I have decided to collect and publish the book «Tales of Bush House» – as a Writer in residence of the BBC World Service to mark the closing of Bush House in 2012 as the headquarters of the World Service. For more than 70 years, the BBC World Service have been broadcasting from this building, located in the most creative area of London – in its West End. Late last year Bush House was transferred to the owners of the building – a Japanese company and the BBC World Service have moved to a new building on Portland Square. Thus, the whole era in the history of the World Service ended. That era was associated with the names such as George Orwell, VS Naipaul, Georgi Markov, and many other prominent writers and journalists, who have linked their lives with this legendary, iconic building. But as the philosopher said: “ ’Humanity should part with its past cheerfully.’ So we have decided to publish a book of cheerful memories, funny jokes, funny tales from the life of Bush House. Some of these stories we offer to the reader. Continue reading
Azeri-French Co-Operation Explored in Paris
The multiple opportunities, presented by Azerbaijan, both in the hydrocarbon and non-oil sectors, have been highlighted in the The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) Business Forum 2013 at the Hôtel de l’Industrie – Siège de la Société d’Encouragement pour l’Industrie Nationale in the sixth arrondissement of Paris. Continue reading
Pictured: Ipswich Major Projects Officer Continue reading
From 1st November 2011, the John Smith Memorial Trust is accepting applications for its 2012 Fellowship Programme.
Applications for Fellowships are invited from the following countries:
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine
The Fellowship aims to strengthen and deepen awareness of good governance through a three week programme in the UK and placements that show the workings of organisations within a long established democracy. Selection is based on a combination of the leadership potential of the applicant and the quality of the action plan they pr Continue reading
The Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United Kingdom, and The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS), with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, invite you to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Republic of Azerbaijan regaining its independence. The event will feature a reception with canapes and exhibition, followed by a concert by the Rast Jazz Group and a a performance by Ell & Nikki, winners of the Eurovision Song Contest 2011.
Reception and exhibition: 6.30pm Concert: 7.30pm
Around 200 leading entrepreneurs from across Europe will flock to the prestigious IET Conference Centre at 2, Savoy Place, London, WC2R 0BL on 12–13 May for The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) Business Forum.
This February will mark the 19th anniversary of one of Azerbaijan’s most haunting and tragic events in its recent history: the Khojaly Massacre that occurred from 25th -26th February 1992. That night Armenian armed forces, with the support of infantry guards regiment no. 366 positioned in the region since Soviet period seized control of the town of Khojaly in the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. 613 civilians died that night in the aggression, including 106 women and 83 children. Others remain unaccounted for, lost in the confusion and melee or captured and taken prisoner, left at the mercy of their aggressors.