BAKU — Asian Games flyweight champion Rey Saludar of the Philippines reached the third round of the world championships on Sunday with a confident 28-12 win over Tajik Yusufi Safevidin.
The 23-year-old Saludar, who won bronze at this year’s Asian championships, will now face Rau Shee Warren of the United States, who outclassed Ukraine’s Georgiy Chygayev 22-15.
Mongolia’s Tugstogt Nyambayar, the 2009 world championship silver medalist, battled into the third round with a tough 17-14 win over India’s Suranjoy Singh Mayengbam, the Asian Games bronze medalist.
Top-seeded Misha Aloian of Russia, who won bronze at the 2009 world championship, was in complete command against Botswana’s Oteng Oteng, winning confidently 18-5. Continue reading
We are pleased to invite you to the *art exhibition Oil and Dreams* by the Azerbaijani artist *Torakhanim Aghabayova*, supported by *The European Azerbaijan Society*.
Unusually warm weather is forecast to last till the end of this year and no snow is expected until after the New Year’s day, Azerbaijan’s hydrometeorlogical agency reported on Monday.
Third Annual PhD Workshop
Baku, Azerbaijan, December 19-21, 2010
The Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (ADA) is pleased to announce its
Third Annual PhD Workshop. The PhD Workshop is part of ADA’s PhD
Development and Support Program and will take place on December 19-21,
2010, in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Workshop will bring together PhDs and
PhD candidates in all disciplines of social science, with special
emphasis on political science, economics, environmental studies and
international law. The workshop agenda includes a PhD Education Fair,
a plenary session, thematic panels, and a special symposium featuring
presentations by the ADA PhD Development and Support Program fellows. Continue reading
A round table with the National Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan for UNESCO took place in Baku on July 29.
UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova attended the event. A Chairman of the National Commission, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov delivered an opening speech at the round table. He emphasized close relations between Azerbaijan and UNESCO and said UNESCO Good Will Ambassador and First Lady of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva had attached great importance to the relations with this organization.
Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev said Baku would host a forum dedicated to the dialogue between the cultures next April and heads of states, ministries and organizations, as well as famous cultural figures were expected to attend this event.
UNESCO will support the forum held under the auspices of President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva.
Irina Bokova said UNESCO was protecting traditions, languages and cultural heritages of the countries.
“Now we are working to make amendments to a “Law on Tourism” and in this connection a working group has been created”. Musa Guliyev, a Deputy Chairman of Social Politics Committee of Milli Mejlis said.
According to him, last year there were carried out some works in order to improve legal base in the field of tourism.
New amendments will cover giving certificates to tourism companies, registration and other fields. He noted that new amendments would have influence on tourism sphere: “I think there will be established new tourism facilities meetings high standards.”
First annual symposium of the researchers of international relations will take place in Baku on October 22-23.
Organizers of the symposium held a press conference on Tuesday. Representative of the Caucasus University Rovshan Ibrahimov said international relations were a new research field for Azerbaijan and primarily this field was restricted with the education of diplomats at the different universities. Emphasizing the development of Azerbaijan, Ibrahimov said it became an important research sphere. Continue reading
The First Caucasian Forum on Renewable Energy and Trade Fair will take place in Baku September 7-8, 2010.
The objectives of the Forum and Trade Exhibition are:
· Further development and transfer of environmentally clear technologies, as well as accelerating the growth of the industry of renewable energy sources and its suppliers in the Caucasus region;
· Attracting of oil and gas companies, banks and investment institutions to further successful investment in the industry of renewable energy in the Caucasus region.
The main topics of the Forum:
· Legislation in the Caucasus region,
· Sources of funding
· Opportunities for the development of environmental business in the Caucasus region,
· Environmentally clear business and technology transfer.
The first International Trade Fair “Green Business”, which will be held during the Forum, provides an opportunity for a mini-stand or expositional table for presentations.