With the worlds highest economic growth, Azerbaijan has all chances to achieve high level of womens social security, reportedly said Noilin Heiser, executive director of UNIFEM, commenting her visit to Azerbaijan.
She said UNIFEM, which has worked in Azerbaijan since 2001, cooperated greatly with the government within the program В"Women for prevention of conflicts and creation of peace in South CaucasusВ". The organization also assesses the situation regarding women-refugees, as well as gender equality in the country and role of women in the settlement of Azeri-Armenian conflict.
Within the limits of her visit to Azerbaijan she met with president Ilham Aliyev, Foreign Minister Elmar Mamedyarov, vice premier Ali Hasanov, President of Aliyevs Fund Mehriban Aliyeva and head of State Committee for Family, Women and Children Hijran Huseynova. Besides, within the visit she participated in international conference В"National achievement and global challengesВ".