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Spotlight on Azerbaijan: Brussels launch event

Date: Thursday 10th May 2012, 3pm-4.30pm

Venue: Room Luxembourg, 1st floor, Eurocities Square de Meeûs 1, Brussels 1000

The FPC, kindly supported by the Open Society Institute-Brussels, is delighted to announce a major Brussels seminar to launch our new Spotlight on Azerbaijan publication and discuss some of the key issues that it addresses. The event will explore the major challenges Azerbaijan faces regarding democratic development, rule of law, media freedom, corruption and other human rights issues, while examining the impact of its international relationships and the unresolved Nagorno-Karabakh conflict on its domestic politics.

Our panel will comprise:

  • Richard Howitt MEP, Vice Chair of the European Parliament Human Rights Sub Committee and member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • Dr Leila Alieva, Director, the Center for National and International Studies (CNIS)
  • Vugar Gojayev, Country Coordinator, Human Rights House-Azerbaijan
  • Jacqui Hale, Senior Policy Analyst - EU External Relations, OSI-Brussels

Chair: Adam Hug, Policy Director, Foreign Policy Centre

The event is free and open to all. Copies of Spotlight on Azerbaijan will be available free of charge.

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Download Spotlight on Azerbaijan: Brussels event (130 kilobyte PDF)