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.
Mission and values
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.
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
Institute works to provide more opportunities and to create conditions for development of capacities and internal recourses of young people…
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.
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.
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.
- 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 specialists will help you
Tilebaldy uulu Eliizar
Program manager "Civic education and participation"
Program assistant/Credit specialist
Training courses for youth leaders DILGIR - Beishebaev Nursultan
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!
IYD works closely with key government bodies and international organizations.