Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Refugees and IDPs meets member of European Parliament
The Decree by the President of Azerbaijan Republic on awarding G.F.Farhadov with the order “For service to Motherland” of the 3rd degree
RESOLUTION of the Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan Republic on approval of “Regulations on issuing residential areas to Fund of temporary placement of IDPs”
Respective Measures Taken by Heydar Aliyev Foundation
Since the start of its activity, also, Heydar Aliyev Foundation has constantly given attention to bringing multiple problems faced by refugees and internaly displaced people to notice of the world community and achieving their solution.
“Azerbaijan” Internet Portal created at the initiative of Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva, President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO and ISESCO, Deputy of National Assembly is of great importance. Portal provides extensive information on Azerbaijan. Besides serving as a strong response to spurious armenian propaganda, information on Armenia-Azerbaijan, Mountaneous Garabagh Conflict, Khojaly Genocide and Armenian savageries placed in the portal allows world community to take a closer look at Armenian barbarism. Furthermore, Heydar Aliyev Foundation demonstrates photos of genocide victims at various world countries, has articles published in international press on massacre and holds exhibitions consisting of works of painting competition titled “Khojaly Through the Eyes of Children” each year on the eve of Khojaly Genocide.
Heydar Aliyev Foundation regularly holds New Year celebrations each year at Gulustan Palace at the initiative of Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva, President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, First Lady of Azerbaijan, Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO and ISESCO, Deputy of National Assembly for the children of martyrs, refugees and internally displaced persons, who are brought up and educated in orphanages and boarding schools, and also, children orphaned and deprived of patronage of parents and with special distinction in education.
A round table conference was held on the subject of “UNESCO-Azerbaijan: Bridge To Future” in Gulustan Palace on August 24, 2005 with the participation of Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva, Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO and ISESCO, President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Mr. Kōichirō Matsuura, UNESCO Director-General and conditions were created at this event for provision of information on condition of refugees and internally displaced person.
Mrs. Leyla Aliyeva, Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Chief Coordinator of the Islamic Conference Youth Forum for Intercultural Dialogue has played a great role in bringing Khojaly Genocide caused by Armenia to attention of world community. “Justice for Khojaly” campaign put forward at her initiative on May 8, 2008 on the anniversary of Shusha’s occupation is successfully continued at present in over 80 countries with the participation of hundreds of volunteers. Goal of the campaign is to raise awareness of international community on Khojaly tragedy, political-juridical and spiritual evaluation and also, commemoration of the tragedy internationally.
Already parliaments of 11 countries – Pakistan, Mexico, Columbia, the Czech Republic, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Peru, Jordan, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Sudan and 21 states of the US have officially acknowledged Khojaly Genocide as massacre as a result of expedient efforts.
Accurate historical facts have been provided on Armenia-Azerbaijan, Mountaneous Garabagh Conflict in “Gabaragh Diaries” book published by Russian writer and historian Yuri Pompeyev as an important part of “Justice for Khojaly” campaign.
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