WHO and UN Geneva Office chiefs honored with Nizami Ganjavi Int’l Award

Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Ghebreyesus and Director General of the UN Geneva Office Tatiana Valovaya were awarded the Nizami Ganjavi International Award, News.Az reports.

The awards were presented during the 8th Global Baku Forum on Thursday.

Organized by the Nizami Ganjavi International Center under the patronage of President Ilham Aliyev, the next Global Baku Forum under the motto "The world after COVID-19” has today kicked off.

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev is attending attended the ceremony.

The 8th Global Baku Forum brings together high-level representatives, including former heads of state and government, officials of international and non-governmental organizations from more than 40 countries, as well as other distinguished guests to discuss issues of global importance.

The Forum will feature panel discussions on such topics as "New world order after COVID-19", "New world economy", "In a new era: peace, security and human rights", "Combatting climate change and meeting global energy demand", "Health care and vaccination", "Promoting food security", "Eastern Partnership and its opportunities", including the situation in the EU, the Balkans, and the South Caucasus.


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