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#UNESCO – Economy of Heritage

#UNESCO – Economy of Heritage

| July 25, 2019

The 43rd session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee in Baku chaired by Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev ended on July 10. Delegations from 21 Member States that constitute the World Heritage Committee as well as observers from States Parties to the Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (1972) participated […]

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The biggest night in #Azerbaijan football history awaits

The biggest night in #Azerbaijan football history awaits

| May 29, 2019

When they step onto the field of the Baku Olympic Stadium tonight (29 May), Arsenal and Chelsea will be making Azerbaijani footballing history. Of course, I recognize the difficulties associated with this particular occasion, but as an Azerbaijani, I can’t help but feel the excitement. When the victors hold the famous Europa League Cup aloft it will […]

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As #Azerbaijan partnership strengthens, survey shows strong support for Aliyev’s policies 

As #Azerbaijan partnership strengthens, survey shows strong support for Aliyev’s policies 

| April 11, 2019

More than 90% of the new EU-Azerbaijan trade and political agreement deal is already agreed, it has been revealed. The news emerged from this week’s Azerbaijan-EU Co-operation Council in Brussels and coincides with publication of a new survey by a French pollster showing that over 85% of those polled appraised  Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev activities as […]

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#Armenia and #Azerbaijan – Leadership rapport is no substitute for a deepened peace process

#Armenia and #Azerbaijan – Leadership rapport is no substitute for a deepened peace process

| April 11, 2019

Positive steps towards Armenian-Azerbaijani peace do not compensate for the weaknesses of a largely de-institutionalized, top-down process. Laurence Broers Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme @LaurenceBroers At their first official summit on 29 March, Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev and Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan exchanged views on several key issues relating to the settlement process […]

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New research on foreign policies of #Armenia and #Azerbaijan 

New research on foreign policies of #Armenia and #Azerbaijan 

| March 19, 2019

The relative disengagement of the West – especially the US – from the South Caucasus from 2008 onwards has brought both Armenia and Azerbaijan closer to Russia. Armenia has sacrificed its foreign policy balance for the sake of hard security, yet its security has deteriorated. The country’s previous leaders have failed to gauge the extent […]

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Publishing industry: Inspiring #Azerbaijan’s young readers

Publishing industry: Inspiring #Azerbaijan’s young readers

| October 31, 2018

Azerbaijan’s participation at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, where hundreds of new publications have been presented, demonstrates the country’s recent boom in the business of books. In publishing, much has changed since the post-Soviet period, with the country making considerable progress by successfully transitioning from the Cyrillic to the Latin alphabet and republishing hundreds of […]

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#Eastern Partnership – EU and neighbouring countries boost co-operation on #DigitalEconomy

#Eastern Partnership – EU and neighbouring countries boost co-operation on #DigitalEconomy

| June 26, 2018

The EU and the six Eastern Partner countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine, have agreed to step up their co-operation on the digital economy: adopting a road map on reducing roaming charges, addressing the cybersecurity threat in a coordinated manner, and expanding e-services to create more jobs in the digital industry. Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement […]

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