The Shakespeare of the Turkic World

130th anniversary of the outstanding Azerbaijani dramatist, Huseyn Javid “Damn all life, all the Universe,  if all the glorious world wars,  bloody battles won’t generate love in the end, universal love” Huseyn Javid, Extract from the play “Amir Timur” Biography The outstanding poet and playwright, Huseyn Javid, was born in 1882 in the ancient Azerbaijani […]

Khojaly – A Tragic Artistic Inspiration

February 1992 saw the single worst atrocity committed during the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The Khojaly Massacre took the lives of 613 civilians. The death toll included 106 women, 63 children and 70 elderly people.  Despite this tragedy, and many other instances of unimaginable brutality, Azerbaijan always looks for peaceful resolution of this unresolved conflict. This has […]

Baku in call to strengthen humanitarian development

“The expansion and further development of international humanitarian cooperation is the key factor in an effective response to contemporary challenges and threats, and enables the accessibility and expanded application of contemporary management and production technologies, ensuring the well-being of present and future generations.” Taken from the final declaration of the fourth Baku International Humanitarian Forum […]