Conference celebrating 10 years of State Migration Service in Azerbaijan held at Khazar University

On February 17, 2017, Khazar University and the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan jointly held a conference to celebrate 10 years of the State Migration Service in Azerbaijan in the “Marble Hall” on Khazar University’s Neftchilar Campus. The topic of the conference was “Migration Policy in Azerbaijan: Achievements and Development Perspectives”.

The conference was attended by officials and staff members of Khazar University, the State Migration Service, governmental and international agenices, NGOs as well as scholars and experts of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences and other Azerbaiajni higher educational institutions.

The conference was opened with a short film highlighting achievements of the State Migration Service in Azerbaijan.

Professor Hamlet Isaxanli, the founder of Khazar University and Chairman of its Board of Directors and Trustees, made an opening speech in which he stressed the importance of the conference topic. He also gave brief information about Khazar University to the audience .

Pariz Musayev, Deputy-Director of the State Migration Service of Azerbaiajn, spoke about the history of the agency, its activities and achievements in the past decade.

Other speeches were made by Furio de Angelis, Head of UNHCR Office in Baku and Serhan Aktoprak, Director of the International Organization for Migration

The opening ceremony was followed by a panel.

Following discussions, resolutions will be accepted at the end of the conference.