“Azerbaijan Student Youth Organizations’ Union” was founded on 20 November 2009. ASYOU integrates 99 public and private Higher and Secondary Schools Student Youth Organizations'. The main purpose of ASYOU is to help with developing and support interests of student youth and their protection, also to provide their activity in the socio-political, cultural, social and economic life.
To achieve these goals, the Union operates in the following areas:
- To encourage the students in their scientific and education researches by organizing contests, competitions, scientific and entertaining games, seminars, round tables;
- To increase students’ activity in the social life;
- To protect student’s rights;
- To promote human values among young people, to increase their role in the development of civil society;
- To organize cultural events in order to achieve effective organization of students’ leisure;
- To prevent negative habits among young people particular against drug addiction, alcoholism;
- To ensure the participation of talented and creative students in the competitions within the country and abroad, at exhibitions, festivals and sports competitions;
- To increase the knowledge of the students in the field of the quality education and youth participation;
- To share the value of peace through the youth.
The Union is an umbrella organisation and there are 20 members of staff at the head office.
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