3rd assembly of Scientific Council of the International Turkic Academy

Baku hosted a meeting of the Scientific Council of the International Turkic Academy on January 30.

Meeting was attended by President of ANAS academician Ramiz Mehdiyev, Education Minister Jeyhun Bayramov, Deputy Ministers of Education of Kazakhstan and Kirgizstan Kanat Sarsembayev and Japarkul Tashiyev, Head of Training and Education Department of the National Ministry of Education of Turkey Burhaneddin Donmez, Secretary General of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Turkic-Speaking States Altinbey Mamayusupov, Head of the Turkic Culture and Heritage Fund Gunay Efendiyeva Deputy Secretary General of TÜRKSOY Bilal Chakıjı, as well as extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassadors of Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Turkey and Hungary in Azerbaijan.

Speaking at the event, Minister of Education Jeyhun Bayramov said that the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking states had taken a number of important events and expanded its activities in a short time. Thanks to the efforts of nationwide leader Heydar Aliyev and President Ilham Aliyev, Azerbaijan’s relations with the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking states and all Turkic peoples have been raised to a high level. The Minister expressed confidence that cooperation in the field of science and education will develop within the framework of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking states.

Further, President of the International Turkic Academy, Darkhan Kidirali, acquainted the participants with the activities of the organization. It was brought to attention that over the past year, the International Turkic Academy has organized more than 30 international forums, symposia and seminars. At the same time, the Academy published 24 books in different languages.

Speaking at the meeting, ANAS first vice-president academician Isa Habibbayli noted that it is necessary to create the Association of Libraries of these countries to ensure the continuous exchange of publications between the academies of Turkic-speaking countries. He also emphasized the importance of expanding ties between universities in Turkic-speaking countries.

Speaking about cooperation between ANAS, International Turkic Academy and the academies of Turkic-speaking countries, I. Habibbayli noted that the reinforcing of these ties will contribute to the development of science and education.

Then at the meeting the main scientific directions, the priorities of the organization for 2020, the list of important anniversary events of the Turkic world, which are planned to be held, as well as cooperation in the field of science and education were discussed.

Recall that at the VII summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking States held in Baku on October 15, 2019, chairmanship of the Scientific Council of the International Turkic Academy was transferred to the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

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ANAS Free Trade Union to carry out educational and preventive measures on coronavirus

As it is known, recently the World Health Organization (DST) Committee on International Medical Sanitary Regulations issued a statement on new coronavirus (2019-nCov), which is widely used in China’s Wuhan region and has already been registered in many other countries.

Hundreds of people have died because of the spread of the coronavirus epidemic, and number of cases of infection are growing ever more.

Given the seriousness of the situation, efforts are being made to prevent the virus from entering Azerbaijan. To this end, President Ilham Aliyev has instructed the relevant organizations to take appropriate measures. In accordance with the instructions, the country has undergone a stronger working regime at border crossings, strengthened control of the food market for products that are particularly risky and potentially transmitted by the virus, hot lines in health facilities and other fulfillments have been done. It is also among the measures to enlighten the public about the virus and ways to fight it, and regularly inform the public about the situation.

For this purpose, as in all departments, enterprises and organizations of ANAS has been instructed to take appropriate preventive measures.

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75th anniversary of ANAS is included in the action plan of the International Turkic Academy

A list of planned activities of this organization was approved at the third meeting of the Scientific Council of the International Turkic Academy in Baku on January 30.

During the meeting, President of the International Turkic Academy Darkhan Kidirali informed about the organization’s activity plan for 2020. He said that this year Mongolia will celebrate the 1300th anniversary of the Tonyukuk monument, the 1025th anniversary of the Manas epic, the 175th anniversary of Abay Kunanbayev, the 135th anniversary of Uzeyir Hajibeyli, the 75th anniversary of ANAS and the 10th anniversary of the founding of the International Turkic academy.

On the proposal of the Minister of Education Jeyhun Bayramov, the 150th anniversary of A.Hagverdiyev and 100th anniversary of Azerbaijan State University of Oil and Industry were also included in the organization’s action plan.

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Project competition of ANAS and TÜBITAK continues

The project competition for scholars of universities, research centers and scientific institutions of Azerbaijan and Turkey is continuing under the joint program of cooperation agreement signed between ANAS and Turkish Scientific and Technological Research Council (TÜBITAK).

The competition is valid until March 6, 2020. Proposals should be prepared in English by partner groups from Turkey and Azerbaijan.

More information and application forms are avaiable at the bei.science.gov.az website.

Azerbaijan should submit project proposals to the International Relations Office of the Presidium of ANAS.

Phone: (+994 12) 492 34 46

E-mail: esmira.alirzayeva@science.az

Address: 30, Istiglaliyyat str., Baku city

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European Commission to hold an informative seminar on the COST program

An informative seminar on the activities of the European Commission’s COST program (European Cooperation in the Field of Scientific Research and Technology) will be held at the Central Scientific Library of ANAS, on February 6, at 10:00.

The seminar will provide detailed information about the possibilities of participating in the COST program, joining projects and preparing applications.

The event will run in English. Those wishing to attend the seminar must register here.

Address: Baku city, H. Javid Ave.29, 4th floor

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Mobile Clinic of the National Ophthalmology Center holds a medical action in ANAS

By joint organization of ANAS Free Trade Union and National Center of Ophthalmology named after academician Zarifa Aliyeva are conducting a free eye examination of the Academy’s staff today.

The humanitarian action in the main building of ANAS will run till 16:00. The main purpose is to promptly screen and treat patients, detect abnormalities of refraction (myopia, hypermetropia, astigmatism), prevent eye diseases and monitor them.

During the medical care by physician-ophthalmologist staff of the Mobile Clinic, providing via advanced devices, the eye care and vision of the ANAS staff are checked, necessary treatment is provided, patients are advised on time, and a number of consultations are carried out.

The action is going to be resumed in March.

Note that the Mobile Clinic of the National Center for Ophthalmology named after academician Zarifa Aliyeva is conducting regular medical campaigns in the regions and cities of Azerbaijan to prevent eye diseases, which is considered a part of President Ilham Aliyev’s healthcare projects.

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