Baku to host 3rd Global Shared Societies Forum in April
During the 3rd Forum on “Restoration of confidence in the new world order”, the influential political leaders will discuss the issues of concern in a period of widespread globalization such as ethnic and other conflicts, terror threats, development of democracy and problems in education, environment and other areas, and future challenges for their elimination.
Extensive discussions about the preparations for the 3rd Global Shared Societies Forum will be conducted within a two-day meeting to be held in Brussels on February 19. Influential political leaders of the Center and Club of Madrid - Vaira Vike-Freiberga, Ismail Serageldin, Boris Tadic, Viktor Yushchenko, EmilConstantinescu, Hikmet Cetin, Petar Stoyanov and others will attend the high-level meeting. Chairman of the Azerbaijan State Committee on Work with Diaspora, member of Board of Directors of Nizami Ganjavi International Center Nazim Ibrahimov will also attend the event.
A number of high-level meetings and conferences on the preparation for the Forum have been held in Albania, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Japan, Belgium, the United States, Andorra and other countries since April, 2014. The international conference “Restoring confidence in Europe” held in Andorra is of great importance. That conference focused on the discussion of issues on security in the region, frozen conflicts, the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and crisis in Abkhazia, Ossetia and Ukraine. Former heads of state and government, influential political and public figures who are members of the Club of Madrid visited Azerbaijan during preparation for the Forum.
Baku hosted the 1st and 2nd Global Shared Societies forums organized by the Nizami Ganjavi International Center and the Club of Madrid with the support of the State Committee on Work with Diaspora in 2013 and 2014.