Azerbaijan's investment potential presented in Italian Senate

The event focused on the current situation and prospects of expansion of strategic relations between Azerbaijan, the EU, and Italy, as well as presentation of the trade and investment potential of our country.

The conference "Bilateral relations between Italy, the EU, and Azerbaijan - energy security and foreign policy" was held at the Senate of the Italian Republic. The Centre for the Analysis of International Relations (ICLA), the Italian Institute of Asia (ISIA), and the public association "Baku Political Scientists Club" jointly organised the conference, where the Export and Investment Promotion Agency - AZPROMO was represented.

ISIA President Mario Morgoni, Luca Squeri, Secretary of the Commission for Industrial Activities of the Chamber of Deputies of the Italian Parliament, and Farid Shafiyev, Chairman of the Centre for the Analysis of International Relations, spoke at the opening ceremony of the conference about the rapid development of bilateral political and economic relations between Italy, the European Union (EU) and Azerbaijan, as well as the efforts made by the countries at various platforms to increase the dynamics of these relations, and the emerging and potential opportunities created by them.

The event was attended by representatives of Italian and Azerbaijani educational and analytical institutions, who spoke about the decisive role of our country in the development of the Middle Corridor initiative connecting Asia and Europe, the wide opportunities for cooperation opening up along this route, the strategic energy partnership between Azerbaijan, the EU, and Italy, as well as the opportunities created by COP29 - the next UN Climate Change Conference to be hosted by our country. During the event, the representative of AZPROMO made a presentation on the economic potential, investment, and export opportunities of our country.

It should be noted that members of the Italian Parliament, representatives of other state institutions, and private organisations attended the conference.