About us

Expanding opportunities for active participation of young people of Kyrgyzstan in sustainable development.

About us

Public Foundation “Institute for youth development” (IYD) is leading youth organization on youth work and promotion in youth policy development in Kyrgyz Republic. IYD unites active and committed young people. Their desire and ideas to develop Kyrgyzstan will help Foundation to be a leader for existing and creating opportunities for youth or our country.

Institute for youth development was created in April 15th, 2014 through re-registration of Public Association “Heritage of Republic” (registered in February 28th, 2011). PA “Heritage of Republic” has grown to IYD, when new projects have started being implemented and there were a desire to achieve greater results, thereby collective grew. Although main staff members work in Bishkek, projects and programs of Institute cover whole territory of Kyrgyzstan.

Our approach

Mission and values

What we aspire

What we aspire

We are a society where young people fully understand and reveal their abilities. And as responsible citizens, they participate in decision-making processes in their own country.

Our mission

Our mission

Institute for Youth Development, as a youth organization, expands the opportunities for disclosing and realizing potential of young people for sustainable development of Kyrgyzstan.

Values and target groups

Values and target groups

Institute works to provide more opportunities and to create conditions for development of capacities and internal recourses of young people…

Gender sensitivity

Gender sensitivity

Institute in its activities uses gender sensitive approach, giving particular attention to enhancing the potential and expanding political, socio-economic opportunities for young women and girls.

Environment

Environment

Policy of institute considers the careful attitude towards environment when performing any of the organization's activities.

ADVANTAGES OF WORK WITH INSTITUTE

Partnership with state institutes

The results of our work are achieved through cooperation with government partners authorized to resolve issues of education, labor, employment, health, culture and other issues on interests of youth.

Decisions which concern everyone

An approach based on participation of all stakeholders helps to develop decisions anchored in the principles of human rights, eliminating stigma and discrimination on any grounds.

Initiatives with long-term effect

Institute integrates into public policy mechanisms which serve the interests and needs of young people for a long time.

Access to regions

IYD provides assistance in implementing youth programs, expert support in organizing youth work on a systematic basis in more than 100 municipalities of country.

Permission from the State for training

Institute has a license from the Ministry of Education and Science of Kyrgyz Republic for educational activities and has been providing educational, advisory, analytical and mentoring services in various fields for 9 years. Through projects and programmes, the IYD fulfils a wide range of tasks guided by organizational values and principles.

International experience and cooperation

Institute pays special attention to international relations, therefore, has a business network in youth sector of foreign countries, allowing for the exchange of experience and application of best practices within the framework of national policies and youth work.

Professional network of youth leaders

Institute's educational activities and advanced training courses, which have been held for the ninth year, have formed a team of 20 young national and international consultants and partners with experience in youth work, which is being passed on to a new generation of youth leaders.

Modern decisions

In order to engage young people in matters of importance to society, IYD uses a progressive model of engagement, its achievements inspire and encourage young people from KR and from around the world to develop leadership skills, take on civic responsibility and work that can make a difference. New projects and an effective non-formal supplementary education methodology developed and implemented by IYD teach young leaders and youth professionals.

Institute’s achievements

- 9 years of continuous activity;
- More than 100 implemented projects;
- 25 permanent staff members;
- 60 memorandums with state institutions and LSGs;
- 27 countries where international cooperation agreements have been concluded;
- Own microcredit company "IRM Salym";
- Own office with specialized library fund;
- Own printing house "IRM Plus."

OUR TEAM

Our specialists will help you

Tilebaldy uulu Eliizar

Tilebaldy uulu Eliizar

Executive director
Nurmamatova Gulnura

Nurmamatova Gulnura

Financial manager

Esenbaeva Aiida

Esenbaeva Aiida

Accountant - Cashier

Kalybaeva Elnura

Kalybaeva Elnura

Program manager
"Expanding economic opportunities and employability"
Kasmalieva Ajara

Kasmalieva Ajara

Program manager "Civic education and participation"

Mamasadykova Nazik

Mamasadykova Nazik

Program manager "Laboratory of innovative decisions and international cooperation"

Usmanova Kamila

Usmanova Kamila

PR-specialist
Balabasova Jadyra

Balabasova Jadyra

Development manager
Taalaybekova Erkinai

Taalaybekova Erkinai

Coordinator capacity building and E-learning
Orozobekova Nurzada

Orozobekova Nurzada

M&E coordinator

Asanbekova Asel

Asanbekova Asel

Program assistant/Credit specialist

Meerim Dogdurbekova

Meerim Dogdurbekova

Program assistant

Sarkulova Madina

Sarkulova Madina

Analyst-researcher
Darbekova Aliya

Darbekova Aliya

Coordinator on Youth Employability

Success history

Training courses for youth leaders DILGIR - Beishebaev Nursultan

Training courses for youth leaders DILGIR - Beishebaev Nursultan

A graduate of the modular training for youth leaders of Dilgir - 2018, Beishebaev Nursultan, on August 26, 2019 became the chairman of the youth wing of the Assembly of the People of Kyrgyzstan, and on February 20, 2020 he was appointed chairman of the Gavrilovsky Kenesh!

It is very nice to see the success of the guys who went through the IRM projects! By developing the youth, we develop the country!

OUR PARTNERS

IYD works closely with key government bodies and international organizations.

Soros
UNFAP
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