Elşad IskandarovElshad H. Iskandarov

President, ICYF-DC

Counselor, MFA. The Republic of Azerbaijan
MIA, Columbia University


  • 2004 – MIA,  SIPA, Columbia University at New York City
  • Post-graduate  Department.  Certificate (ABD) 1999
  • School of International Relations, Baku State University
  • Master of Science, Degree of Honour 1993
  • School of History, Baku State University Graduation with golden medal 1988 Baku School N 8,

Secretary General, Islamic Conference Youth Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation, institution affiliated to the OIC
2005- present

The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Azerbaijan, First Secretary, 2000-2005
Department of International Organizations, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan, Second Secretary, 1999-2000
National Assembly of Youth Organizations of Azerbaijan (NAYORA, NGO in special consultative status with the UN ECOSOC),Vice-President for International Relations. 1998-1999
National Assembly of Youth Organizations of Azerbaijan (NAYORA), Board Member, 1996-1998
Scientific Society of Historian Students (SSHS), President 1991-1996
“Tarikh” (History) Monthly Academic Review, Editor 1991-1993

Experience in heading the international institution with multinational staff;
multilateral negotiating, work of international multilateral institutions (in particular the UN),
drafting of negotiation documents (certificate from UNITAR),
organization of conferences and workshops,
project drafting and implementation,
conducting researches,
some experience in statistical database.

English (fluent),
Russian (fluent),
Turkish (fluent)
Azerbaijani (native)
Arabic (with vocabulary).


CESA (Central Eurasian Studies Association)

SSHS, Honorary Chair.


Honorary Youth Representative of Azerbaijan, 2002


Married. Proud father of Huseyn, Leyla and Ali