ENLIGHTENMENT FORUM OF AZERBAIJANI YOUTH HAS BEEN HELD IN BAKU
Educational Center for Youth, a member of the Caucasian Network for Children, the newspaper “Caspian” and the Youth Campaign “My education - my future” held nationwide Youth Enlightenment Forum. The main purpose of the Forum was campaigning on education among youth and focusing attention of people to the problems related to education.
Representatives of Ministry of Youth and Sports, Youth Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Sectors on work with youth at Social-Political Department of Administration of the President of the country, local CSOs and mass media have participated at the event which has literally covered problems and challenges according to education sphere, including inclusive education. Fakhraddin Hasanzade, executive director of Educational Centre for Youth, informed the participants about these problems and events taken by ECY regarding to development of education. He has also mentioned activities of the organization within cooperation with international projects and networks, such as Caucasus Network for Children.
Other speakers emphasized necessity of enlightenment campaign among youth and importance of this campaign against illiteracy, poverty, religious extremism, crime and other threats. Representatives of government agencies appreciated the role of local CSOs and mass media towards enlightenment campaign and mentioned that government agencies would continue supporting these actions in the future.