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Council of State Support to Non-Governmental Organizations

Date of entry: October 7, 2015

Member of ILO

Mission and attributions

Main objectives of the Council are as follows:

To carry out other duties prescribed by the legislation.

The Council has following rights to implement its duties:

The Council performs the following functions in line with the tasks entrusted to it:


Institutional characteristics

Date of creation
Nature of the texts that create the ESC (Constitution, law, decree, etc.)
Decree No: 2288 dated 27 July 2007 of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Consultation and advisory



Number of members: 11

8 members of the Council are nominated by the Non-governmental Organizations, while other 3 members from the state authorities.

- Head of the Department on Registration and Notary of the Ministry of Justice
- Head of the Republic Hemophiliacs Association public union
- Chairman of the Azerbaijani Youth Organization of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons
- Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Citizen’s Labor Rights Protection League
- Head of the Gender and Human Rights Research Union
- Chairman of the Student Youth Organization of ASU
- President of Constitution Research Fund
- Head of Mulk Public Association

Duration of the term: 4 years. The same persons may not hold membership of the Council for more than two terms consequently.

Process of designating the members: The members of the Council are appointed by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.


Salary of members

The members of the Council are functioning on public grounds (as voluntary employees).


The members of the Council must be the individuals with higher education (university degree) and possess positive public reputation and high moral values.

Individuals, who have dual citizenship or no citizenship of the Republic of Azerbaijan, who have commitment to other foreign states, who was charged with crime, persons, whose incapacity has been approved by a court decisions and religious figures cannot be the members of the Council.

Sub-committees/working groups

Education and Vocational Training

education, science and culture

Health and Medical Policy / Social Security and social protection

public health, health and ecology

Financial and Economic Policies

economic and social issues

Youth issues

youth and patriotic education

Others (please specify the list)

human rights and democracy / combating drug abuse, corruption, human trafficking and terrorism

Social Affairs

family, women and children issues / the issues of refugees, IDPs, the disabled and veterans