Baku – appropriate place to exchange ideas, says Latvia’s ex-president
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 10
By Seymur Aliyev - Trend:
The world is changing demanding to find new original and creative ways of applying the difficulties of today and Baku seems an appropriate place to do this, Latvia's former president Vaira Vike-Freiberga said.
Vaira Vike-Freiberga, who serves as president of the Club of Madrid, co-chair of Nizami Ganjavi International Center, made the remarks during the 4th Global Baku Forum.
The 4th Global Baku Forum titled "Towards a Multipolar World" kicked off March 10.
Such topics as international security, regional threats, serious consequences of global economic challenges, climate change and energy policy: role of oil-producing countries, multiculturalism, inter-religious 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'.
Seven incumbent presidents, 27 former presidents, one vice-president, 23 former prime ministers, incumbent and former officials, heads of authoritative international organizations, famous politicians and experts will take part in the forum.