SEMINAR “AZERBAIJAN’S INTEGRATION TO THE EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS: REALITIES AND PERSPECTIVES”
On 7 June, 2005 the Council of Europe Information Office in Azerbaijan together with the International Movement: Caspian-Partnership for the Future held a joint seminar named “Azerbaijan’s Integration to the European Institutions. Realities and Perspectives”.
The acting director of Information Office Mr. Ilgar Ibrahimli in his introductory speech stressed the significance of this kind of event for Azerbaijan and added that the main objective of seminar is to give detailed information to the seminar participants and to general public on European organizations, their activities and structure, and also information on the commitments to the Council of Europe undertaken by Azerbaijan.
Special Representative of the Secretary General in Azerbaijan Mr. Mats Lindberg and President of NGO ‘International Movement: Caspian-Partnership for the Future’ Mr. Rustam Mammadov marked the particular significance of the seminar for students and general public. Mr. Elvin Aliyev, lawyer of OSCE office in Baku, made a speech on OSCE and activities of its Baku Office, and Mr Ibrahimli, acting director of Information Office in his turn spoke on the Council of Europe, its structure, activities and activity of Information Office. Representatives of international organizations accredited in Azerbaijan, representatives of embassies also took part in this event as well as representatives of non-governmental organizations, journalists and students.