The Azerbaijan State News Agency



As correspondent of AzerTAj reported, on April 17, constituent conference of the Congress of Azerbaijanis of Europe (CAE) was held in well-known Berlin hotel "Hilton".

The Conference was attended by representatives of the Azerbaijan communities and Diaspora organizations of Ukraine, the Russian Federation, Belarus, Sweden, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Belgium, Austria, Netherlands, France, Spain, Czech, Poland, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Germany, heads of the Azerbaijan societies functioning in the US, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrghyzstan, head of socio-political department of Administration of the President of Azerbaijan Ali Hasanov, delegation of the State Committee on work with the Azerbaijanis living in foreign countries, led by chairman of committee Nazim Ibrahimov, the ambassador of our country in Germany Huseynaga Sadigov, members of Great National Assembly of Turkey.

In the beginning, the national anthem of the Azerbaijan Republic was performed.

Memory of the national leader Heydar Aliyev was revered with a moment of silence.

Opening the conference by opening address, chairman of the State Committee on Work with the Azerbaijanis living in foreign countries, Nazim Ibrahimov, named creation of the Congress of Azerbaijanis of Europe as an important event for association of Diaspora organizations of this continent. He expressed confidence that the new structure would carry out purposeful activity in strengthening of connections of our compatriots living in Europe with their historical Motherland - Azerbaijan, maintenance of political, spiritual unity and solidarity between Azerbaijanis of the world.

Mr. Ali Hasanov has read congratulatory message of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev to the participants of Conference.

In the first part of the conference, passed under the motto “Modern Azerbaijan realities - the new stage of development and cooperation”, have been heard reports of Ali Hasanov, on the topic “Azerbaijan on the European space - the European states: democracy, secularity, supremacy of law becomes norm of civil society”, ambassador Huseynaga Sadigov - “Azerbaijani-German relations at the present stage”, representative of the Ministry of Economic Development Samad Bashirov - “Updating and dynamics in the Azerbaijan economy”, the adviser of vice-president of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Eldar Shahbazov - “Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan - the bridge between the countries of the Caspian region and Mediterranean”, the leading expert of the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Tourism Farid Akhundov - “Opportunities of tourist potential in Azerbaijan”.

In second half, discussed were issues of “Modern state and prospects of development of the Azerbaijan Diaspora”. The speakers touched the prospects of development of the Azerbaijan Diaspora, its participation in the political life of the countries of residing, the role in settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorny Karabakh conflict, relations of the Azerbaijan communities with local state structures at the decision of problems and cares of our compatriots, of problems and cares in the field of protection of the rights of Azerbaijanis in the countries of Europe.

The Conference has discussed the project of the Charter of the Congress of Azerbaijanis of Europe and elected the directing bodies of structure - the Central Council and Executive Committee. The president of Association of Turkish-German businessmen Bahyaddin Gaya was elected Chairman of the Congress of Azerbaijanis of Europe, and executive director of All-Russia Azerbaijan congress Natig Agamirov and chairman of the Congress of Azerbaijanis of Ukraine Ogtay Efendiyev - vice-chairmen.

After statement of the Congress of Azerbaijanis of Europe, heads of more than 50 communities and associations have signed the Protocol of the official consent, and have called societies, associations and national structures in other countries for cooperation in the name of our national interests.

The Headquarters and Coordination Secretary of the Congress will locate in Berlin. After official registration in Germany, the Congress will receive the right to put before the international organizations the questions connected to problems of Azerbaijan and Azerbaijanis.

Chairman of the State Committee on Work with the Azerbaijanis Living Abroad Nazim Ibrahimov has held a news conference devoted to results of the Conference.

After the Conference, was organized a concert program of masters of the art of Azerbaijan.

Share news on social media

Follow us on social network

President of Stirling Foundation: The religious community of Utah State is interested in deepening of spiritual ties with Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan’s parliamentary delegation pays official visit to Czech Republic

COP28 summit opens as Erdogan talks on Gaza, net-zero commitment

Azerbaijan's business tourism opportunities promoted in Spain

Azerbaijani wrestlers claim five more world medals in Baku

France's government ministers to ditch using WhatsApp for French app Olvid over security fears

German MPs informed about Azerbaijan’s peace initiatives

20 short films, 10 documentaries to compete at Türkiye's Bogazici Film Festival

Uzbek minister visits "ASAN Xidmet" center

® Qualifiers for Informatics Olympiads supported by Azercell join the autumn school

Azerbaijani female wrestlers bag two more world medals in Baku

Azerbaijani weightlifters to contest medals at 2023 IWF Grand Prix II

Poor countries win fight for climate cash at COP28

To His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates

Azerbaijan sends another batch of aid to Türkiye’s Kahramanmaras province

Montenegrin FM: We are interested in developing relations with Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani table tennis player clinches silver in international tournament

Democrats have no Biden backup plan for 2024, despite age concerns

Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan discuss cooperation in fields of cybersecurity and space

AZERTAC-initiated events marking anniversary of Great Leader in Georgian media spotlight

The second draw of Birbank’s “10 001 gifts” lottery has completed

WMO: 2023 shatters climate records, with major impacts

Shaping the Future of Gymnastics: European Union extends suspension of Russian and Belarusian athletes, British gymnastics introduces new safeguarding rules

OPEC+ countries announce daily voluntary output cuts by 2.2M barrels

The world’s most expensive cities in which to live in 2023

Azerbaijan’s share in global emissions is only 0.15%, says deputy minister

New drug could increase lifespan of dogs, company awaits FDA approval

Türkiye ‘neutralizes’ 7 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq, Syria

ANAMA: 7,143 hectares of liberated territories cleared of mines and UXOs over past month

President of Bundestag: Germany has always supported territorial integrity of Azerbaijan

® Private cash loan campaign for the new year from Kapital Bank

World leaders starts delivering their addresses at UN climate summit in Dubai

Azerbaijani pavilion launched at COP28 in Dubai VIDEO

Azerbaijan, Germany discuss development of interparliamentary ties

Azerbaijani oil price drops in world markets

Representatives of State Committee on Religious Associations meet with servicemen in Naval Forces

Scientists just found a planet-forming disk beyond Milky Way for the 1st time

® Azercell joins UN Global Compact

Israeli army resumes attacks on Gaza Strip

Baku Higher Oil School celebrates 100th anniversary of University of Culture and Arts

Dubai hosted opening ceremony of World Climate Action Summit organized on sidelines of COP28
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev participated in the event VIDEO

The Secretary-General Message for World AIDS Day 2023

Azerbaijan's stance on signing of peace treaty communicated to OSCE PA`s President

ESA Director General: Ariane 6 aiming for summer 2024 debut

Azerbaijan, UK discuss prospects for cooperation

Azerbaijani FM: Observations in the region proved "tense humanitarian situation" claims to be groundless

Azerbaijani President: There are ample opportunities for further deepening of cooperation with Romania

To His Excellency Mr. Klaus Werner Iohannis, President of Romania

11 killed by gunmen in Eastern Iraq

2.5-million-year-old camel skull discovered in Tajikistan

Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan discuss cultural cooperation

Portuguese companies invited to participate in Azerbaijan`s renewable energy projects

FC Qarabag draw 2-2 with Molde in UEFA Europa League

AZAL offers discount for flights from Baku to Prague

Milli Majlis Committee of International and Inter-Parliamentary Relations issues statement

AZERTAC-initiated conference and photo exhibition on "Heydar Aliyev and modern Georgia" held in Marneuli

Speaker of Milli Majlis visits "National Leader Heydar Aliyev and Azerbaijan’s Cultural Heritage" photo exhibition in Berlin

North Macedonia hosts 30th Ministerial Council of OSCE

Azerbaijani wrestlers claim three more world medals in Baku

Azerbaijan`s FM meets with his Hungarian counterpart

Azerbaijani FM meets with his Swiss counterpart

Azerbaijani FM: Armenia's slander campaign against Azerbaijan does not foster peace

President Ilham Aliyev met with President of United Arab Emirates Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Dubai VIDEO

President Radev Will Lead Bulgaria's Delegation at COP28

Blinken wants Gazans' safety assured before Israel resumes military operations

Azerbaijani delegation attends COP28 conference in Dubai - deputy minister

Discoveries in space to artificial intelligence, developments in science, nature throughout November

Israel and Hamas agree to extend their cease-fire by another day

® Innovation Summit is being held with sponsorship of Bakcell

Tatarstan to hold series of events marking 100th anniversary Heydar Aliyev

Kenyan Prime Cabinet Secretary informed about Azerbaijan’s peace efforts

® Kapital Bank has increased its deposit rate

Historical legacy of Heydar Aliyev discussed at University of Utah

Azerbaijan transported 55 billion cubic meters of gas to Türkiye and Europe through TANAP

Record high European defence spending boosted by procurement of new equipment

ANAMA: A total of 337 Azerbaijanis have become victims of landmines since end of Patriotic War

Cristiano Ronaldo faces $1 billion lawsuit over Binance affiliation in cryptocurrency deal

‘Gangs Of London’ season 3 cast revealed

MFA: Azerbaijan and Armenia to work out the draft Regulation of the State Commission on delimitation

'Perfect solar system' found in search for alien life

Two more Azerbaijani wrestlers crowned world military champions in Baku

COP28 opens in Dubai with calls for accelerated action, higher ambition against the escalating climate crisis

Azerbaijan Animation Association discuss establishment of "Turkish Animation Network"

The Ministerial Committee assigned by the Joint Arab Islamic Extraordinary Summit met with the UN Secretary-General

AZN 5m allocated for reconstruction of Barda-Aghdam (40km)-Asgaran highway - ORDER

Undersea data center in China's Hainan province proves its worth

Tough security limits on Paris residents for 2024 Olympics spark outrage

Assistant to Azerbaijani President: The number of startups has tripled this year

Moscow to host meeting of CIS heads of government

Britain restricts weighing of gymnasts in wake of abuse

Sofia hosts presentation of book about Great Leader Heydar Aliyev`s life and activities

Azerbaijani, Algerian foreign ministries hold political consultations

Western Azerbaijan Community: Supplying weapons to Armenia under guise of “Europe Peace Foundation” evokes sarcasm and ridicule

Polarizing Cold War US statesman Henry Kissinger dead at 100

France, US are preferred candidates to host 2030, 2034 Winter Olympic Games - IOC

Azerbaijani female deminer: We have absolutely no fear

Azerbaijan Army conducts Best Psychologist competition

Oil prices surge in world markets

Baku hosts international conference on 75th anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Italy's economic growth to slow to 0.7 pct in 2024: OECD