Rescue work at Guatemala volcano interrupted, death toll hits 100
The search for survivors from deadly eruptions of Guatemala’s Fuego volcano was temporarily suspended on Thursday due to dangerous conditions for rescue workers, as the death toll from the disaster reached 100, authorities said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:53 07 June
Azerbaijan elected to one of UNESCO’s most important bodies
Azerbaijan has been elected to one of UNESCO’s most important bodies - Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage for the 2018-2022 term, Permanent Delegate of Azerbaijan to UNESCO, Ambassador Anar Karimov tweeted on June 6.
16:27 06 June
Guatemalan families continue search for victims after volcano eruption
The death toll from a volcanic eruption in Guatemala rose to 65 on Monday as family members desperately searched for the missing in makeshift morgues and on streets blanketed with ash, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:56 05 June
Azerbaijan’s First Vice-President meets with UNESCO Director General in Paris
First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Mehriban Aliyeva has met with UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay at the organization’s headquarters in Paris.
19:31 18 May
Mehriban Aliyev attends conference on 80th birthday of Koïchiro Matsuura in Paris
A conference on the 80th birthday of Mr. Koïchiro Matsuura, UNESCO Director-General from 1999 to 2009, was held at the organization's headquarters.
19:24 18 May
Tensions rise on Yemen's Socotra as UAE deploys more troops
Yemen is looking to end its formal alliance with the United Arab Emirates after the latter deployed forces to the Yemeni island of Socotra without the knowledge of Yemen's exiled government, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
03:41 06 May
Biography of Azerbaijan’s new Prime Minister Novruz Mammadov
Novruz Mammadov was born in the Babek district of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic on March 15, 1947.
13:46 21 April
Baku hosts conference on exposure of Armenian falsifications
The Copyright Agency of Azerbaijan held a conference, entitled "Antique manuscripts and classic sources expose Armenian forgeries and falsifications,” in Baku on April 20.
13:11 20 April
Baku: Armenia responsible for vandalism against Azerbaijan’s cultural heritage
Armenia bears international legal responsibility for the acts of vandalism committed against material and cultural monuments in the occupied Azerbaijani territories, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman for the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry, told APA.
11:14 27 March
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