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Masimi Aghayev, Consul General of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Los Angelse

Azerbaijan and Current Developments in the Caspian Region

Situated between Iran and Russia, Azerbaijan is one of five independent Turkic states. In recent years, the country’s natural oil and gas wealth, as well as its strategic location, have turned it into an important regional leader in the South Caucasus.  The country accounts for nearly eighty percent of the economy of the region and is key in multinational energy projects essential to Europe's energy security. The country is also often acknowledged for its active support of U.S. led counterterrorism efforts, and for offering a low-cost supply route for NATO logistics to Afghanistan.

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Sponsored by the Turkish Student Association and the Moynihan European Research Centers

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Exterior of Maxwell in black and white when there was no Eggers building

We’re Turning 100!

To mark our centennial in the fall of 2024, the Maxwell School will hold special events and engagement opportunities to celebrate the many ways—across disciplines and borders—our community ever strives to, as the Oath says, “transmit this city not only not less, but greater, better and more beautiful than it was transmitted to us.”

Throughout the year leading up to the centennial, engagement opportunities will be held for our diverse, highly accomplished community that now boasts more than 38,500 alumni across the globe.