Azerbaijani ambassador in Rome Mammad Ahmadzade provided an insight into the history of Azerbaijan. He highlighted President Ilham Aliyev’s decision to announce 2018 as a “Year of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic”. Ambassador Mammadzade spoke of Azerbaijan`s achievements during the years of independence. He also drew the audience`s attention to the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, saying more than one million Azerbaijanis were made refugees and IDPs by the conflict.
The conference featured four panels which highlighted Azerbaijan`s history, energy policy, and social reforms conducted in the country.