City of Ganja
City of Ganja
MINISTRY OF YOUTH AND SPORT
European Youth Forum

News from Ganaj EYC 2016

We invite all interested European citizens (including non-EU countries such as Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus and Georgia) to attend the event and celebrate the European Youth Festival together with the habitats of the city.
It gathered the youth from the capital The project performed by Youth Public Union “The Land of Fire” was implemented by the support of the Youth Fund under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan for explaining to the youth the essence of the multiculturalism, bringing the tolerant country image of Azerbaijan to the youth’s attention based on “The Year of Multiculturalism” declared by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan this year.other regions of the country (Baku, Sumgayit, Lankaran, Astara, Mingachevir, Saatly and etc.) within the project “Youth and Multiculturalism”
The project called "The Role of Youth in community development" continues within the "Ganja 2016 European Capital" program.
Our International project "The Role of young people in Community Development" funded by Azerbaijan Youth Foundation has been implemented in Ganja city on August 9-15.
Initiated by Azerbaijan’s diplomatic mission in Ljubljana, the event was attended by the chairman of the Parliament of Slovenia, Milan Brglez, the mayor of Nova Gorica , Matej Archon, the Slovenian MPs,  and the representatives of the diplomatic corps and journalists.

About Ganja

Discover more about Ganja and its landmarks

History

Ganja Ganja is the second largest city of Azerbaijan. It has been an important social-economic and cultural center since before the Middle Ages.

Culture

It impossible not to talk about Nizami and Mashati Ganjavi who are an important part of Ganja's history of culture and literature

Landmarks and museums

Discover Ganja's monuments and museums with, above all, the Nizami Mausoleum and the Nizami Mausoleum

Youth

Ganja has been nominated 2016 European Youth Capital. Activities and events will take place during this year for all young people

Supporting structure

More than 100 between organizations, institutions, INGYOs; NYCs, universities, civil society and private sector are supporting Ganja European Youth Capital 2016!

City of Ganja
City of Ganja
MINISTRY OF YOUTH AND SPORT
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
EUROPEAN ECONOMIC CHAMBER FOR AZERBAIJAN
NATIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL OF MOLDOVA
NATIONAL  YOUTH  COUNCIL OF UKRAINE
NATIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL OF GEORGIA
NATIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL OF RUSSIA
AEGEE EUROPE
Youth For Exchange and Understanding
Asaif
Ayafe
GANJA STATE UNIVERSITY
AZERBAIJAN TEACHERS INSTITUTE
AZERBAIJAN TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY
AZERBAIJAN STATE AGRARIAN UNIVERSITY
UNICEF
SAVE THE CHILDREN
THE  SOCIETY  OF DISABLED WOMAN
THE  SOCIETY  FOR DISABLMENT OF EYSIGHTS
AZERBAIJAN YOUTH FOUNDATION
EURASIA PARTNERSHIP FOUNDATION
SOCAR
NOVCO
KAPITAL BANK
TURKISH AIRLINES
BAKCELL
PWC

Priorities

YouthParticipation
A part of our programme is dedicated to training activities in view of empowering them to take an active role in society and contribute to their organisation's growth.
Education
We recognise that with the right set of skills, young people really can be the change generation. Having 4 universities in Ganja and a great number of students, we want to start using non- formal education methods in a more inclusive way.
SocialCohesion
Ganja wishes to put additional effort to promote intercultural dialogue among young people with diverse backgrounds and to encourage and empower them to take action for social cohesion and conflict transformation
YouthEmployment
Tackling youth unemployment is at the heart of our programme. Young people today have diverse opportunities, but are preoccupied about their future due to insecurity in their professional life, or they don't have the skills to enter the job market, or they see themselves bliged to leave their city and look for a job elsewhere
Volunteering
At the moment, there is an average number of youth organisations and other NGOs operating in Ganja, however this number is increasing, as does the government support via grants for supporting NGOs and grants of the Ministry of Youth and Sport

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