April 17, 2006

Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Latin Culture Academy hold joint conference

Conference `Azerbaijan: Dialogue of civilizations of the past and the present` will be held on April 19-21 by Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Latin Culture Academy. In the conference, which is the thirteenth, 140 reps from various countries will take part. Lectures will be made, discussions and exchange of views held in the conference on the place and role of Azerbaijan and Caucasus in the world in frame of mutual relationship among civilizations of different religions and languages in the time of globalization, similarity and difference of cultures. Conference participants will have chance during their visit in Baku to be familiarized with our national culture, history and monuments.

Rio de Janeiro based Latin Culture Academy is a prominent organization bringing together famous figures of science, literature and culture worldwide linked with Latin culture. The Academy is headed by former UNESCO director general Federico Mayor.

Previous conference of the Academy on Islam and Latin culture was held in Tehran.