On January 25, 2020, the closing ceremony of “Könüllülər Yurdu –Azərbaycan” project was held at Baku Congress Center. “Könüllülər Yurdu –Azərbaycan” was jointly organized by the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan Youth Foundation and “ASAN Volunteers” Organization.
Chairman of the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ulvi Mehdiyev, Executive Director of Azerbaijan Youth Organization Farid Jafarov, volunteers and other guests attended the event.
Guests talked about the policy of expanding volunteerism movement in accordance with President Ilham Aliyev’s order and stated that as a part of the aforementioned policy, 2020 has been announced “Volunteers Year” in our Republic. It was also drawn to attention that given event was the first official event organized as a part of “Volunteers Year”. Moreover, there was mentioned the importance of various projects, especially those in the direction of promoting patriotism by ASAN Volunteers.
Subsequently, those who attended at the regional organization of the event were awarded.
Purpose of “Könüllülər Yurdu – Azərbaycan” project is to promote volunteerism, effective use of leisure time among youth, fostering personal and intellectual development of young people, awareness of available opportunities, as well as to encourage the voluntary movement to become wider in our country.
The project covered 15 city and districts, in total of 45 regions and nearly 2500 youngsters.