Azerbaijan, Baku, 1 December / corr Trend N.Abdullayeva / 'Mass Media and Humanitarian Potential of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)' is under discussions at the third forum of national mass media outlets in Moscow on 1 December.
The forum, to be held by 3 December, was organized by Russian RIA Novosti news agency with the International Fund of Humanitarian Cooperation.
Representatives of influential mass media of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and Estonia, as well as leading members of expert-analytical community of the CIS countries were invited to the forum.
In this forum Azerbaijan is represented by Elnur Aslanov, head of department for political analysis and dataware at the Azerbaijani President's Administration, Ilgar Huseynov, General Director of Trend agency, Rustam Aliyev, president of Antenn television and broadcasting company, Faig Gusiyev, director of AzTV studio of information programs and Rizvan Jafarov, a reporter of Azerbaijan newspaper.
Representatives of Russian superior bodies of executive and legislative authority, institutions of intergovernmental cooperation and MPs also attend the event within the frames of CIS.
The idea to hold the Forum of national Press of post-Soviet counties arose from the need to describe the outlines of new humanitarian integration. Having offered an initiative to hold the event, RIA Novosti intends to consolidate efforts of journalistic community in order to turn an information area of CIS into an effective tool of cooperation.
The history of holding of Forums starts since December 2006, when the First Forum of national mass media of the CIS countries and the Baltic was held in Moscow.
Participants should design a model of stable information partnership and develop the information and humanization sphere of cooperation due to integral media projects within the frames of the Third Forum.
Events of the forum envisage a plenary session on 'Post-Soviet Countries: Stably Information Partnership in Changing World. Humanitarian Aspect', sectional work - print mass media, radio and TV, news agencies and Internet editions, as well as round tables, discussions for open exchange of views, video bridges, which will connect Moscow with several capitals of the CIS countries.