Forum participant: One million people’s rights violated as result of occupation of Azerbaijani lands by Armenia
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 4 / Trend K. Zarbaliyeva /
At present, Azerbaijan is experiencing a drama of violating the rights of one million people as a result of the occupation of its lands by Armenia, head of the Turkish Association of Eurasian Economic Cooperation and member of the Baku International Humanitarian Forum Hikmet Eren told media on Thursday.
"The Azerbaijani president has reiterated that the intellectuals of the world must unite and make efforts to protect human rights," he said. "He said that only the intelligentsia of the world can contribute to the settlement of this problem. I hope that the event held in Baku, will make its contribution in this sphere. Azerbaijan's problems will be reflected in the final declaration."
The Baku International Humanitarian Forum is an authoritative science and political global platform set up to search for answers to global challenges which are faced by humanity in 21st Century, the holding of a wide range of dialogues, exchanges of opinions and discussion on the most important issues of humanitarian cooperation.
Famous state figures, Nobel laureates, 15 ex-presidents, heads of various governments, ministers, well-known figures in the fields of education, science and culture are attending the forum.
The first Baku International Humanitarian Forum under the slogan "XXI century: hopes and challenges" took place in October 2011. The forum organisers are Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev and Russian president Vladimir Putin.