Participants of Capacity Building Program met with Minister of Foreign Affairs Jeyhun Bayramov
Azerbaijan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Jeyhun Bayramov met with the Secretaries-General and Representatives of the National Commissions for UNESCO in African countries. The meeting was organized as part of the capacity building program conducted by IDD's Executive Education Program in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Commission of Azerbaijan for UNESCO.
The meeting focused on the multilateral cooperation between Azerbaijan and African countries, including cooperation agenda within the UNESCO.
Emphasizing the importance Azerbaijan attaches to the cooperation with the United Nations (UN) and its specialized agencies, Minister Bayramov said that Azerbaijan, as a donor country, closely cooperates with UNESCO in the fields of education, culture, sports and science.
Jeyhun Bayramov also informed the guests about the large-scale restoration and construction projects implemented by Azerbaijan in the region during the post-conflict period and the peace process with Armenia. Stressing the military and political provocations committed by Armenia during the post-conflict period, which hindered the peace process, the FM highlighted Azerbaijan`s determination to press ahead with the peace agenda.
Rita Bissoonauth, Director of the UNESCO Addis Ababa Liaison Office thanked for the organization of the Training, which would play an important role in expansion of relations between Azerbaijan and African countries within UNESCO.