Baku, February 23, AZERTAC
A regular meeting of the 7th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Organizing Committee was held in Baku. The meeting, which discussed the preparation for the Global Forum, was attended by a UN Alliance of Civilizations delegation. Opening the meeting of the Organizing Committee, which is composed of officials from various government agencies, its chairman, Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev highlighted the preparations for the forum. He said the preparations have approached the final stage.
Holding such an event in Baku demonstrates the growing prestige of Azerbaijan in the world, the minister said, adding that Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed an executive order implying the excellent organization of the forum.
The minister pointed out that Baku Declaration, which is currently being discussed at the UN headquarters, will be adopted at the Seventh Global Forum of UN Alliance of Civilizations.
Chief of Cabinet & Spokesperson for the High Representative of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Nihal Saad stressed that the program of the forum has already been approved. Saad also announced the topics that will be discussed at the plenary and group sessions. Prior to the Seventh Global Forum of UN Alliance of Civilizations, on April 25, the Youth Forum and Business Symposium will take place.