Center "Development Society and Civil Relations" with support European Endowment for Democracy carry out the project “For the Fair Society”
(The program of assistance of improvement of activity of official bodies. Protection and increases of the rights of the citizens on the appeal and complaint to the state structures).
Society and Civil Relations Development Public Union carries out the project “For Fair Society” (Support program for providing citizens’ rights to appeal state structures) with support of the European Endowment Democracy Foundation. The goals of the project are to establish transparency in the country, to assist the government to improve the work of the state structures, to provide citizens legal aid, to encourage the youth in this activity and to spread this initiation all over the country. The project is considered to be implemented definitely in some regions of Azerbaijan as a stage of long- term and large-scale work. A round table was held in Baku city within the project. Representatives from several state structures, ministries, NGOs, youth organizations, international organizations represented in the country and journalists attended the event. Mr Alimammad Nuriyev, the president to the “Constitution” Stidies Foundation opened the round table with his first speech and dwelled on the topicality of the theme and measures being carried out in this direction. Afterwards, Mr Ahmad N. Abbasbayli, the chairman to the “Society and Civil Relations Development” Public Union welcomed the participants of the event and expressed thanks to the all organization, especially ministries and other state structures who cooperate with “SCRD” Public Union. Mr Ahmad N. Abbasbayli dwelled on the project and told that the project being implemented will build the bases for eliminating current problems in this direction in the country, enlightening of citizens, improving the work of state structures, promoting cooperation between citizens and state structures.
Then Mr Elvin Aliyev, an officer from the Commission on the Issues of Civil Service Recruitment under the President of the Azerbaijan Republic was asked to deliver a speech. In his speech he mentioned the requirements of the Legislation, procedures of considering of citizens’ appeals at the state structures and the work being held in this field. The next speaker was Mr Hafiz Hasanov, the chairman to the “Jurisprudence and Development” Public Union who spoke about the problems existing in this field, criticized some state structures and mentioned the importance of eliminating of the problems. IN the next part of the round table the participants 0 Ms Rana Safaraliyeva, head to the “Transparency Azerbaijan” Organization, Mr ASaf Aliyev, an officer from the Commission on Issues of Civil Service Recruitment under the President of the Azerbaijan Republic, Ms Mirvari Gahramanli, “Protection Centre of Oilmen Rights”, Mr Vasif Movsumov “Foundation of Fight against Corruption”, Mr Mirali Huseynov “Studying Democracy” Public Union, Ms Venera Asgarova, representative from “BakuElectricityNet” Joint-Stock Company, Mr Ramin Huseynov, a representative from Anti-Corruption Office under the Prosecutor General of the Azerbaijan Republic, Mr Shovkat Bakirov, a representative from the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Azerbaijan Republic, Mr Faig Samadov, a respresentative fron the “Entrepreneurs Confederation”, Mr Firudin Aliyev, head of the sector from the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of People of the Azerbaijan Republic made their remarks in their speeches, they discussed the current state and possible problems in this field in the country and made exchange of views regarding some issues.
The information was given about the investigations made in this direction. At the end the asked questions were replied and recommendations were given as well.