On June 24, the next “Encouragement of Youth to Integration and Activeness” festival was co-organized by the State Committee for Refugees and IDPs of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Azerbaijan Youth Foundation in the 1000-family residential complex built for IDPs in Absheron region.
The purposes of the festival are to support the integration of youth from refugee and internally displaced families into society and increase their public activeness.
Those who made speech at the festival informed about the state policy pursued on solving the problems of IDPs. It was noted that the President Ilham Aliyev takes important measures to improve the housing and living conditions of the citizens from this category, increase their material wellbeing and ensure employment.
The First Vice President Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva keeps the solution of education, health and other social problems of IDPs under control.
Orkhan Arabov, the head of Department for Work with Youth of the Youth Foundation of the Republic of Azerbaijan made a great presentation at the event. He gave detailed information to the IDPs about the activities of the Foundation, opportunities created for youth and programs they can use.
The festival ended with various intellectual games, fun competitions among adolescents and young people living in the settlement.
The festival is planned to be held next in the settlements where of IDPs temporarily settled in Ganja and in Bilasuvar.