Youth Participation in Decision Making and Policy Implementation
Recognizing that youth are tremendous agents for change and are important constituencies and drivers for peace and development, and considering its corporate experience in working on youth-related challenges in Europe and former Soviet Union, UNDP supports the Ministry of Youth and Sport (MYS) of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the thematic area of “youth empowerment and democratic governance” with the purpose of the assisting the government in implementation of the State Programme on Azerbaijani Youth 2011-2015.
The overall project goal is to empower the young people of Azerbaijan to participate in decision-making more actively by contributing to policy planning and policy outcomes, and to develop their capacity as future leaders and public servants. The project will provide young people with knowledge and skills to identify and advocate for youth-specific outcomes in the state programmes and strategies; attract more youth to the civil service; and strengthen young people’s capacities to participate at the international fora.
- Project management team is established and project work plan developed
|Donor||Amount of contribution, US$|
|UN Democratic Governance Thematic Trust Fund||150,000|
Delivery by years
|Fiscal year||Amount of disbursement, US$|
- Project start date
- June 2012
- Estimated end date
- December 2013
- Geographic coverage
- Focus Area
- Democratic Governance
- Ministry of Youth and Sports
Project OfficerMr. Vugar Allahverdiyev, Programme Adviser
The Conference brought together 45 university students and graduates from Azerbaijan and fourteen other Member States currently serving as members of the UN Security Council.