Azerbaijan's Rich Legacy


  • Professor Paul Stevens
    Senior Research Fellow, Energy, Environment and Development Programme, Chatham House
    Political and contractual cycles
  • Peter Mandelson
    European Union Commissioner for Trade
    Building equal partnership
  • Visit Round-Up
    Photo report


  • HM Queen Elizabeth II
  • Rt Hon Lord Hurd of Westwell CH CBE
    Chairman, FIRST Advisory Council
  • HE Nicolas Sarkozy
    President of the Republic of France
    Fashioning a French renaissance
  • Sir Stuart Bell MP
    Second Church Estates Commissioner and Member of Parliament for Middlesbrough
    Future directions
  • Sir Peter Westmacott KCMG LVO
    Ambassador of the United Kingdom to France
    Partners in ‘Global Europe’
  • Charles Williams
    Banker, Politician and Author
    The Entente: cordiale or glaciale?
  • Pamela Goodman
    Travel Editor, FIRST
    Irresistible Paris
  • Sir Brian Crowe
    Deputy Chairman of Chatham House
    Agreement and support
  • Richard Brighouse
    Business Correspondent, FIRST
    France SA adapts its recipe
  • Dominic Grieve MP
    Member of Parliament for Beaconsfield and Shadow Attorney General
    A Politician’s reflections


  • Profile of Heydar Aliyev
    National Leader of Azerbaijan
    National leader of Azerbaijan
  • Profile of Ilham Aliyev
    President of Azerbaijan
    The reform process continues
  • Mehriban Aliyeva
    Founder, the Heydar Aliyev Foundation
    Health, education and culture
  • Mahmoud Karimov
    Academician and President, the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan
    A vital contribution to science
  • Lord Fraser of Carmyllie
    Chairman, the Anglo-Azerbaijan Society
    Tolerance, skill and style
  • Elmar Mammadyarov
    Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan
    Azerbaijan’s international role
  • Samir Rauf Oglu Sharifov
    Minister of Finance of the Republic of Azerbaijan
    Economic pragmatism
  • Natik Aliyev
    Minister of Industry and Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan
    Developing an industrial base
  • Jahangir Hajiyev
    Chairman of the Board, International Bank of Azerbaijan (IBA)
    International Bank of Azerbaijan
  • HE Fakhraddin Gurbanov
    Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Court of St James’s
    Close relations and friendship
  • Socar special report
  • Dr Elman S Rustamov
    Chairman of the Board, National Bank of the Republic of Azerbaijan
    Banking sector takes shape
  • Dr Aboulfaz Garayev
    Minister of Tourism and Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan
    Developing tourism’s potential
  • Dr Rauf Vafadar Oglu Rzayev
    Chairman of the Board, Kapital Bank, Azerbaijan
    A dynamic force in banking
  • Chingiz Asadullayev
    Head of the Supervisory Board, AGBank
    Meeting customers’ needs
  • Etibar Aliyev
    Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Texnikabank
    Leadership in the banking sector
  • Shahmar Arif Oglu Movsumov
    Executive Director of the State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan
    Transparent, open and accountable
  • Rafael Hajiyev
    Chairman, ADA Group Management Board
    A new retailing concept


  • HE John Kufuor
    President of Ghana
  • Dr Supachai Panitchpakdi
    Secretary General, UNCTAD
    The importance of UNCTAD
  • Joe Baidoe-Ansah
    Ghana Minister of Trade, Industry & Private Sector Development
    A unique opportunity
  • Pascal Lamy
    Director-General, World Trade Organisation
    Aid for trade
  • Love Mtesa
    Zambian Ambassador to the United Nations
    Making a positive impact
  • Peter Sutherland
    Chairman, Goldman Sachs International and Chairman, BP plc
    Free trade and the global economy