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UNAOC announces program and list of participants of 7th Global Forum in Baku

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Baku, April 11, AZERTAC

United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has announced the program and the list of participants of its upcoming 7th Global Forum to be held in Baku.

The Forum, that will take place April 25-27, will bring together around 2,500 participants. The forum, whose participants will include heads of state, government officials, civil society, religious and youth leaders, will be held under the motto "Living Together in Inclusive Societies: A Challenge and A Goal".

Some 16 breakout sessions and 2 plenaries will be held as part of the forum where experts will exchange views on current challenges that impede the inclusiveness of societies and prevention of violent extremism.

The sessions will see participation of former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin, former President of Slovenia Danilo Turk, religious leader and Muslim scholar Shaykh Abdullah Bin Bayyah, and former soccer player Christian Karembeu.

The seventh Global Forum will also feature a Youth Event on April 25, which will bring together 150 young leaders from 110 countries.

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