International Youth Forum For Volunteers 2020 is a Fully Funded all expenses covered Youth Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan for which applicants are invited from 57 OIC Member States.

In connection with the announcement of 2020 as the “Year of Volunteers” in Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Youth and Sport of the Republic of Azerbaijan in partnership with the Organization of İslamic Cooperation General Secretariat (OİC GS) and Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF), are organizing the International Youth Forum of Volunteers.                               

Participants only from member states will be eligible to apply for the International Youth Camp in Azerbaijan, however, there is no Application Fee or Language Test needed.

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Additionally, official invitations will be provided to the selected participants by the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Azerbaijan for their visa arrangements.

International Youth Forum 2020 in Azerbaijan Details

Host Country: Baku, Azerbaijan

Time Duration: 26th-29th February, 2020

  • February 26 – Arrival day
  • February 27-28 – Forum days
  • February 29 – Departure day.

Financial Benefit: Fully Funded

No. of Participants: 114

  • Total OIC Member States are 57, while 2 Participants from each Member State will be selected. So, total 114 Participants will be invited.

Organized by:

  • Ministry of Youth and Sport of the Republic of Azerbaijan in partnership with Organization of İslamic Cooperation General Secretariat and Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum

Objective/Main Aim:

  • Promoting volunteerism.
  • Creating platforms for youth participation in the volunteer movement.

Forum working language: English

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Forum’s Format:

  • Plenary thematic discussions
  • Presentations of successful projects.

Benefits of International Youth Forum

The International Youth Forum Azerbaijan will cover all the expenses like:

  • Round Airfare Plane Ticket
  • Provide Full Accommodation
  • Meals of the participants
  • Visa arrangements of selected participants

Eligibility Criteria

In order to apply for the forum, Participants should be:

  • From OIC Member States
  • 16 to 30 years old
  • Have direct experience in the volunteer movement (will be given preference)
  • Representatives of governmental bodies, which are responsible for implementing youth policy
  • Youth NGOs’ representatives
  • Young leaders, professionals, volunteers, and experts

Main criteria for selection: Participants who have past experiences in volunteerism and motivation.


  • 12th February 2020

Note: Only selected applicants will be informed.

Application Procedure:

Candidates can apply online by just clicking the “APPLY ONLINE NOW” button below. Note that Late Applications will not be accepted.

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