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
First ballot for nomination of UNESCO director-general scheduled for Oct. 9
A voting process for the nomination of the Director-General of UNESCO will start on October 9 during the 202nd session of the Executive Board to be held on October 4-18, said the message posted on the organization’s website.
12:33 04 October
UNHCR report highlights education crisis for refugee children
More than 3.5 million refugee children aged 5 to 17 did not have the chance to attend school in the last academic year, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, says in a report released on 12 September 2017.
17:11 13 September
IMF laudes reforms carried out in Azerbaijan - Department Director - UPDATED
Director of the IMF Middle East and Central Asia Department Jihad Azour said that as part of the trip they visited Icharishahar, adding that they were deeply impressed by the excellent preservation and the beauty of this historical heritage.
14:22 13 September
Azerbaijan’s First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva marks her birthday
Azerbaijan’s First Vice-President, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador Mehriban Aliyeva marks her birthday on August 26.
00:01 26 August
9th Gabala International Music Festival officially opens
The 9th Gabala International Music Festival has today officially opened. The festival is organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Gilan Holding.
00:23 31 July
Advisory body refuses to add Shaki Khans’ Palace to UNESCO World Heritage List
Poland’s Krakow city hosted the 41st session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee.
13:49 11 July
Ombudsperson calls on int’l organizations over killing of civilians by Armenian army
Azerbaijan's Human Rights Commissioner (Ombudsperson) Elmira Suleymanova has issued a statement on the Armenian army’s killing of Azerbaijani civilians and targeting of civilian facilities in Fuzuli’s Alkhanli village.
16:22 05 July
Azerbaijan's candidate for UNESCO director-general visits Germany
Polad Bulbuloglu, a candidate from Azerbaijan for the post of UNESCO Director-General, paid a visit to Germany on June 21-23.
14:36 23 June
Azerbaijan’s refugee and IDP pain highlighted in the French Senate
As part of a series of events organised in the margins of UN World Refugee Day throughout the world, the French office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) organised a landmark conference entitled The Consequences of a Forgotten Conflict for France: The Current Situation and Prospects for Refugees and IDPs in the long-term – Azerbaijan as a case study, hosted in the Palais du Luxembourg, home of the French Senate.
20:42 22 June
Azerbaijani President: “Today Azerbaijan is the center of multiculturalism on the planet”
“I want to congratulate entire Azerbaijani people on the upcoming holy Ramadan holiday. I wish the Azerbaijani people peace, prosperity, more and more success”.
06:28 21 June
Rich history of Azerbaijani equestrianism returns to Windsor
H.M. Queen Elizabeth II ranks amongst the world’s most famous living equestrians. She was given her first horse at the tender age of four years, and was riding by the time she turned six. Her Majesty thus has an unparalleled 87 years of riding experience, and her enthusiasm for and appreciation of equestrianism continues to this day. Her passion for horses extends to breeding, and she is the patron of the Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association.
17:45 12 May
4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue comes to a close
The 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue has come to a close, APA reported.
18:14 06 May
Ministers of culture and tourism meet within framework of Baku Forum
The fourth meeting of the Ministers of Culture and Tourism was held Saturday wthin the framework of the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue.
16:02 06 May
Polad Bulbuloglu: Today, UNESCO needs a resolute person who can offer new ideas
The Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Russia, the candidate for the post of UNESCO Director General Polad Bulbuloglu commented on his chances to take up this post, APA reported.
15:24 06 May