22.05.2016
President Ilham Aliyev attends the World Humanitarian Summit

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev is attending the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey.

The summit started with a joint breakfast of the leaders. The participants then posed for photographs.

Co-organized by the Republic of Turkey and UN, the first ever Summit brings together a total of more than 5,000 delegates including up to 60 UN member states' heads of state and government, officials of the crisis-affected countries, representatives of international organizations, NGOs and the private sector.

The purpose of the summit is to set a forward-looking agenda for humanitarian action to collectively address future humanitarian challenges. The aim is to build a more inclusive and diverse humanitarian system committed to humanitarian principles.

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