Youth Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan held an annual reporting conference on the occasion of “February 2 – Youth Day”

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Youth Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan held a reporting conference on the occasion of “February 2 – Youth Day” at Baku Convention Center on February 3, 2018. Officials of the Administration of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, members of Parliament, members of Supervisory Council of the Youth Foundation, representatives of youth organizations and grant recipients of the Foundation participated at the event.
The executive director of Azerbaijan Youth Foundation Farhad Hajiyev opened the event. He emphasized that our National Leader Heydar Aliyev always supported young people and laid the foundation of youth policy in our country and today our President Ilham Aliyev successfully continues this policy. Farhad Hajiyev also noted that Youth Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan was established by the Presidential Decree and now we are observing a successful and dynamic development process of the Foundation. Within the framework of 10 grant competitions 3909 projects of youth organizations and young individuals were financed by the Youth Foundation.
During the event it was emphasized that with the financial support of the Youth Foundation last year 394 activities were held in Baku, 36 in Ganja, 25 in Sumgait and 787 in other cities and regions of Azerbaijan. Moreover 62 young individuals participated at international events with the support of the Youth Foundation.
The assistant to the First Vice President, head of the Department of Youth Policy and Sports of the Administration of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Yusuf Mammadaliyev noted that neither in the region nor in a number of developed countries there was a structure like Youth Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan: “The Youth Foundation creates conditions for young people to realize their potential and the Foundation reached its main goals. The more broad, sustainable and qualitative the projects of youth are, the bigger will be the contribution of the Foundation to the youth policy. State agencies always consider proposals of youth. We have a lot of talented youth. Every skillful young individual should be acquainted with the projects of Azerbaijan Youth Foundation. Azerbaijani young people are bound to our Native land, customs and beautiful values of our people. Our state officials believe in our youth too. I think new and interesting ideas will be discussed during our today’s panels”.
Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports Intigam Babayev, the executive director of Youth Foundation under the chairman of Nakhchivan’s Supreme Assembly Mammad Babayev and chairman of the New Azerbaijan Party Youth Union Seymur Orujov also spoke at the event.
Afterwards a group of grant recipients expressed their gratitude to the Foundation for the created opportunities. The winners of the successful projects were awarded.
After the opening speeches discussions on such topics as main priorities and categories of next grant competitions of the Youth Foundation, expansion of the activity of Youth Houses and preparation of reporting forms to be submitted to the Foundation were held.