Describe the main features of the measure/initiative:
On December 25, the Azerbaijan Federation of Creative Industries launched, in partnership with the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the joint project "Creative Azerbaijan Volunteers" Movement. The movement aims to strengthen the participation of creative people in the field of culture and creative industries, expand the exchange of experience, support the young creative people in enhancing their knowledge and skills, develop and implement thematic programs, participate in career programs. The programme foresees establishing networks among young creators and developing joint exchange programs. This movement will provide future volunteers with a great opportunity for professional development, close participation in the large-scale activities of the ministry, being part of the "Creative Azerbaijan" process aimed at developing creative industries in our country, as well as contributing to improving the creativity-related education programmes.
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What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?:
A questionnaire for registration has been spread on social networks for young people to join the movement. In a short time, more than 500 creative people have registered. According to the criteria set by the established selection commission, 30 young people registered during the assessment were elected creative Azerbaijani volunteers. The selected volunteers come both from the capital city and different regions of the country. Since its inception, the movement has supported multiple activities in promoting the role of cultural and creative industries for sustainable development and creating opportunities for the people to participate in the cultural life of the country.