IDD launches "Caspian Basin Studies" program
The program will provide an in-depth introduction to the Caspian region for more than ten participants from Algeria, Argentina, the Czech Republic, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Pakistan, Palestine, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Uzbekistan.
At the opening ceremony, Dr. Fariz Ismailzade, Vice Rector of ADA University and Director of the Institute for Development and Diplomacy, stated that the program brought together diplomats from various countries.
"In addition to introducing our country to foreign diplomats, the program provides them with information about the infrastructure and logistics capabilities of the Caspian littoral countries, trade relations, and other important directions." highlighted Dr. Ismailzade.
The manager of program Chinara Mammadli stated that the program consists of four modules covering "Economy and development," "Foreign policy, geopolitics, and security," "Politics, religion, and society," and "Energy and environment."
The opening speech was followed by lectures on "Important Historical Events in the Caspian Region" by Dr. Anar Valiyev, Dean of School of Public and International Affairs, and "National Identity of Azerbaijan" by Shafag Mehraliyeva, Director of the Communication and Digital Media program at ADA University.
Later, the diplomats explored the campus and library of ADA University.
Within the framework of the program, ADA University faculty and representatives from various state institutions and think tanks will deliver lectures on the political structure of our country, its foreign policy, tourism prospects, and the strategy for the return of displaced persons to liberated territories, among other pressing issues.
It should be noted that diplomats will be provided with extensive information on the history, geostrategic position, and economic potential of the Caspian region in frame of the program.