İnauguratıon of the “Tree of Peace” took place, May 17, within the framework of the Third World Forum for Intercultural Dialogue in Baku.
Azerbaijan’s First Lady, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Mehriban Aliyeva attended the inauguration.
UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova and a number of other guests coming to Baku to attend the Third World Forum for Intercultural Dialogue joined the event.
Guests of the Forum were photographed in front of the “Tree of Peace”.
Made of bronze, the monument “Tree of Peace” has been erected on the territory of the New Boulevard, near the State Flag Square. The “Tree of Peace” is UNESCO’s emblem, the symbol of tolerance and peace. Erected in public places, this monument invites people to think about peace. The “Peace of Tree” is recognized as a symbol of mutual understanding between nations, and advocates for solution of conflicts and dissemination of peace around the world.
Then Irina Bokova and UNESCO World Artist for Peace Hedva Ser took the floor.
At the end, a dinner-party was arranged on behalf of Mehriban Aliyeva in honour of the attendees of the ceremony.