|9 Mar. 2010||
Grazing sheep near Saloglu, in the north-eastern corner of Azerbaijan, used to be a dangerous task. In an area of more than five square kilometres, hundreds of thousands of pieces of explosive material lay hidden from view at various depths below the rolling, shrub-covered land. Now thanks to a NATO Trust Fund project, a large part of the area has been cleared, and one day soon, the entire former military base will be safe for the local population.
|8 Oct. 2009||
NATO organized a defence policy and strategy conference in Baku, Azerbaijan, on 30 September and 1 October. The event provided an opportunity for participants from Allied, Partner, Mediterranean Dialogue and Istanbul Cooperation Initiative countries as well as representatives from Japan and South Korea to discuss how the Alliance’s new Strategic Concept and its ongoing transformation were likely to affect partnerships.
|15 Jul. 2009||
The Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, Elmar Mammadyarov, visited the NATO Headquarters and met with the Deputy Secretary General, Ambassador Claudio Bisognero. Foreign Minister Mammadyarov also addressed the North Atlantic Council.
|17 Jun. 2009||
NATO’s Defense and Security Economics Directorate and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan co-organized a seminar on ”Energy Security: Challenges and Opportunities” in Baku on 10-11 June 2009. Discussions focused on the risks and threats to energy security and critical energy infrastructure protection as well as the role of partnerships in the energy security field and their potential for cooperation.
|29 Apr. 2009||
The President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, visited the Alliance’s Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, on Wednesday 29 April 2009. NATO Secretary General met with him bilaterally, before a meeting of the North Atlantic Council where the Azeri President addressed the Permanent Representatives of the 28 NATO member countries.
|17 Apr. 2009||
On 17 April, Japan signed the official documents related to their recent contribution to a NATO/PfP Trust Fund in Azerbaijan.
|16 Dec. 2008||
The NATO Deputy Secretary General Claudio Bisogniero visited Azerbaijan on 16 December 2008 in order to meet with high - level officials and discuss issues of common interest in the context of Azerbaijan's Individual Partnership Action Plan with NATO.
|9 Dec. 2008||
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan, Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov, visited NATO Headquarters on Tuesday 9th December 2008. He met with the Secretary General, Mr. Jaap de Hoop Scheffer.
|17 Oct. 2008||
I welcome reports from the international election observers from OSCE, Council of Europe and the European Parliament indicating progress in the conduct of Azerbaijan’s presidential elections on 15 October 2008.
|17 Sep. 2008||
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan, Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov paid a visit to NATO HQ in Brussels on Wednesday 17 September 2008. Following a bilateral meeting with the Secretary General, Mr. Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, Minister Mammadyarov addressed the North Atlantic Council.