UN representative: Humanitarian Forum in Baku to contribute to intercultural dialogue
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 4 / Trend E. Tariverdiyeva /
The International Humanitarian Forum in Baku will be an important contribution to the development of intercultural dialogue, participant of the forum, UNDP resident coordinator in Tajikistan Alexander Zuev said.
"Today's forum is a great event as it involves so many famous, guests, political analysts and cultural figures," Zuev told media.
He said that discussions will take place on how to change the current world and what it is necessary for all the countries of the region, including Azerbaijan, to develop economically.
"It is nice to see how Baku has changed for the better very quickly," he said. "Baku residents must be proud of the forum is being held here and of the beauty of their city."
Baku International Humanitarian Forum is an authoritative science and political global platform to search answers for global challenges, which were faced by humanity in XXI century, the holding of a wide range of dialogues, exchanges of opinions and discussion on the most important issues of humanitarian cooperation.
Famous state figures, Nobel laureates, 15 ex-presidents, heads of various countries' governments, ministers, well-known figures in the fields of education, science and culture, attend the forum.
The first Baku International Humanitarian Forum under the slogan "XXI century: hopes and challenges" took place in October of 2011. The forum organizers are Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev and Russian president Vladimir Putin.