Azerbaijani official to take part in UN Forum
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 25 / Trend K.Zarbaliyeva /
An Azerbaijani delegation led by State Committee for Working with Religious Associations Chairman Hidayat Orujov left for Brazil to attend the Third Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations to be held in Rio de Janeiro May 27-29, the committee told Trend.
The First Forum of the Alliance of Civilizations was held in Madrid in January 2008 and the second - in Istanbul in April 2009.
The event is expected to be attended by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, High Representative of the Alliance of Civilizations Jorge Sampaio, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero and other officials.
The forum is scheduled to bring together the ministers of participating countries of the Alliance of Civilizations' Group of Friends.
The participants will discuss various regional strategies and formation of national plans on intercultural dialogue, as well as issues related to implementation of the projects adopted at the Madrid and Istanbul meetings.
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