Plenary meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) UNESCO – Paris Chapter was held on 28 February 2022
The plenary meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) UNESCO – Paris Chapter was held on 28 February 2022 under the chairmanship of Elman Abdullayev, Permanent Delegate of the Republic of Azerbaijan to UNESCO. The Permanent Delegates of the NAM Member States to UNESCO, Observers, representatives of the UNESCO Secretariat, Chair of the UNESCO Executive Board, Ambassador, Permanent Delegate of the Republic of Serbia H.E. Ms. Tamara Rastovac-Siamashvili attended the meeting.
Ambassador Abdullayev briefed the meeting participants about the activities of the Azerbaijani Chairmanship of the NAM, including the First National Model Simulation Conference organized by Azerbaijani National Chapter of NAM Youth Network, scholarships for the academic year 2022/2023 to the citizens of the Member States of the Non-Aligned Movement at the prestigious universities of the country, UNGA resolution “Ensuring equitable, affordable, timely and universal access for all countries to vaccines in response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic”, initiated by the Azerbaijani Chairmanship of NAM, supported by absolute majority of UN constituency and co-sponsored by 126 Member States and etc.
Chair of the UNESCO Executive Board, H.E. Ms. T. Rastovac-Siamashvili talked about the innovations brought to the activities of the Executive Board, the work carried out with the newly elected members of the Board as well as the meetings with representatives of the Secretariat. She stressed that the Non-Aligned Movement, which celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2021, is a very important platform and her readiness for further cooperation.
The plenary also discussed the participation of the NAM/UNESCO – Paris Chapter at the upcoming 214th session of the UNESCO Executive Board.
At the end of the plenary meeting, the candidatures of the NAM Member States were discussed and there was emphasized the essence of mutual support as a sign of solidarity of the Movement.March 01, 2022