The Permanent Representation of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Council of Europe is the direct contact point between the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the most influential regional organization, which includes 47 European countries with 820 million citizens, promoting human rights, democracy and supremacy of law.
Although the history of relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Council of Europe has been appealed to the Council of Europe by the Parliament of the Republic of Azerbaijan in 1992, the country has joined this organization as a full-fledged member in 2001 and the Permanent Representation human rights, democracy and the rule of law in line with European standards.
During the past period, Azerbaijan's legislation has improved considerably and great progress has been achieved in ensuring rights and freedoms, and the support of the Council of Europe has been invaluable. The Republic of Azerbaijan is currently a participant of more than 60 international agreements adopted within the framework of the CE.
The Republic of Azerbaijan, following the spirit of cooperation with other international partners, has cooperated with the Council of Europe on the principle of reciprocity, has not only been exploited, but also has made its contribution to the Council of Europe through its natural advantages. Contribution to multiculturalism and intercultural dialogue is not accidental, which has enriched the terminology of the Council of Europe with the term "Baku process". Azerbaijan also chaired the Council of Europe's CE Committee of Ministers for six months in 2014, prioritizing its priority areas, including fighting corruption, enhancing cultural diversity, ensuring social cohesion and youth access to their rights has contributed to the strengthening of cooperation in the field of education.