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First VP Mehriban Aliyeva meets with UNESCO Director General [UPDATE]

5 May 2017 16:49 (UTC+04:00)
First VP Mehriban Aliyeva meets with UNESCO Director General [UPDATE]

Azerbaijan's First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva met with UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova in Baku on May 5, on the sidelines of the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue, Azertac reported.

Mrs. Aliyeva hailed Irina Bokova's participation in the forum, underlining that the topical issues are being discussed at this international event.

They also praised the establishment of close cooperation and the successful implementation of joint projects between Azerbaijan and UNESCO, and discussed the work done to further development the country's ties with the organization.

The forum entitled "Advancing Intercultural Dialogue: New Avenues for Human Security, Peace and Sustainable Development" kicked off at the Heydar Aliyev Center.

The forum is organized in cooperation with UNESCO, the UN Alliance of Civilizations, the UN World Tourism Organization (WTO), the Council of Europe, the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the North-South Center of the Council of Europe.


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