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U.S. Branch of the Baku International Multiculturalism Centre opened in Los Angeles

February 7, 2018 - An event dedicated to the opening of the U.S. Branch of the Baku International Multiculturalism Centre (BIMC-US) was held in Los Angeles on February 5, 2018.Jointly held by the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles and the BIMC, the event was attended by foreign consuls general and honorary consuls, representatives of science and culture, journalists, members of Azerbaijani, Jewish, Muslim and other communities.Opening the event, Consul General of Azerbaijan in Los An......

The House of Representatives of the U.S. State of New Mexico passes a resolution honoring the 100th anniversary of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic

January 29, 2018 - The House of Representatives of the State of New Mexico of the United States passed a resolution (memorial) on January 26, 2018, honoring the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic. Co-sponsored by several legislators, the resolution was passed unanimously at the plenary session of the House of Representatives. The resolution notes that the first secular democratic republic in the Muslim world – Azerbaijan Democratic Republic - was establi......

"Objective Baku: How Hitler Lost the Battle for Oil” screened in Los Angeles

January 23, 2018 - The documentary film “Objective Baku: How Hitler lost the battle for oil” was screened on January 17, 2018 in Los Angeles at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, which is one of the largest and most renowned hospitals in the U.S.  Supported by Azerbaijan's Consulate General in Los Angeles, the event was attended by the Center's doctors, foreign consuls general and honorary consuls, representatives of science and culture, members of Azerbaijani, Jewish and other communities, and ot......

Azerbaijan’s 1990 Black January tragedy commemorated in San Diego, California

January 18, 2018 - The 28th anniversary of the Black January tragedy of Azerbaijan was commemorated at the influential Thomas Jefferson Law School in San Diego, CA. The commemoration was jointly held by the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles and the San Diego Baku Friendship Association. On January 20, 1990, Azerbaijan's capital city of Baku was invaded by 26,000 Soviet troops, which, at the order of the Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and his Politburo, stormed the city and began sh......

Memorandum of Understanding signed between Azerbaijan National Library and the UCLA Library

January 9, 2018 - Memorandum of Understanding between the Azerbaijan National Library (ANL) and the UCLA Library, one of the top ten public academic libraries in North America, was signed at the UCLA Library on January 9, 2018. The document was signed by the Director of ANL Dr. Karim Tahirov and Virginia Steel, UCLA Norman and Armena Powell University Librarian. Director of ANL Dr. Karim Tahirov in his speech stated that the Memorandum between the ANL and the UCLA Library will allow implement th......

Consulate General hosts charity event in California in memory of Azerbaijan’s National Leader Heydar Aliyev

December 13, 2017 - A charity event dedicated to the memory of Azerbaijan’s National Leader Heydar Aliyev (May 10, 1923 - Dec. 12, 2003) was held in San Diego - California’s second largest city - on December 12, 2017. During the event, around 1000 homeless persons were provided hot meals.Initiated and supported by Azerbaijan’s Los Angeles Consulate General, the event was held at Father Joe’s Villages, which is one of the largest service providers to the homeless and disadvantaged men, women and ......

Los Angeles faith leaders commend Azerbaijan's multiculturalism

December 7, 2017 - A well-attended event dedicated to the traditions of multiculturalism, diversity and tolerance in Azerbaijan was held on December 5, 2017 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which is one of the largest and oldest churches of Los Angeles.Held jointly by the LDS Church and Azerbaijan’s Consulate General in Los Angeles, the event was attended by consuls general and honorary consuls of various countries, faith leaders representing many different religions, journali......

Consul General Nasimi Aghayev becomes the Dean of the Los Angeles Consular Corps

November 30, 2017 - Consul General of Azerbaijan Nasimi Aghayev has assumed his duties as the Dean of the Los Angeles Consular Corps (LACC) on November 29, 2017.Consisting of 66 Consuls General and 39 Honorary Consuls of 105 countries accredited in Los Angeles, LACC is the second largest Consular Corps in the world after New York.Consul General Nasimi Aghayev addressed a letter to the Consuls General and Honorary Consuls accredited in Los Angeles on November 29, expressing his hope for the suppo......

Event dedicated to Azerbaijan held at Saddleback College of California

November 29, 2017 - Saddleback College of California hosted on November 21, 2017, a lecture by Azerbaijan’s Consul General in Los Angeles Nasimi Aghayev. In his presentation, Aghayev spoke about Azerbaijan’s history, rich cultural heritage, its geostrategic location, as well as its steady development and modernization as an independent nation since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. The diplomat mentioned that the Azerbaijani people established in 1918 the first secular parliamentary repu......

Santa Monica College of California hosts an event on Azerbaijan’s multiculturalism

November 23, 2017 - Santa Monica College – one of the oldest colleges in California – hosted an event dedicated to Azerbaijan on November 14, 2017. At the invitation of the College, Azerbaijan’s Consul General in Los Angeles Nasimi Aghayev delivered a lecture at the event.In his remarks, Consul General Aghayev spoke about the historical and cultural roots of Azerbaijan’s strong traditions of multi-faith tolerance and multiculturalism, as well as elaborated on the current atmosphere of brotherhoo......
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