The Azerbaijan State News Agency


Organizing Committee regarding COP29 convenes third meeting

Baku, May 4, AZERTAC

The Organizing Committee of the 29th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP29) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change held its third meeting on May 4. Samir Nuriyev, Head of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Chairman of the Organizing Committee, outlined the progress made in preparation for COP29 since the first meeting. He explained the Action Plan for COP29.

Nuriyev announced that the logo and slogan for COP29 had been determined. The slogan chosen is "Let’s Unite for a Green World." The Chairman also noted that COP29 and the Leaders' Summit will take place at the Baku Olympic Stadium, where design and preparation work is already underway. Samir Nuriyev mentioned that letters of invitation regarding the event by President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev were conveyed to the heads of state and government of the countries that are parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Samir Nuriyev said that the President of Azerbaijan highlighted the key directions reflecting the position of the country on COP29 and climate change issues at the international forum themed "COP29 and Green Vision for Azerbaijan", Petersburg Climate Dialogue and 6th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue.

The Chairman of the Organizing Committee underscored that Azerbaijan had actively participated in important international events in the field of climate change, including the World Bank’s Spring Session in Washington and the Petersburg Climate Dialogue, stressing the importance of serious preparations for the Bonn climate change conference scheduled to be held in June.

Highlighting the Azerbaijan’s priorities during COP29, Samir Nuriyev pointed out that the preparation of the COP29 Chairmanship Action Agenda is in the final stage.

The Chairman of the Organizing Committee underlined the official website of COP29 had been launched, adding that the COP29 process is widely covered in the local media, with active work done with foreign media, and interviews of the COP29 team published in prestigious international publications.

Samir Nuriyev also highlighted the work carried out the in the country regarding the "Green World Solidarity Year."

Then, Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources, President-Designate of COP29, Mukhtar Babayev spoke about the preparatory process of Azerbaijan’s COP Presidency, the visits of the COP29 team to foreign countries and their meetings.

Assistant to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Anar Alakbarov provided insight into the organizational and logistic arrangements in preparations for COP29.

Minister of Health Teymur Musayev said that the preliminary list of public and private health institutions to be involved as providers of medical services during COP29 had been determined, adding that health volunteers will be also involved in the activities of health facilities and emergency medical service Call Center.

Member of the Milli Majlis Sevinj Fataliyeva provided information about the works accomplished at the parliamentary level regarding COP29, including the active cooperation between the Milli Majlis and the Inter-Parliamentary Union.

Deputy Head of the Department of Foreign Policy Affairs of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Head of the COP29 Organizing Committee Secretariat Habib Mikayilli highlighted the activities of the Secretariat, coordination of the work of state bodies, institutional support provided to the COP29 Presidency team, and communication issues.

Deputy Minister of Energy, Chief Executive Officer of COP29 Azerbaijan Elnur Sultanov shed light on Azerbaijan's Nationally Determined Contributions, as well as the work carried out with the private sector and youth.

Founder of the "SmartNation" platform Shabnam Mammadova touched upon the role of innovation and smart technologies in the fight against climate change.

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, COP29 Lead Negotiator Yalchin Rafiyev provided insight into the initiatives included in the Action Agenda of the COP29 Presidency, deliberations with various countries and negotiation groups, and preparations for the negotiation process.

Chairman of the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ulvi Mehdiyev spoke about the facilitation of visa procedures for those who will attend the COP29.

Chairperson of the Board of the "EkoSfera" Socio-Ecological Center Firuza Sultanzade mentioned the role of civil society at COP29 and the participation of environmental NGOs in the event.

At the conclusion of the meeting, tasks were assigned for the implementation of the Action Plan and other pertinent matters concerning the organization and hosting of COP29.

Share news on social media

Follow us on social network

18 dead as pick-up vehicle overturns in Chhattisgarh's Kabirdham

Julian Assange wins High Court victory in case against extradition to US

Comet fragment lights up sky over Spain and Portugal 'like a movie'

“Model OIC – 2024” program focuses on COP29

Smoking kills 6,700 people in Laos annually

Azerbaijan joins international cultural festival in China

Azerbaijan Army holds graduation ceremony of Reserve Officer Training Course VIDEO

Azerbaijani judoka advances to final of 2024 World Championships in UAE

Azerbaijani karate fighters bring home eight medals from Slovenia

China sanctions Boeing, two U.S. defense contractors for Taiwan arms sales

Azerbaijani gymnasts triumph in Maia FIG ACRO World Cup

Foreign Ministry: Azerbaijan supports “One China” policy and does not recognize independence of Taiwan

‘Latvia commends Azerbaijan’s peace efforts in the region’

President Ilham Aliyev received delegation led by Speaker of Latvian Saeima VIDEO

Azerbaijan’s artillery units end live-fire tactical exercise, Defense Ministry

Three Azerbaijani wrestlers reach semifinal of European Championship in Baku

Azerbaijan`s Prime Minister extends condolences to Iran`s First Vice President

Tajikistan increased volume of cargo transportation through Middle Corridor by 86 percent in 2024, says minister

Azercosmos, Esri Global ink Memorandum of Understanding

® Kapital Bank's cash loan lottery: winners of first draw revealed and exciting prizes await

Xi expresses condolences over Iranian President Raisi's death

ANAMA: 16 unexploded ordnances neutralized over past week

Putin offers condolences to Iran over Raisi’s death in helicopter crash

Iran’s VP to take over as interim president: Guardian Council

Azerbaijani judokas win 6 medals in Malaga

Everyone awaits decision on Assange – Photo reportage in front of the High Court in London VIDEO

Turkish president extends condolences to Iranian people over death of Raisi

Azerbaijani Defense Minister expresses condolences to Iranian side

Pakistan declares day of mourning to honor Iran president

Another 4 Azerbaijani judokas to vie for medals at UAE World Championships

Azerbaijan-Tajikistan business forum gets underway in Baku

Foreign Ministry: Azerbaijan offers support and solidarity to brotherly and friendly Islamic Republic of Iran

Baku hosts General Assembly of Turkic Universities Union

To His Excellency Mr. Paul Biya, President of the Republic of Cameroon

President Ilham Aliyev offers condolences to Iranian Supreme Leader over the death of President of Iran and other accompanying individuals

Latvian parliamentarians pay tribute to National Leader, Azerbaijani heroes

Oil prices rise in global markets

Tokyo, Seoul to resume exchanges between armed forces, suspended after 2018 incident

Manchester City win English Premier League title

To His Holiness Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Iranian president, foreign minister officially confirmed dead in helicopter crash: Deputy president VIDEO

President Ilham Aliyev shared a post about emergency landing of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s helicopter

Ceremony to commission "Khudafarin" hydroelectric complex and inaugurate "Giz Galasi" hydroelectric complex was held with participation of Azerbaijani and Iranian Presidents VIDEO

Presidents of Azerbaijan and Iran met in the presence of delegations VIDEO

President Ilham Aliyev and President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi met at the Azerbaijan-Iran state border VIDEO

Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi: The most important issue for us is the interests of our countries

President of Iran: We were one of the first countries to explicitly state that Karabakh is the territory of Azerbaijan

Speaker of Latvian Parliament arrives in Shusha VIDEO

Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi: Iran's relationship with Azerbaijan is more than a relationship with a neighbor

President Ilham Aliyev: Iran-Azerbaijan unity and friendship is unshakable

President of Azerbaijan: I do hope that Armenia contributes to regional cooperation, not damage it, by conducting the right policy VIDEO

President: The interference of non-regional countries in our affairs is unacceptable

President Ilham Aliyev: We welcome Iran's support regarding peace agreement between Azerbaijan and Armenia

President: Creation of “green energy” sources in Karabakh, East Zangezur, and Nakhchivan will benefit the entire region VIDEO

President of Azerbaijan: We have major plans in the field of energy

President Ilham Aliyev: Iranian-Azerbaijani friendship and brotherhood are an important factor for the stability of the region VIDEO

Interstate relations between Iran and Azerbaijan reached the highest level

President Ilham Aliyev: The opening of the "Giz Galasi" hydroelectric complex and the commissioning of the “Khudafarin” hydroelectric complex are historic events

Speaker of Latvian Parliament arrives in Fuzuli

Azerbaijani hammer thrower wins gold medal in Poland

New rule banning heading in youth football games

Speaker of Latvian parliament embarks on official visit to Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani boxers secure 27 medals at “Heydar Aliyev Cup 2024” international tournament

13 killed as bus falls into ravine in E. Pakistan

Booklet highlighting Karabakh University to be issued

Sir Paul McCartney first UK billionaire musician

® Azercell presents its first ESG report at “GSMA M360 2024” conference

ICYF-ERC appeals to 10th Kazan Forum’s participants on COP29

Azerbaijan represented at 79th General Assembly and Congress of International Military Sports Council

First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva shared Instagram post on Zangilan trip VIDEO

Death toll rises to 7 in storm-battered Houston

Water disputes causing conflicts around the world, Turkish President Erdogan warns

Azerbaijani delegation continues visit to Kingdom of Morocco

Foundation stone was laid for internal road and communication network of Zangilan city VIDEO

President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva attended inauguration of Zangilan Mosque VIDEO

President Ilham Aliyev inaugurated “Zangilan” and “Shayifli” hydroelectric power plants VIDEO

Azerbaijan to host Ski Mountaineering World Cup for the first time

Azerbaijan`s female para athlete crowned three-time World champion

President Ilham Aliyev laid foundation stone for Minjivan settlement in Zangilan district VIDEO

Speaker of Azerbaijan’s Milli Majlis highlights challenges in ensuring gender quality at Geneva conference

President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva participated in opening of Aghali hotel in Zangilan district VIDEO

At least 50 killed in heavy rains, floods in Afghanistan’s Ghor province

Foundation stone was laid for Mashanli village in Jabrayil district VIDEO

President Ilham Aliyev laid foundation stone for Sarijalli village in Jabrayil district VIDEO

Foundation stone was laid for Karkhulu village in Jabrayil VIDEO

Azerbaijani boxer triumphs at Hungarian tournament

President Ilham Aliyev laid foundation stone for Boyuk Marjanli village in Jabrayil district VIDEO

Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry: Engineering support measures are underway in liberated territories VIDEO

Jewelry collection inspired by national motifs presented in US

Hong Kong digital yuan pilot lacks P2P capabilities

Azerbaijan's Prosecutor General strengthens ties at ECO Meeting in Tajikistan

WADA criticises U.S. for undermining anti-doping efforts

California continues to lead in U.S. unemployment rate

Juventus dismiss manager Massimiliano Allegri after Coppa Italia final

Japan passes a revised law allowing joint child custody for divorced parents for the first time

Turkish-Greek collaboration of Romeo and Juliet premiers in Athens

Azerbaijani oil price surges in global markets

Oil prices rise in global markets

Vatican tightens procedures on supposed ‘supernatural events’

Azerbaijan, Cuba discuss COP29-related issues