Aydan Karimli

WCS Vice President – Youth

Country: Azerbaijan

Organisation: Great Silk Way

Position: Acting Secretary-General


Education & Qualification: School:

1996-2000 – Baku Public school #47- primary school, education language – Russian 2000-2001 – “English Gymnasium” private school, education language – English 2001-2007 – Baku Public school #47 – secondary school, education language – Azerbaijani

1998-2007 – Baku public Music school # 23, class – piano, education language – Russian


2007 – 2011– Azerbaijan Architecture and Construction University, faculty – Construction-Economy, specialty- Organization of Insurance,
Education language – Azerbaijani
Degree – bachelor.

Graduated with “Red” Diploma – Diploma with Honor
Graduated with Certificate of Honor of the Azerbaijan Architecture and Construction University.

Employment History:

Employer: “Great Silk Way” International Youth Union Position: Acting Secretary-General
July 2012 – present

Employer: MP Fuad Muradov Position: Assistant
April 2011 – to present

Employer: OGAE Azerbaijan (Official Eurovision Fan Club in Azerbaijan) Position: PR manager, Copywriter.
December 2011 – June 2012

Employer: Eurovision Core Team Position: Consultant
May 2012

Employer: “Louvre Distribution LLC” – “Parfums De France” (official distribution and retail of perfumery and cosmetics brands)
Position: Brand Manager
April 2009 – April 2010

Volunteer work
Employer: Council of Europe – “Youth Peace Ambassadors” project


Employer: NAYORA (National Assembly of Youth Organizations of the Republic of Azerbaijan), Member of the International Relations Department
April 2009 – June 2012


Azeri Native Russian Advanced English Advanced

French Upper Intermediate Turkish Advanced

Other Qualifications and Skills:
Computer Skills: MS Windows 95/98/2000/XP/Windows 7, MS Office components (Word, Excel, Outlook,

PowerPoint); Browsing tools; Adobe Photoshop.

Trainings, Courses & Special Events attended:

TFWA – World Exhibition – representative of Louvre Distribution LLC. 2009 October. Cannes. France

Universalizing Rights, Building Citizenship – seminar on Young Migrants issues in Europe. 2010 June. Salamanca. Spain

YFJ (European Youth Forum) General Assembly – official delegate from NAYORA. 2010 November. Kyiv. Ukraine

III Capacity building event on Young Migrant issues 2010 November. Kyiv, Ukraine

“Children’s Rainbow: from Capital to Regions” – project on training course on HIV/AIDS. – Peer Educator.
2011 May. North-West regions. Azerbaijan

Euronest PA (Parliamentary Assembly) – The First Ordinary Session – Azerbaijan Parliament Delegation, 2011 September. Strasbourg. France

Council of Europe – “Youth Peace Ambassadors” –1st Seminar of the Group C 2012 January. European Youth Center. Strasbourg. France

“Training on Reproductive health for physically disabled youth” – NAYORA – trainer on HIV/AIDS, facilitator.
2012 February. Baku Azerbaijan

Euronest PA (Parliamentary Assembly) –Meeting of the Energy Security Committee of Euronest PA. 2012 January. Brussels. Belgium.

“Quality Assurance in Non-formal Education” – YFJ (European Youth Forum) – member of the working group
2012 March. Brussels. Belgium.

Euronest PA(Parliamentary Assembly) – The Second Ordinary Session – Azerbaijan Parliament Delegation 2012 April. Baku. Azerbaijan.

Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists Parties – Conference – Azerbaijan Parliament Delegation
2012 June. Tbilisi. Georgia.

Council of Europe – “Youth Peace Ambassadors” 2nd Seminar of the Group C September, 2012. European Youth Center. Budapest, Hungary.

September, 2012.

“Black Sea Young Diplomats School” – Project Partner September 2012, Caqvi, Georgia.

Council of Europe – “Youth Peace Ambassadors” Networking meeting November 2012, European Youth Center, Budapest, Hungary.

Council of Members of the “Great Silk Way” IYU November 2012, Astana Kazakhstan.

Training on Peacebuilding based on Human Rights Education for students” – Personal project March 2013, Baku, Azerbaijan

“Cyber Youth Camp” – “NUR” Children and Youth Public Union – Trainer, facilitator. March 2013, Baku, Azerbiajan.

“International Forum of Young Poetesses” – Project coordinator April 2013, Baku, Azerbaijan.

Council of Members of the “Great Silk Way” IYU May 2013, Budapest, Hungary.

“Positive” Childrens Summer Camp – “NUR” Children and Youth Public Union – Trainer, facilitator June, 2013, Baku, Azerbaijan.

Personal qualities

A good knowledge of economics, experience in advocacy on intercultural dialogue, youth policy, High skills in preparation of reports & other documents and in working out different projects, ability to make creative ideas and find weaknesses in arguments, ability to work in a team and under pressure. Communicative and fast learning.


Piano, Guitar.
“Buta” folk dance group – 4 years.
Have participated in annual festivals among Universities of Azerbaijan with “Buta” dance group. MCD Folk Dance Festival – Participant from “Buta” dance group. II place.2011 July. Ankara. Turkey Member of “Turan” – Intellectual Games Club.

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