From achievements in sport to achievements in politics: How EU-supported project helps women in Azerbaijan realise their dreams
Dilara Aliyeva won her first sports competition in running when she was 12 years old. But her real passion has always been football, and her ultimate dream was to become a football manager.
Dreamer and fighter Ulviyya Babayeva on overcoming gender stereotypes in rural Azerbaijan with EU’s support
Ulviyya Babayeva was born and raised in a remote village in the district of Barda, Azerbaijan, 260 km west of Baku, not far from the frontline zone.
“Do not be afraid to follow your dreams”: Ayla Akhmedova on the Eastern Partnership European School in Georgia
Ayla Akhmedova was born and raised in Baku, Azerbaijan, and has always dreamt of getting an international education.
In late August, the EuroSchool in Azerbaijan, which has become an annual tradition, brought together 15 young participants and several trainers from Azerbaijan and the EU.
Breaking stereotypes: how teachers are trained in Azerbaijan to work with children with disabilities
In Azerbaijan, a country with a population of 10 million, about 70,000 children are registered with a disability.
The ‘Young European Ambassadors’ initiative is the driving force of the ‘Young European Neighbours’ network, created by the ‘EU NEIGHBOURS east’ project. The role of the Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) is to connect the youth from the European Union and the Eastern partner countries (Armenia,…
The Eastern Partnership (EaP) programme for deepening and strengthening relations between the European Union and its six Eastern partner countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine – celebrates its 10th anniversary in May.
Ten years of the Eastern Partnership: how do young Eastern Partners view their ties with the European Union?
Last December at the Eastern Partnership conference in Vienna, a correspondent from the Segodnya website in Ukraine, Krystyna Zeleniuk spoke to ‘Young European Ambassadors’ from all six Eastern Partnership countries.
Natavan Badalova, an English teacher from Baku, is an active participant of the European educational programme eTwinning Plus, which Azerbaijan joined in 2013.
This summer saw the third edition of the EuroSchool take place in Azerbaijan and interest in the project has continued to grow among young Azerbaijanis.