Press release - 870(2008)


Secretary General receives ISESCO award

Baku, 02.12.2008 – Council of Europe Secretary General Terry Davis has received the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation Gold Medal during the ministerial conference which started today in Baku, Azerbaijan.

The award was presented by Dr. Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri, Director General of ISESCO, in recognition of the Secretary General’s contribution to intercultural dialogue.

ISESCO was created in 1981 by the Third Islamic Summit Conference to promote cooperation between Islamic states in the fields of education, science, culture and communication.


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