BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 11. The Global Baku
Forum has built an international reputation and prestige over the
last ten years since its establishment, former President of the UN
General Assembly Vuk Jeremić told Trend on the sidelines of the X Global Baku
He stressed that this platform offered an opportunity for
discussions on the crucial and relevant topics on the world
“In recent years, Azerbaijan has been able to strengthen its
position in the global arena. This happened against the backdrop of
complex processes, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, certain
challenges in international trade, as well as geopolitical
tensions. At this time, Azerbaijan has contributed to the global
economic and political environment,” said Jeremić.
The Serbian politician added that he was looking forward to
returning to Baku after a ten-year absence to witness the latest
changes in Azerbaijan.
Organized by the Nizami Ganjavi International Center, under the
patronage of President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, the X Global
Baku Forum kicked off on March 9. The forum’s topic this year is
“The World of Today: Challenges and Hopes”.
The Forum, which will last until March 11, is attended by
high-ranking guests from dozens of countries, among them current
and former heads of states and governments, prominent public and
political figures, leading foreign experts, the leadership of the
World Health Organization, the League of Arab States, and other
major international organizations.