2017 May 11
The military and sports game "Shahin" for the 2016-2017 years has been completed. The opening ceremony of the final was held at the Training and Education Center of the Armed Forces Club on May 10, 2017. The memory of the martyrs was commemorated, the National Anthem was played and a special documentary film prepared by the Ministry of Defence was shown to the event participants. The tournament was evaluated by the referees group of the officers of the Military Lyceum named after Jamshid Nakhchivanski. According to the results, the team of the Nizami district won the 1st place, the Kurdamir team took the 2nd position and the Zardab team got the 3rd place. The winning teams were awarded with the Honoured Diplomas by the organisers of the game.
2017 March 15
Novruz holiday for teenagers and young people of social protection need was celebrated in the "Farid Palace" on March 14, 2017. The main purpose of the event is to increase the state support for teenagers and young people of social need protection , to organise their leisure time and to promote the national heritage. 300 disabled, deprived of parental care, internally displaced persons, as well as low-income families’ children took part in the event.
2017 March 07
The Ministry of Youth and Sports declared the essay contest among the young people “What do I know about Belarus?” on March 6-27, 2017. The aim of the contest is to develop the worldview of the young people, to raise awareness about the Republic of Belarus among the young people and to expand the international cooperation. The young people aged 16-29 can participate in the contest. In accordance with the terms of the contest, each author can write about one theme that was not printed in media before and consists of not more than 2500 words. The essays topics that can be written in Azerbaijan, Russian or Belarusian language are as follows: • The conquered land: the struggle for the independence in the history of Belarus; • The names living for centuries. Belarus is proud of them; • Belarus during the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945); • Modern Belarus; • The land is under the white wings: richness of the Belarus nature; • Multiculturalism in Belarus: coexistence of different peoples and religions in Belarus. In order to participate in the contest, the following documents are required: • Essay • Card filled out by the author (sample attached) • Identity card or a copy of the substitute documents Essays will be accepted only in electronic format on firstname.lastname@example.org. The more information about the terms of participation is available in the Regulations of the contest. It must be noted that the winners of the first five places of the contest will be awarded with special diplomas and valuable gifts.
2017 April 28
The gala concert of the X Republic National Student Art Festival "Student Spring" was held at the Musical Theatre on April 27, 2017. The Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov, the Parliament deputies, the officials and numerous guests attended the event. More than 800 students of 25 universities demonstrated their talents in various nominations at the gala concert. Since 2011, the Republic National Student Art Festival "Student Spring" has been held in cooperation with the National Union of the Azerbaijan Student and Youth Organisations. The main purpose of the festival is to develop the student creative groups, to organise the youth exchange among the hobby groups of the higher education institutions, to improve the aesthetic education system of the students, to identify the creative and talented young people, to increase the state care to them, to create new conditions for the development of communication and relationships among the students. At the end of the festival, the winners were presented with diplomas and memorable gifts.
2017 April 26
The first educational event on early marriages within the project “Say “NO” to the early marriages: let’s start the social conviction and education from the family" has been launched with the financial support of the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Azerbaijan Democratic Students and Youth Organization (ADSYO) in the city of Shirvan. Deputy Head of Department of the Shirvan Executive Power Adam Huseynov, the Head of the Shirvan Department of Youth and Sports Azer Guliyev, the Registration Department Director Bahman Guliyev, the Chairman of the ADSYO Asif Asgarli, the vice-project expert Gulnara Bagirova and other officials spoke about the project and the active current issues. The experts and trainers informed the young people about the reasons of early marriages, the ways leading to them, its consequences, legal, social, medical and psychological effects, religious marriages, evasion of education and other actual issues.