Minister Schwarzenberg met Intigam Aliyev
04.03.2013 / 15:31
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Karel Schwarzenberg met Azerbaijani human rights lawyer Intigam Aliyev, this year's laureate of the Homo Homini human rights award, at the Czernin Palace.
This prestigious award, which is annually presented by the Czech NGO People in Need, will be awarded to Mr. Aliyev for his personal courage and exceptional commitment to defending persecuted individuals. The award will be handed over to Mr. Aliyev by Minister Schwarzenberg during the opening ceremony of the One World human rights documentary film festival in Prague on March 4, 2013. During the conversation Minister Schwarzenberg expressed his deep trust in the power of civil society and the readiness of the Czech Republic to support the activities of the civil society in Azerbaijan.