IRELI Public Union came into being on the base of IRELI Countrywide Youth Movement established on August 26th, 2005. Over 6 thousand Azerbaijani young people joined IRELI Nationwide Youth Movement and it became one of most active organizations of the country but the founders decided to disband the movement on December 9th, 2008. IRELI Public union was soon founded, on December 24th.
IRELI Public Union is an organization established on the activities of young professionals and holds an active position in today’s socio-political life of Azerbaijan. The organization sees successive investment in human capital as the most effective and continuous way to develop. The union strives to develop society for the youth through the youth. Over 120.000 people took part in the projects held during 2009-2010 and over 12.000 youth and 12 organizations are now members of IRELI. The activities of IRELI cover all the regions and cities of Azerbaijan and it also has coordinators in 13 European cities.