC 2016 and the 2nd Best Speaker of the World 2016. His other debate achievements include winning the EUDC 2012, being among the Top 10 Speakers at multiple WUDCs and winning numerous competitions.

Karolina Partyga

Karolina was the Convenor of Warsaw EUDC 2016. Before organizing debating tournaments, Karolina debated in the WUDC 2014 EFL Final and EUDC 2015 ESL Quarterfinal. She also broke as a judge at Thessaloniki WUDC 2016 and served on the CA teams of a number of European competitions, including the University of Latvia Open, Turku Open, Budapest Open, and Cracow Open.


Michael Shapira

Michael was the Chief Adjudicator of Vienna EUDC 2015, as well as a Deputy Chief Adjudicator of Chennai WUDC 2014. He has been on the A Team of pretty much every competition in Europe, and his contribution to supporting the development of debating across the European circuit is unparalleled. He was the WUDC ESL Champion in 2011 and the winner of the Red Sea Open (twice), the Paris Open 2012, Thessaloniki Open 2014 and Jerusalem Open 2015.