Later they discussed relations of Azerbaijan with the organizations in UN system like UNESCO, Alliance of Civilizations, World Tourism Organization and UNDP focusing mainly on jointly implemented projects.
Abulfas Garayev briefed Ban Ki-moon about Azerbaijan`s initiatives that have contributed to the global peace and dialogue so far. Throughout lifetime Azerbaijan has firmly demonstrated its devotion to universal values and effectively realized its role as a bridge between the West and East.
Secretary General stated that it is the core challenges of modern world to create platform enabling world leaders and representatives of various cultures to thoroughly discus intercultural issues. He also hailed Azerbaijan's contribution to world peace as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council in 2012-2013.
Minister invited UN Secretary General to the 3rd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue
to be held on 18-19 May 2015 in Baku, Azerbaijan.Ban Ki-moon said that he will attend the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Forum to be held in Baku in 2016.