Profiles

Kanan Khalilov

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Current residence: Lund, Sweden
Kanan is currently working towards a Bachelor of Law at Bakı Dövlət Universiteti (Baku State University). Following graduation, he is planning to become one of the top attorneys in his country with a view to contributing to legal reforms implemented with the assistance of the European Union. To this end, Kanan has been practising law in a variety of state bodies and private firms. Besides being a prospective lawyer, Kanan is also keen on debating. He actively participates in tournaments, Model UN conferences and Moot Courts. One of them is the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition – the largest of its kind.

Jeyhuna Sultanova

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Current residence: Germany, Heidelberg
Jeyhuna graduated from the Azərbaycan Dövlət İqtisad Universiteti (Azerbaijan State University of Economics) with distinction. She has experience in strategic planning in the public sector that helped to see how the economic, business and legal processes work. She has contributed to the development of the Monitoring and Evaluation framework of the State program for 2019-2025 for ensuring food safety of the Republic of Azerbaijan with its key performance indicators, baselines, and 7-year targets. In general, working closely with international organisations such as the World Bank, IFC, UNDP prepared her to be a professional young leader as well as being a Young European Ambassador.

Isa Allahverdiyev

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Current residence: Germany
Isa is working towards a Master’s degree in Economics: Data Science and Policy at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg. He holds a Bachelor degree from the Azərbaycan Respublikası Dövlət Gömrük Komitəsinin Akademiyası (Academy of State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan). Isa enjoys contributing value to the Young European Ambassadors; initiative.

Suad Muradov

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Baku
Suad is currently studying International Studies at “ADA”Universiteti (“ADA” University). He chose this course of study courtesy his prior interest in the field of politics and society as well as  his abilities in communication skills and conflict resolution. Suad cites his experience at more than 8 Model United Nations conferences as having helped him to improve his debating and decision making skills, enabling him to engage more in the activities geared towards the young people of Azerbaijan. Suad shares his former and current titles: Head Organizer of the “I ADA Cycling Contest” (December 2016); Head of the Department of the Research and Development of the “Car-sharing project” (May, 2…

Shujaat Ahmadzada

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Baku
Shujaat is currently studying Internationals and is looking forward to a career in the field of Diplomacy and Political Science specialising in conflict and peace studies.. He develops his skills and knowledge with the help of articles, books and conferences. Shujaat is passionate about learning different languages, and can speak Russian, English, Turkish, but is also learning French and Persian. Since 2016, Shujaat has been involved in Model United Nations and other simulations. He has completed an internship at the Parliament of Azerbaijan and been involved in the work of the OIC for 2 years as a volunteer. Last but not least, he is the UN Young SDG Ambassador focused on Goal 16: Peace,…

Saba Aliyeva

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Baku
Saba considers that volunteering in a variety of national and international projects has played a significant role in her professional development. She has volunteered at the Ministry of Education, State Committee on Work with Diaspora, the Ministry of Sport and Youth, in the largest NGO of South Caucasus – ASYOU, where she worked as the International Relations Coordinator. Saba also worked as volunteer team leader in departments such as Venue Management, NOC and Protocol at the 1st European Games, 42nd World Chess Olympiad, Formula 1 races and other big international sports events. In addition, she led the Art Club in her academy, and in 2016, together with her team, won the Enactus Nati…

Rustam Isgandarov

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Baku
Rustam studied EU Affairs, International Relations and Diplomacy in Belgium, Georgia and Azerbaijan. He holds a Bachelor degree from the “ADA”Universiteti (“ADA” University) and an advanced Master’s degree in EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies from the College of Europe in Bruges (Belgium) with an ENP (European Neighbourhood Policy) scholarship. In 2019, Rustam was appointed by Young European Ambassadors’ Leadership to participate in the 4th Eastern Partnership Youth Forum in Vilnius (Lithuania) where he focussed on the EU Strategy for Youth and Eastern Partnership 20 Deliverable for 2020. In Brussels, Rustam worked as an intern at the European Parliament. In Georgia, Rustam…

Nurlan Suleymanov

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Baku
Nurlan is a young professional interested in creative industry, sports, and major events management, with a background in international relations. He graduated from “ADA”Universiteti (“ADA” University) majoring in International Studies. In his third year of studies, Nurlan continued his education at the Nemzeti Közszolgálati Egyetem (National University of Public Service) with an Erasmus + scholarship. There he deepened his understanding of European institutions. In 2020, Nurlan completed his internship in the department of International Cooperation and worked with the Donors of the Youth Foundation of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Now, he pursues a career path in the creative industry, spo…

Nurana Verdiyeva

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan
Nurana is currently in her second year of studies of Computer Science at the Debreceni Egyetem (DE) (University of Debrecen). Alongside her academic focus, she dedicates her time to different extracurricular activities.  Nurana has previously attended different workshops, including “Promoting Engineering” organised by GəncMİİB in cooperation with BP in Azerbaijan and eTwinning Plus by Erasmus+ with a view to improving her social skills. Nurana has also attended different Erasmus+ programmes in Denmark, Macedonia and Hungary. She is a representative of a local NGO in her city.

Dilara Pirkishiyeva

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Baku
Dilara graduated with a Bachelor degree in Geography from Bakı Dövlət Universiteti (Baku State University). As a passionate environmentalist and human rights defender Dilara has implemented several projects at BSU THIK organisation. She is currently working as an IELTS instructor, having had experience in the tourism sector. In addition to her professional experience she has also been involved in different volunteering programs e.g. AITF, AARC

Abdul Mustafazade

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Baku
Abdul holds a Bachelor degree in Social Sciences from the Bakı Mühəndislik Universiteti (Baku Engineering University). Currently, he is working as a Communications, Visibility and Outreach Assistant at the UN office, Azerbaijan. Abdul is working for digital media and data visualisation on sustainable development through innovative storytelling tools. He is a data-driven digital media communications enthusiast & self-proclaimed tech nerd and creative digital marketing professional. He also participates in media and communication activities. As a Youth Ambassador at Global Alliance for Partnership on Media and Information Literacy, he is working to enhance the role of media and informat…

Abutab Abbasova

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Current residence: United Kingdom
Abutab recently graduated with a Master’s degree in Development Studies at SOAS, University of London, having attained a Bachelor degree in International Relations from ADA”Universiteti (“ADA” University). However, her first international experience was through an exchange programme at the University of Glasgow (the UK). As a Young European Ambassador since 2016, Abutab has completed a variety of internships at different organisations including the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Brussels, ADA University, Caucasus Research Resource Center Azerbaijan, and International Eurasia Press Fund. She currently interns at an NGO in London.

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