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Director of the Millennium project director Jerome Clayton Glenn spoke at the Center of Strategic Studies with the lecture ‘Future state index-Azerbaijan 2011’.

The event was attended by representatives and experts of the Center, Minister of Communication and Information Technologies, Azerbaijan National Academy of Science and Association of Futurologists of Azerbaijan.

Glenn has 35 years of experience in futurological studies in the sphere of science and technological policy, economic science, education, defence, forecast methodology, Millennium Project, Future Committee, international telecommunications on Hudson university and supporting decision-making system, government, international organizations and private industry.

Glenn said a poll was held within the framework of the study in October of this year. 101 experts from 13 countries shared their views about 24 critical events which influenced the countries.

Glenn provided extensive information about the results of the study, while stressing its importance.

Chief of the political analysis and forecasting sector of the Presidential Administration Farhad Mammadov said every country faces difficulties in forming its future, while stressing that existing problems and stereotypes hindered the formation of new views.

“The processes in our country make it possible to say that Azerbaijan follows a positive direction in its development”, said Mammadov and added that the priority of the state is to consider the opinions of public and scientific research centers in ensuring the sustainable development of the state.

Outlining Karabakh conflict as the main hindrance to Azerbaijan’s development, the chief of the sector added that the conflict settlement will be a strong stimulus to further development of the country.




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