Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 11 / Trend E. Mehdiyev /
Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (ADA) will host the 40th annual forum of the Rectors of the Diplomatic Academies and Deans of Schools of International Affairs on September 26-30, 2012 in Baku, ADA said today.
This forum is established in 1972 and is chaired by Vienna Diplomatic Academy (Austria) and Georgetown University (USA). Last year, the event was held in Boston, USA and next year, it is expected that the forum will be organized in Belgrade, Serbia.
More than 90 Rectors and Deans are registered to participate in the Baku forum from 70 countries. The forum will discuss the issues of diplomatic training as well as global political issues and its impact on modern education. Among the panel themes are energy diplomacy, diplomacy of small states, global political changes, evolution of regional organizations and environmental issues.
Along with sightseeing tours in Baku, the international guests will also be taken into field trips to Sheki and Gabala, getting better acquainted with the history and traditions of Azerbaijan.