International Youth Federation appointed Surayo Buzurukova as Global Adviser on International Cooperation

Ms Surayo Buzurukova (right) and H.E. Ambassador Saeed ZAKI IYF Secretary General (left) during appointment ceremony in Khartoum, Sudan.

Date: October 20, 2016 Contact: Media Relations,

International Youth Federation appointed Surayo Buzurukova as Global Adviser on International Cooperation 
Gomel, Belarus:  In a statement issued today by the Executive Board, The International Youth Federation announced that Ms. Surayo Buzurukova has been appointed as Global Adviser on International Cooperation.

“We are very glad to announce Ms Surayo has joined us, her values, international experience and business achievements are in line with our Federation and will continue to build on our focus to strengthen our international cooperation progress.” said Ambassador Saeed ZAKI, Secretary General of The International Youth Federation.

“I am happy to join the International Youth Federation, We need to focus where it can make a real difference in youth lives, making the use of the available spaces for innovate and grow with valuable strategic partnerships and connections. We need to be united together; to empower youth for better future”.

Ms Surayo is international expert and specialist on management partnership and global cooperation. She has a Ph.D. holder with two master in Social Policy and Management, Ms Surayo Possess an extensive background and capabilities in process-oriented program design and management; organizational performance and sustainability assessments; design and implementation of trainings programs for CSOs, authorities and parliamentary and expertise in establishment of governmental networks in related fields.

Ms Surayo is an Innovative and creative individual who able to handle the challenges inherent in a newly emerging country. Previously works together with policy makers, donors, governments, UN organizations and international agencies, regional organizations and others engaged in democracy building.


The International Youth Federation is an international non-profit youth organizations network governed by the present Statutes and the Swiss Civil Code. It is neutral politically, and non-denominational, aim to empowering youth worldwide through improving the status of youth and promote cooperation between youth organizations in different countries.


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