May 13, 2005

Mehriban Aliyeva meets with UNESCO delegation

UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva on 13 May has received the UNESCO experts Christoff Kasobon and Dendev Badarc, paying visit to our country.

Mehriban Aliyeva greeted the guests and said she was pleased to meet with UNESCO representatives at Heydar Aliyev Foundation.


She, in particular, said: "Your mission is noble and very important. In my meetings with representatives of the international organizations, I always try to bring to their notice hard condition of the refugee children in Azerbaijan. I attract their attention to the plight of these children". She thanked the mission for familiarization of the living and education conditions of the refugee children in the camps of Sabirabad, Saatli, Imishli and Bilasuvar districts.


UNESCO experts said they were personally familiarized with by life circumstance of IDPs specially of children, their education process, that they were deeply impressed by the situation they saw and would present to the UNESCO leadership a report on the level of education of these children.


The UNESCO experts said they are aware of the great work being done in the country concerning the children deprived of parents, the children who need special care and attention, on the initiative of the Goodwill Ambassador Mehriban Aliyeva. They shared views of Mrs Aliyeva on solution of the problems in this sphere, emphasizing they would render any assistance to the Azerbaijan government and the country`s NGOs for development of cooperation.


Guests expressed their rich impression of familiarization with Heydar Aliyev Foundation.