Azerbaijan is a unique example of peaceful coexistence of peoples and it explains why Baku was chosen as the venue for the Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), Nasharudin Mat Isa, chief executive officer of the Global Movement of Moderates Foundation (Malaysia), told Trend Apr. 26.
He expressed his hope that the Forum's participants will find solutions to the global challenges that the world faces today.
This Forum will help to build a better future, especially for young people, noted Nasharudin Mat Isa.
"Azerbaijan is a very diverse society, which lives in friendship and peace," said the Forum's participant.
"We, Malaysia, in particular, would like to learn a lot from Azerbaijan's experience," he added.
The 7th Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations will last until Apr.27.
The Youth Forum was held on the first day of the 7th UNAOC Global Forum on Apr.25.
Meetings with high-ranking officials, about 30 sessions are planned to be held during the forum.
The Baku Declaration is expected to be adopted during the forum.
Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on July 24, 2015 to create an organizing committee for holding the 7th UNAOC Global Forum in Baku.