About Azerbaijan Youth Foundation

“Azerbaijani Youth in 2011-2015”


For the improvement of the legal framework and infrastructure in the field of youth work, establishment of Foundation was planned based on the subclause 6.1.4 of the State Program on “Youth of Azerbaijan in 2011-2015” approved on June 7, 2011, by the Presidential Decree №1621.

According to the State Program by the Decree №542 of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated December 19, 2011, the Youth Foundation was established under the Ministry of Youth and Sports.

Various youth related activities in health, education, employment, social protection and other fields were carried out by the state. Accordingly, February the 2nd was declared as Azerbaijani Youth Day. To support socially important initiatives of youth organizations and young individuals, the Youth Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan was established by Decree No. 801 signed on December 29, 2012.

In accordance with the Presidential Decree №1871 on 7 March 2018, “Youth Foundation of the Republic of Azerbaijan” public legal entity was established on basis of the Youth Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan to meet interests of youth; and to formulate and implement youth policy based on the foreign experience.

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