CCIAF organized a meeting with the Minister of Education of Azerbaijan
On February 28, 2020, the CCIAF organized a meeting on “Education reforms: a role for the private sector” with the Minister of Education of Azerbaijan, Mr. Jeyhun Bayramov. The meeting was attended by diplomatic representatives, governmental agencies as well as directors and representatives of the member companies.
The event started with opening remarks by Ms. Zibar Huseynova, Managing Director of the CCIAF and Ms. Teyba Guliyeva, Chair of the CCIAF Board. They welcomed guests and thank the Minister for accepting the invitation. Following them, H.E. Mr. Zacharie Gross, Ambassador of France to Azerbaijan, highlighted the importance of bilateral cooperation in education and he added that this event indicated the development of relations between the two countries in the field of business, education, and economy.
Next, Mr. Jeyhun Bayramov informed guests about the latest educational reforms, international cooperation of the Ministry, the increasing number of vocational educational training, and perspectives of cooperation between private sectors and educational institutions. He stressed that business owners, public educational institutions should establish close cooperation in order to implement successful reforms, prepare young people to meet the demands of the labor market. Noting the CCIAF active participation in this regard, he expressed his gratitude to the representatives of the Chamber and he added that MoU signing between the UFAZ, member of the CCIAF, and other member companies is a positive outcome of this activity.
Then, the floor was given to the member speakers. Firstly, Mr. Vazeh Asgarov, Executive Director of UFAZ talked about the latest activities of the university, its relations with French companies and a new master’s degree. Then, Mr. Natig Hajiyev, President of ADA University Foundation gave information about the international cooperation of the university, its strategic plan, graduate programs, and executive education.
The meeting was followed by the Q&A session and networking later.