POLICY OF ORGANIZATION OF DIASPORA

All the achievements in the unification of millions of our compatriots settled abroad Azerbaijan around common purpose are related to the name and purposeful activity of the national leader Heydar Aliyev. The president of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev being the honoured successor of Heydar Aliyev's course and successfully implementing his strategy of national development got progressive achievements in the formation of our Diaspora. He pays particular attention to that problem. Despite the hard-working regime of President Ilham Aliyev he constantly receives the representatives of foreign countries directly related to Azerbaijan Diaspora. He gives great stimulus to the State Committee of the Affairs on Azerbaijani living in Foreign Countries. Before his election president Ilham Aliyev interested in the affairs of Diaspora, relating organisations and our compatriots living in foreign countries.

After elected president in 2003, Ilham Aliyev showed particular interest to the problem Diaspora. He successfully continued the policy of organisation of our compatriots and gathering round single idea. In December 2003 in his speech on the occasion of the day of Solidarity of all Azerbaijanis in the world Ilham Aliyev reminded of the importance of solidarity around the common idea. He based on the achievements by national leader Heydar Aliyev in this sphere and mentioned that he would take serious measures for further development of the matter.

President Ilham Aliyev also mentioned that to strengthen the relations with our compatriots in the priority duty of the state and the government was ready to do all their best in this sphere.

During his visits to foreign countries, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev meets with the representatives of Azerbaijan Diaspora, interests in their problems and gives them some advice.

In his official visit to France, the President held meetings with the participation of our compatriots who expressed their support to the internal and foreign policy of the leader.

In February 2004 the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev paid an official visit to Russian Federation, where also he met with our compatriots. In his speech before the participants of the meeting he expressed his satisfaction with the activity that Azerbaijanis show in social-political life and the development of the economy of Russia and wished them luck.

At each meeting with the state leaders in his official visit to Kazakhstan in March 2004 the President of Azerbaijan interested in life conditions, problems and measures are taken for the solution of their problems.

During his visit to Uzbekistan in March 2004, the President of Azerbaijan participated in the unveiling of the monument of the great writer of Azerbaijan Nizami Genjevi in front of the Pedagogical University of Tashkent named after the great thinker and in the measurement met with the representatives of the Diaspora. He had his second chance to meet with our compatriots and to be interested in their life and relations with the Motherland in the ceremony of unveiling the embassy of Azerbaijan in Uzbekistan.

The President Ilham Aliyev also took part in the solemn unveiling of Azerbaijan Centre of Culture in Tashkent. In his speech, he stated that important measures would be taken to strengthen the economical-cultural relations of the compatriots with Azerbaijan. he got acquainted with the building of Azerbaijan Centre of Culture and expressed his satisfaction on the established conditions.

The head of the state repeatedly underlined that the relations with the Diaspora play a great role in strengthening the state independence in the period of difficult processes and contradictions. He stressed the topic in his visits to France, Russia, Slovakia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkey, Poland, Belgium, Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova, Germany, the USA, Romania, England and other countries.

Diasporun fəaliyyətini gücləndirmək üçün keçirilən tədbirlər:

  • “ABŞ-Azərbaycan strateji müttəfiqlik əlaqələrinin inkişafında enerji təhlükəsizliyi və diasporun rolu” mövzusunda konfrans;
  • Avropa Azərbaycanlıları Konqresinin altı Qurultayı;
  • Azərbaycan-İsrail Beynəlxalq Assosiasiyasının təsis qurultayı;
  • “Azərbaycan-Macarıstan: mədəniyyətlərin dialoqu” mövzusunda yeddi elmi konfrans;
  • Azərbaycan və Türk Diaspor Təşkilatları Koordinasiya Şurasının illik iclası;
  • Avropa Azərbaycanlıları Konqresi və Azərbaycan-Türk Diaspor Təşkilatları Koordinasiya Şurasının birgə toplantısı;
  • Benilüks Azərbaycanlıları Konqresinin üç Qurultayı;
  • Dünya Azərbaycanlılarının dörd Qurultayı;
  • Dünya Azərbaycanlıları ziyalılarının forumu;
  • Dünya Azərbaycan və türk diaspor təşkilatları rəhbərlərinin forumu;
  • Dünya Azərbaycanlılarını Əlaqələndirmə Şurasının İclası;
  • Dünya Azərbaycanlı Gənclərin Konqresi;
  • Dünya Azərbaycanlı Qadınlarının Qurultayı;
  • Gürcüstan Azərbaycanlı Gənclərinin Qurultayı;
  • İsveç Azərbaycanlıları Konqresinin təsis Qurultayı;
  • Kanada Azərbaycan Təşkilatları Federasiyasının təsis konfransı;
  • Kanada Azərbaycan Təşkilatlar Assambleyasının Qurultayı;
  • Qazaxıstan Azərbaycanlıları Assosiasiyasının Qurultayı;
  • Latın Amerikası Azərbaycanlıları Assosiasiyası (LAAA) təsis konfransı;
  • Rusiyanın Azərbaycanlı Gənclər Təşkilatının təsis konfransı;
  • Rusiyanın Azərbaycanlı Gənclər Təşkilatının (RAGT) altı forumu;
  • Türkiyə Azərbaycan Dərnəkləri Federasiyasının təsis konfransı;
  • Türk Dövlət və Cəmiyyətlərinin XI Dostluq, Qardaşlıq və Əməkdaşlıq Qurultayı;
  • Ukrayna Azərbaycan Gənclər Birliyinin üç Forumu.