BAKU: International Summer Seminar "Azerbaijan At The Turn Of Civili


July 15 2008

A source from the Baku office of the OIC youth form for dialogue and
cooperation told Day.Az that the summer seminar "Azerbaijan at the
turn of civilizations", organized by initiative of the representative
office of Heyday Aliyev’s foundation in Moscow and General Coordinator
on the Alliance of Civilizations of the OIC Youth Forum Leyla Aliyeva.

Seminars are held for activists of the students movement of the leading
high schools of Russia under support of the Ministry of Youth and
Sports of Azerbaijan and OIC Youth Forum for dialogue and cooperation.

Students of the Moscow State Institute for International Relations,
Moscow State University and other high schools of Russia, selected
by the Azerbaijani youth organization of Russia will hear lectures
about our country, history of Karabakh as a center of the Azerbaijani
historical and cultural heritage, realities of the Armenian-Azerbaijani
conflict over Nagorno Karabakh in the international context. Moreover,
in the framework of the lectures "Azerbaijan-address of tolerance",
the seminar participants will familiarize with the program of the
movement "Youth for the Alliance of Civilizations", founded in Baku
in autumn of the last year.

A separate session of the seminar will be devoted to presentation
of the international initiative of Leyla Aliyeva "Justice to
Khojaly-Freedom to Karabakh", which is an innovative project of the
OIC youth forum, approved at the conference of the Foreign Ministries
of the OIC member-states. The lectures will be delivered by specialists
in the sphere of history, international relations, leading Azerbaijani
diplomats and international experts.

In the framework of the program of the summer seminar its participants
will hold meetings with Minister of Youth and Sports A.Rahimov,
rector of Diplomatic Academy Pashayev, leading representatives of the
state and youth nongovernmental organizations of Azerbaijan and will
familiarize with natural and cultural wealth of our country.