Essay Contest

6.11.2013 17:36

United Nations Associations of Georgia announces essay contest with the organizational support of Center for Security and Energy Studies, Qafqaz University within Confidence Building in South Caucasus.

Open to: research assistants, students of Azerbaijan universities enrolled in undergraduate or graduate level

Prize: selected essays will be published and three winners will be awarded with cash money. Top ten participants will be given certificates

Deadline: 15 November 2013


Project Description

The goal of the project is raising awareness on domestic violence among youth in Azerbaijan, increase youth involvement on domestic violence problems and motive youth actively work on domestic violence. The goal aims to decrease the spread of democratic violence in Azerbaijan by using youth as a tool. Thus, the more the younger generation will be more informed on the domestic violence in Azerbaijan, the more they will feel responsibility for the decrease of domestic violence that will result with the active participation of youth in eradicating domestic violence.


  • 1st place: 130 AZN
  • 2nd place: 100 AZN
  • 3rd place:  50 AZN

Top ten students will be certificated.


Application Requirements

  • Essays should be written on topic titled as ““what are the main reasons for the development of domestic violence and how it is possible to diminish the level of domestic violence in Azerbaijan?”
  • Essays are accepted in both English and Azerbaijan languages
  • Essays should be sent to no later than 15 November, 2013.
  • References and sources should be clearly mentioned (Use of Chicago Manual Style is preferred for referencing)
  • Essays should cover roughly 1000-1500 words.

The Selection Committee will review the accepted essays and final selection of winners will be announced at the end of November, 2013.

For further information, please don’t hesitate to contact. Contact person: Namiq Abbasov,