President Ilham Aliyev presents “Dostlug” Order to UNESCO goodwill ambassador
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has presented “Dostlug” Order to President of ELPIDA Association and Marianna V. Vardinoyannis Foundation, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Marianna Vardinoyannis, the president’s press service reported on March 15.
17:24 15 March
Mauritius president to visit Azerbaijan
President Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim of the Republic of Mauritius will visit Azerbaijan for the first time to take part in the 6th Global Baku Forum to be held on March 15-18, the Azerbaijani State Committee on Work with Diaspora told APA.
16:15 02 March
Armenian scientist banned from participating in Italy int’l conference for conducting research in Karabakh
An Armenian scientist has been banned from participating in an international conference in Italy for conducting a research in Azerbaijan’s Nagorno-Karabakh region occupied by Armenia.
11:31 08 February
Azerbaijan simplifies visa procedures for 2018 Formula 1 Grand Prix
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order simplifying visa procedures for foreigners and stateless persons who will travel to the Republic of Azerbaijan in connection with the 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
18:06 19 January
Azerbaijani FM to meet with French counterpart
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov will be on a working visit in the Republic of France on January 17-18, the Foreign Ministry told APA.
17:58 15 January
Israel to formally ask withdrawal from UNESCO
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday instructed Israel's special envoy to the UN’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to formally announce its withdrawal from the organization, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
06:35 23 December
Azerbaijan marks 25 years of its UNESCO membership
Organized by the National Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan for UNESCO, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Administration of the Icherisheher State Historical-Architectural Reserve, an event dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s membership of UNESCO was held on Tuesday, the Foreign Ministry’s press service told APA.
18:22 19 December
Baku’s bid for Expo 2025 presented at Heydar Aliyev Center
A presentation of Baku’s bid to host World Expo 2025 was held at the Heydar Aliyev Center on Thursday for representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited in Azerbaijan.
12:53 14 December
Kamancha inscribed on UNESCO Representative List as cultural samples of Azerbaijan and Iran
“Art of crafting and playing with Kamantcheh/Kamancha”, presented jointly by Azerbaijan and Iran, was inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism told APA.
10:15 07 December
UNESCO recognizes Azerbaijan's dolma as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
UNESCO has recognized Azerbaijan's dolma as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, Permanent Delegate of Azerbaijan to UNESCO, Ambassador Anar Karimov tweeted on Dec. 6
12:20 06 December
Hugues Krafft’s stunning 19th century views of Baku unearthed in Reims
Some unique – and hitherto unseen – photographs of 19th century Baku have been exhibited at the Musée-Hôtel Le Vergeur in Reims, France, as an initiative of the French office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) Foundation. The private view and inauguration cocktail, attended by around 60 people, took place on 24 November, in the presence of H.E Rahman Mustafayev, Ambassador of Azerbaijan to France; H.E. Ecaterine Siradze-Delaunay, Ambassador of Georgia to France; and Pascal Labelle, Deputy Mayor of Reims in charge of Culture.
15:03 28 November
Azerbaijani FM meets with African Union commissioners
On November 10, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with the African Union Commissioner for Social Affairs Amira El Fadil and Commissioner for Economic Affairs Victor Harrison as part of his visit to Ethiopia.
13:19 10 November
Azerbaijani model of multiculturalism and tolerance as a tool to prevent conflicts highlighted at UN Headquarters
The Azerbaijani concept of intercultural, inter-religious dialogue has been upheld as a model for other countries during a conference held in the Palais de Nations at the UN Office in Geneva as part of a series of events organised under the framework of the Geneva Peace Week.
18:00 08 November
Turkey presents bid to join UNESCO's executive board
Turkish Education Minister Ismet Yilmaz on Thursday presented Turkey’s bid to become a member of the executive board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), APA reports quoting Anadolu.
20:27 02 November
France's Azoulay wins UNESCO director general election
The United Nations’ cultural agency has selected France’s Audrey Azoulay as its new director general, two diplomatic sources said on Friday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
22:15 13 October
UN secretary general ‘deeply regrets’ US pulling out of UNESCO
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres deeply regrets the US withdrawal from the UN"s cultural organization UNESCO, given the major role it has played in it, Deputy Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General Farhan Haq told TASS on Thursday, APA reports quoting ITAR-TASS.
21:49 12 October
Israel starts preparations to withdraw from UNESCO
20:58 12 October
U.S. withdraws from UNESCO
The United States notified UNESCO, a UN cultural organization, of its withdrawal, the U.S. State announced on October 12.
18:18 12 October
Candidate for the post of UNESCO Director General Polad Bulbuloglu left the election race
Candidate for the post of the UNESCO Director General, Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Russia Polad Bulbul-ogly left the election race, Polad Bulbul-oglu distributed the statement for the press in connection with the decision, APA's Moscow correspondent reports.
21:06 10 October
First round of elections for UNESCO Director-General not bring results
The first round of elections for the new Director-General of UNESCO, held on Monday in Paris, did not bring results, APA reports quoting Ria Novosti.
23:31 09 October