Sabir Taghizade

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Baku
Sabir Taghizade is a senior at the Azerbaijan State University of Economics, majoring in Business Administration. He also studied for a semester in Hungary within the framework of the Erasmus+ student mobility program. International relations have always been on the list of Sabir’s interests. Thus, he took part in various MUN Conferences, as well as in academic debates. Sabir is truly passionate about travelling. He loves to visit different countries and be part of local cultures. Previously, he also had a chance to guide some tourists in his hometown Baku. He is highly interested in learning foreign languages too, especially Spanish and French.

Rasim Guliyev

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Baku
Rasim Guliyev graduated with honours from the Azerbaijan State University of Economics and obtained a bachelor’s degree. He is currently studying for a master’s degree in Human Potential in Sustainable Development at the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan He worked as an intern in such companies as The State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) and Toyota Baku Center. Currently, Rasim works as a human resources specialist at a large local company and a researcher in the field of sustainable development.

Rafael Azizli

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Occupation: Young professional
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Baku
Rafael is an 11th-grade student at School no. 23 named after the National Hero Tahir Hasanov. He is a member of the Council of Child’s Ambassadors which operates under the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs of Azerbaijan. Additionally, Rafael is the Director of the Department of International Relations in this organization. He was the youngest Formula 1 volunteer in 2021 in Azerbaijan. Rafael was a participant and leader of the Second Working Group in the Fifth Republican Forum of Children of Azerbaijan. He believes that the best way to solve global problems is to engage young people in various conferences and debates as the first step. Furthermore, he is a poet, blog…

Orkhan Bashirli

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Belgium, Leuven
Orkhan Bashirli is currently pursuing a Master’s degree (LL.M.) in International and European Business Law at KU Leuven based in Belgium. Before this, he graduated from Baku State University, Faculty of Law, with a Bachelor’s degree in Law. He is a lawyer and participated in several legal projects both in his home country and in Europe. Besides, during his years at Baku State University, he was a chairman of the Student Youth Organization at the Faculty of Law and organized many projects and activities for young people. iAt the same time, he is now involved in the youth sector as well as the Director of the Caspian Initiative for European Integration & Partnership, a political and lo…

Nushaba Guliyeva

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Baku
Nushaba Guliyeva is a foundation-year student at Baku Higher Oil School and holds a bachelor’s degree in Process Automation Engineering. She is an alumnus of the European School Summer Camp 2021 in Georgia. Additionally, she takes great pleasure in communicating with native speakers in Germany, especially during trips to European countries. She has also volunteered at Baku Grand Slam International Tournament and First Lego League. Moreover, she is very passionate about programming and is one of the participants of Hack4World Baku.

Nuray Kazimli

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Baku
Nuray Kazimli is an 11th-grade student at Turkey Diyanet Foundation Baku Turkish Lyceum. She has demonstrated her knowledge of math by scoring high ranks from various olympiads, such as Kangaroo International Mathematical Competition, I Lotfi Zadeh Inter-School Logic Olympiad, Republic Subject Olympiads, and so on. She also participated in the Center of Economics and Social Development Internship Program during the summer of 2021. During her internship, she wrote an academic research paper on Assessment of Impacts of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the Aviation Sector in Azerbaijan which was published in SSRN (Social Science Research Network). Furthermore, using her valuable experience at CESD,…

Narmina Huseynzade

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Baku
Narmina Huseynzade is a third-year Bachelor of Laws student at Baku State University. She did a legal internship at the Ministry of Justice of Azerbaijan and the law office. She has been working as a volunteer at European Law Students’ Association, DAVAM, and other organizations. Currently, she is working at mediasiya.az and is also an editorial assistant at mubahise.az. She passionately aims to be one of those people who play an important role in the prosperity of Azerbaijan.

Nigar Abdullazade

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Occupation: Young professional
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Khirdalan
Nigar is a young person, enthusiastic to make the world a better place to live, facilitate people’s lives, have a positive impact on society, and be a changemaker. She is a lifelong learner and a real multi-tasker. Nigar holds a master’s degree in Youth Work from the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and a Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature Education from Baku Engineering University. Being a leader in the Forest School Azerbaijan project, Nigar has two years of experience working as an International Relations Manager’s Assistant at NAYORA, four years of experience as a Project Manager and Head of the PR department at the …

Nargiz Hamidzade

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Baku
Nargiz Hamidzade is currently studying for a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs at the Academy of Public Administration in Azerbaijan. She has an excellent talent to communicate easily with people of all ages and all around the world, solve problems and give advice. She believes that by using these skills she can raise awareness of global problems, such as gender inequality, poverty, and the ecological disaster to save the world.

Nargiz Aliyeva

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Baku
Nargiz is currently a freshman at ADA University’s Faculty of Mathematics. Due to her interest in music, she studied at Music School No 30 for seven years. At the same time, she enjoyed participating in several hackathons, such as Girls in AI 2021 that was organized by Teens in Al. Her interest in the EU took her to become an active member of the European Youth Parliament in Azerbaijan. In addition, she is an alumnus of the European School Summer Camp 2021 in Georgia. She has volunteered for ASAN Service for two months and now she is a representative of Green ASAN in ASAN Service No 6.

Mahammad Nabizade

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Baku
Mahammad Nabizade is a senior-year Bachelor’s student in geophysics engineering at UFAZ university. Currently, he lives in Baku, Azerbaijan. He worked as a data analyst at different companies, such as BP Azerbaijan. Apart from academic life, he has been actively involved in social activities since 2018. He worked as a volunteer at AIESEC Azerbaijan.

Lala Mammadli

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Occupation: Young professional
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Baku
Lala Mammadli is a young professional and a fresh master’s degree graduate from ADA University where she majored in Business Administration. Also, she received her second master’s degree from Maastricht University simultaneously. She has a broad range of credentials and competencies in the area of business administration, including procurement and accounting. She is heavily interested in environmental (recycling, reproduction) startups aiming at probable and feasible solutions. She is goal-driven and strongly believes in the idea that as long as human beings work and act together in an effort to produce desirable outcomes, there will always be payoffs.

Ingilab Huseynzade

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Baku
Ingilab Huseynzade is a law student at Baku State University. He was an exchange student in the USA as a FLEX (Future Leaders’ Exchange Program) finalist in 2019-2020. He volunteered at EURO2020 and many other organizations. Being a YEA is one of the ways to contribute to his society.

Gullu Gojayeva

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Baku
Gullu Gojayeva is a third-year student at Azerbaijan University of Languages. She is majoring in İnternational Relations. Her main interest areas are gender equality and environmental protection. She got accepted to two summer schools, one of them was Turin School of Regulation in Italy, another one was Conflict school about peacebuilding and conflict resolution funded by the Eurasian Partnership Forum and the European Union. She is currently volunteering at AIESEC and Mars on Earth Project and she is a member of AEGEE – European Students’ Forum.

Fidan Bakhshiyeva

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Siyezen
Fidan Bakhshiyeva is studying at Baku State University and her major is State and Public Relations. She graduated from a music school in Siyazan where she learned to play kamancha. Fidan is a graduate of the CCC (Career Consulting Course) project which was implemented by the US Embassy. She worked as a volunteer at the Siyazan Youth Development and Career Center. She currently works at the Career Guide company. Fidan believes that youth can make the world a better place.

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