President Aliyev, first lady attend Fourth Global Baku Forum (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 10
The IV Global Baku Forum titled "Towards a Multipolar World" has started its work March 10.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva and Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva are taking part in the forum.
Founding director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), the new Library of Alexandria, co-chair of the Nizami Ganjavi International Center Ismail Serageldin opened the forum.
Azerbaijani president made a speech at the event.
The forum, organized by the Nizami Ganjavi International Center, is held in cooperation with InterAction Council, Club of Madrid, Library of Alexandria, Club of Rome, and World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS).
Such topics as international security, regional threats, serious consequences of global economic challenges, climate change and energy policy: role of oil-producing countries, multiculturalism, interreligious dialogue and mutual integration will be discussed during the two-day event.
The conflicts on ethnic, religious and political grounds, global challenges in the democratic development, education, and environment will also be the topics of the forum.
Heads of states and governments will participate and deliver speeches in the opening of session 'Global Challenges of Modern World'.
Heads of states and governments, prominent public and political figures, authoritative experts will hold discussions and exchange views on various topics.
Seven incumbent presidents, 27 former presidents, one vice-president, 23 former prime ministers, a lot of incumbent and former officials, heads of authoritative international organizations, famous politicians and experts will take part in the forum.