» Launching Baku Idea Lab
On February 16, 2018, Eurasia Partnership Foundation (hereafter EFP) held an opening ceremony of Baku Idea Lab. The event brought together representatives of embassies and international organizations accredited in Azerbaijan. In addition, the representatives from fifteen youth initiatives attended the event. The ceremony opened with a welcome speech by Christian Kamill, Chargé d´affaires of the Embassy of Sweden in Baku. Naila Hashimova, President of EPF, greeted the guests and gave an overview of EPF’s achievements for the past decade. Nazakat Azimli and Ilaha Abasli, founders of the Lab, have highlighted that the Lab will provide a space for the youth-led social initiatives. The members of the lab will also benefit from workshops and master classes that will help them to boost their impact. The event concluded with presentations of four youth initiatives operating in Azerbaijan. Baku Idea Lab aims to serve as a resource center, incubator, and public platform for the raft of new grassroots social initiatives led by young people, which has sprung in Azerbaijan in recent years. The primary goal is to amplify the voices of existing initiatives, support the establishment of new ones, bring their work to wider audiences, and encourage networking among the initiatives.
“SEVEN” Documentary Play
On June 20, 2017, EPF Azerbaijan with the support of the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs and the Embassy of Kingdom of Sweden, facilitated “Seven” documentary play at Yarat, a contemporary art space. The guests were greeted with the welcoming speech by Ms. Hicran Huseynova, a chairperson of the State Committee for […]Read More Jul 30
Enabling Civil Society Role
Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF) as one of the 12 CSO partners in the EU-UNDP facilitated a series of activities under the initiative on Strategic Cooperation and Coordination in Development and Governance between Sep 2016 and Oct 2017. In line with the commitments in the field of human rights and democratization under the European Neighbourhood Policy and […]Read More Jul 30
Engaging Civil Society Organizations
Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF) has been facilitating the Small Grants Program for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to engage civil society organizations in Azerbaijan between 2014 and 2016. The program sought to strengthen the civil society sector’s ability to advocate effectively in order to improve both public oversight of, […]Read More Jul 30