• Press Conference was held on December 2, 2014 at the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

    We have started preparation for the 3rd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue which will take place on May 18-19, 2015 in Baku, Azerbaijan, says Abulfas Garayev, Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

  • Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan Permanent Mission to the United Nations, The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) will jointly organize the Presentation Ceremony of Baku Process and 3rd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue on 27 January 2015 from 11:30 am to 13:00 pm in UNHQ.
  • The Second World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue on the subject of "Living Together Peacefully in a Diverse World" has started at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku.
  • Your Excellency Mr. Ilham Aliyev, The President of Azerbaijan.
    Your Excellency, Mrs. Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO,
    Your Excellency Dr. Abdulaziz Otthman Altwajiri, Director General of ISESCO,
    Your Excellencies, Heads of State and Government, Ministers of Culture and Tourism,
    Dear colleagues and friends,

    It is a great honor for me, in my capacity as UN High Representative of the Alliance of Civilizations, to address this second Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in this beautiful Baku.

    I have also the pleasure to bring you warm greetings from the UN Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki moon. He attaches great importance to your work, would like to thank you for your partnership, and looks forward to learning about the results of your gathering.