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EITI Multi-stakeholder Group holds next meeting

EITI Multi-stakeholder Group holds next meeting

06.12.2016 [14:13]
A meeting of the Multi-stakeholder Group (MSG) on implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Azerbaijan has been held at the State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ). The EITI Board’s decision and corrective actions for Azerbaijan, EITI impact analysis in Azerbaijan, assessment ...
7th forum of Azerbaijani Youth Organization of Russia kicks off in Moscow

7th forum of Azerbaijani Youth Organization of Russia kicks off in Moscow

06.12.2016 [14:12]
The 7th forum of Azerbaijani Youth Organization of Russia (AMOR) titled “AMOR`s generation: patriotism, creativity, success” has got underway at Crocus City Hall in Moscow. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, chairperson of AMOR Leyla Aliyeva ...

President Ilham Aliyev allocates AZN 3 million for renovation of multi-storey residential buildings in Zardab

President Ilham Aliyev allocates AZN 3 million for renovation of multi-storey residential buildings in Zardab

06.12.2016 [13:28]
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order providing funding for the renovation of multi-storey residential buildings in the city of Zardab. Under the presidential order, 3 million manats were allocated from the Presidential Contingency Fund for the renovation of 27 multi-storey ...
  Heavy flooding in Thailand kills 14, inundates tourist isles

Heavy flooding in Thailand kills 14, inundates tourist isles

06.12.2016 [13:04]
Floods in Thailand have killed 14 people and badly affected southern holiday islands as the country heads into the December-January high season for tourism, authorities said on Tuesday, according to Reuters. A low pressure system has brought heavy rain to parts of the south including the islands of Samui and Pha Ngan in the Gulf of Thailand, ...
Erdogan signs bill to ratify Turkish Stream Project

Erdogan signs bill to ratify Turkish Stream Project

06.12.2016 [13:00]
The Russian-Turkish agreement on the Turkish stream gas pipeline project entered force Tuesday after being signed by the Turkish president and published in the government’s official Resmi Gazete, TASS reports ...
Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Economy to send export missions to Pakistan and Afghanistan

Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Economy to send export missions to Pakistan and Afghanistan

06.12.2016 [12:31]
Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Economy has announced that it will send export missions to Pakistan and Afghanistan next February. The mission to Pakistan will be organized on February 5-8, while to Afghanistan on February 9-11 ...
KM Sinar Mutiara sinks in the sea of Ketapang

KM Sinar Mutiara sinks in the sea of Ketapang

06.12.2016 [12:21]
A motor vessel Sinar Mutiara, carrying livestock with 16 crewmen on board sank in the sea off Ketapang, Sampang, East Java on Monday afternoon and it was still missing, according to Antara news agency ...
Azerbaijan's products exhibited in World Food Expo

Azerbaijan's products exhibited in World Food Expo

06.12.2016 [12:17]
Food products manufactured in Azerbaijan and agricultural products grown in the country have been exhibited in World Food Expo Korea 2016 held in Seoul ...
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham uses tattoos to show ‘brutal reality’ of child violence

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham uses tattoos to show ‘brutal reality’ of child violence

06.12.2016 [11:56]
Drawing attention to the physical and psychological abuse that leave an inedible mark on children’s lives, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched a powerful new video illustrating the “all too common” forms of violence as tattoos on the body of the famous footballer and advocate for protection ...
Employees of Prosecutor General`s Office join international conference in Kazakhstan

Employees of Prosecutor General`s Office join international conference in Kazakhstan

06.12.2016 [11:49]
Employees of Prosecutor General`s Office of Azerbaijan have participated in the international conference titled “Prevention of use of the Internet for terrorist purposes” in Astana, Kazakhstan. The event was organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. ...
Azerbaijani MPs to attend conference in Brussels

Azerbaijani MPs to attend conference in Brussels

06.12.2016 [11:34]
Members of the Milli Majlis (Parliament) of Azerbaijan Rasim Musabayov, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee Fuad Muradov, Deputy Chairman of Parliament's Legal Policy and State Building Committee, Rovshan Rzayev on December 7 will leave for Belgian capital Brussels, to attend a conference entitled ...
Irina Bokova: We need more education for cultural diversity

Irina Bokova: We need more education for cultural diversity

06.12.2016 [11:27]
“We need more education for cultural diversity. We need more cultural competences, we need more interreligious, intercultural dialogue, more respect towards other cultures,” said Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova in an exclusive interview with AZERTAC`s special correspondent ...
Azeri Light oil price increases on world markets

Azeri Light oil price increases on world markets

06.12.2016 [11:05]
Oil prices continue to rise on the world markets. On NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US Light crude oil increased $0.11 to stand at $51.79. Price of the Brent crude oil at the London ICE (Intercontinental Exchange Futures) rose $0.48 ...
Armenian continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan

Armenian continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan

06.12.2016 [10:56]
The Armenian armed units shattered ceasefire with Azerbaijan a total of 65 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said. The Armenian armed forces, stationed in Armenia`s Paravakar village of Ijevan region, Barekamavan village of Noyemberyan region ...
Japanese Emperor’s birthday marked in Baku

Japanese Emperor’s birthday marked in Baku

06.12.2016 [10:15]
Embassy of Japan in Azerbaijan hosted a reception to mark Emperor's birthday here. After the national anthems of the two countries were performed, Ambassador Tsuguo Takahashi welcomed the guests, noting that under ...
Under one Sun documentary shot through support of Heydar Aliyev Foundation presented

Under one Sun documentary shot through support of Heydar Aliyev Foundation presented

05.12.2016 [23:59]
The clear message of the film is that all people in Azerbaijan live in an equal and tolerant environment irrespective of their religion, language and ethnicity ...
Azerbaijan, Pakistan mull investment making and business opportunities

Azerbaijan, Pakistan mull investment making and business opportunities

05.12.2016 [22:26]
Azerbaijan's Minister of Finance Samir Sharifov has met with Pakistan's Minister of Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan to discuss investment making and business opportunities between the two countries. ...
Registration for 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Marshaling programme is now open

Registration for 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Marshaling programme is now open

05.12.2016 [21:55]
On December 5, Baku Marshals Club (BMC), operating under the auspices of Baku City Circuit (BCC) launched the Marshals’ recruitment campaign for the 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix to be held in Baku on June 23-25, according to the official website of Baku City Circuit ...
Azerbaijani delegation visits Japan

Azerbaijani delegation visits Japan

05.12.2016 [21:51]
An Azerbaijani delegation led by head of the Khatai executive authority Razim Mammadov has paid a visit to Japan. The delegation included Member of the Parliament Huseynbala Miralamov, head of department at the Khatai executive authority Panah Imanov ...