The representatives of the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan (ASAN Xidmət) paid a visit to the Eurasian Regional Center of the Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF-ERC) on 12 March 2021. The delegation comprising of Mr. Sahil Mammadli, Head of the Volunteer Management Division of ASAN, Ms. Emiliya Bayramova, Chairperson of ASAN Könüllüləri / ASAN Volunteers Organization and Mr. Firuz Suleymanov, staff member of the International Cooperation Department of ASAN met with Mr. Elmaddin Mehdiyev, Director General of ICYF-ERC.
During the meeting the parties discussed existing opportunities and future prospects for mutual cooperation towards youth development and volunteerism both, on national and international levels. It was agreed to develop joint projects for the benefit of youth in Azerbaijan and in the region at large matching the goals and objectives of both sides. Activities on youth capacity building and development of culture of volunteerism among youth raising the profile of volunteers and voluntary work were highlighted as the main priority for the cooperation.
Touching upon the necessity to reinforce solidarity among the youth of the region, the parties reaffirmed their commitment for further expansion of the partnership and hold further consultations to this end.
Mr. Elmaddin Mehdiyev was accompanied in the meeting by Ms. Rena Allahverdiyeva, Project Director at ICYF-ERC.