On October 14, an event dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the International Eurasia Press Fund was held at the "Hilton" hotel.
Ednews reports that Umud Mirzayev, the president of the International Eurasia Press Fund(IEPF), told journalists before the event:
"Today the event is attended by well-known people, representatives of international organizations, guests from foreign countries, and state officials. Thirty years is not a short period. It means a period that coincides with the independence of Azerbaijan. The International Eurasia Press Fund has always been active on the problems of Azerbaijan, the problems of our citizens, former internally displaced persons, the problems of our people who suffered from the occupation, as well as on highlighting their activities and their solidarity. There is a lot of hard work in the 30-year activity of the organisation."
The event has started with the speech of IEPF President Umud Mirzayev. People's writer Chingiz Abdullayev, chairman of IEPF's Supervisory Board, has also greeted the participants of the event. He, in turn, has voiced his congratulation on the anniversary.
In the continuation of the event, a documentary film depicting the 30th anniversary of IEPF has been presented.
Saadat Yusifova, Deputy Director of the Department of Works with Non-Governmental Organizations of the Presidential Administration, also spoke at the event.
Among the speakers, Guido Ambroso, the temporary resident coordinator of the UN for Azerbaijan, the Chairman of the Board of the Social Research Center, the Chairman of the Human Rights Committee of Azerbaijan Parliament Zahid Oruj, former head of the NGO section of the UN Andrey Abramov, founder and honorary president of the Ethical Journalism Network Aidan White, the Chairman of the Board of the Mine Action Agency of Azerbaijan (ANAMA) Vugar Suleymanov, expert on Cultural Studies, Academician of RAEN, Member of the Russia's Union of Writers, Professor Yuri Pompeyov, Director of the Global Water Environment and Health Institute (GIWEH) Nidal Salim, Chairman of the Turkiye-European Union of Journalists Adnan Fishenk and other famous people take part.
Later, the congratulatory message of Nobel laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus has been shown in video format.
At the same time, David Chikvaidze, Director General of the Geneva office of the United Nations, congratulated IEPF on its 30th anniversary.
The founder of "Roots of Peace" organization Heidi Kuhn, in turn, has sent a congratulatory message to IEPF on the anniversary in the video format.
Furthermore, in the event, a memorandum of cooperation was signed between IEPF president Umud Mirzayev and Mostefa Souag, Director-General of Al-Jazeera Media Network.
Besides that, a memorandum was signed between IEPF president Umud Mirzayev and the president of the International Turkish Culture and Heritage Foundation, Gunay Efendiyeva.
In the end, Gochak Asgarov, a well-known singer, Honored artist, cultural ambassador of IEPF, charmed the participants of the event with his beautiful mugham performances.
It should be noted that today is 30th anniversary of the establishment of the International Eurasia Press Fund. The organization was established in 1992 as an independent non-governmental organization, and has been registered in accordance with the law on NGOs in Azerbaijan.
On October 14, an event related to the 30th anniversary of the International Eurasia Press Fund is being held at the "Hilton" hotel.
Ednews reports that Umud Mirzayev, the president of IEPF, gave an interview to local television channels about the anniversary before the event.
In the event, initially it has been commemorated with a minute's silence in honour of those who died in the Patriotic war. Then the National Anthem of Azerbaijan has been voiced.
State officials, media representatives, guests from foreign countries, ambassadors take part in the event.
At the moment, Umud Mirzayev greeted the guests and participants of the event and gave a speech about the creation of the organization and its activities.
It should be noted that today is the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the International Eurasia Press Fund. The organization was established in 1992 as an independent non-governmental organization, and has been registered in accordance with the law on NGOs in Azerbaijan.