Azerbaijan joins OGP
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 21 / Trend V. Zhavoronkova /
Azerbaijan joined the official launch of Open Government Partnership (OGP) on September 20, dining the 66lh UN General Assembly, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov's letter to U.S Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said. The text of the letter was published on the OGP website.
"On behalf of the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan, I am pleased to inform you that Azerbaijan has decided to join this Partnership, initiated by Presidents Obama and Rousseff, which we consider very important and timely effort to effectively address the challenges that our globalized world faces today," the letter said.
The OGP calls for the governments of the world countries to be more open.
About 46 countries, including Turkey, Ukraine, Georgia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Spain, Sweden and many other countries have already joined the OGP.