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UNO Baku Encouraging Youth to Get Involved in their Country’s Development

IMG_9241In observance of International Youth Day, UNO Baku in partnership with the Azerbaijan Youth Foundation and Educational Center for Youth, held a Model UN Workshop on 12 August. The event was held in Samukh, approximately 300 kilometers away from the capital Baku. The workshop attracted more than 30 determined young participants from various regions of Azerbaijan. The main aim of the event was to develop a better understanding of the UN’s work among youth and raise the awareness of the organization’s cause. In addition, UNO Baku’s team members along with other highly qualified experts, trained the participants in public speaking, debating, and writing skills. Moreover critical thinking, teamwork, and leadership skills elements were reflected during the Model UN simulation workshop.  Continue reading

UNO Baku Remembers Nelson Mandela

IMG_9112Marking the first Nelson Mandela International Day since Mandela’s death in December last year, UNO Baku, in partnership with the Baku Education Information Centre (BEIC), held an interactive session for youth and adolescents about the one of the world’s greatest public figures – Nelson Mandela.  The event took place at the BEIC’s on 18 July, inspiring Azerbaijani youth to volunteer and perform community service in order to honour Mandela’s legacy. Continue reading

A Group of Students Visited the UN House in Baku to Explore its Activities in Azerbaijan

IMG_4248To inform youth about the United Nations work in Azerbaijan and the MDGs, UNO Baku team organized an informative session for students at the UN House, on the 18th of February. The event brought together the representatives of AIESEC, the international youth association and highlighted the importance of education, which was a good start for future networking and collaboration opportunities. Continue reading