Baku, Azerbaijan, April 25
By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend:
Azerbaijan supports international initiatives to inform the world community about issues of the youth, Azad Rahimov, Azerbaijani minister of youth and sports, said.
Rahimov made this statement at the Youth Forum as part of the 7th UNAOC Global Forum in Baku April 25.
Baku has brought together leading representatives of the global youth to discuss important issues, he said.
The Azerbaijani government strongly supports the youth, creates favorable conditions for its activity, Rahimov said.
He went on to add that the world is currently faced with a big problem of refugees and migrants.
Participation of young people in conflicts and strengthening of activity of terrorist groups throughout the world represents a major threat to peace and stability, and the international community cannot take effective measures to combat these phenomena, Rahimov said.
The Youth Forum kicked off in Baku April 25 as part of the 7th UNAOC Global Forum.
The 7th UNAOC Global Forum is being held in Baku Apr. 25-27.
Meetings with high-ranking officials, about 30 sessions are planned to be held during the forum.
The Baku Declaration is expected to be adopted during the UNAOC Global Forum.
Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on July 24, 2015 to create an organizing committee for holding the 7th UNAOC Global Forum in Baku.