Azerbaijan can be a link between different cultures, International Education Programs Director Roberto Bonino, who is attending the Second Baku International Humanitarian Forum, told Trend on Friday.
He said it is his first visit to Baku.
"I am looking forward to meet people, to create cooperation between our foundation and Azerbaijani universities. It is exciting opportunity to share experience," Bonino added.
According to Bonino, he represents an Italian foundation that has a mission to develop a common understanding of cultural and historical framework within Mediterranean and Caspian region.
Baku International Humanitarian Forum is an authoritative science and political global platform aimed at searching for answers to global challenges which were faced by humanity in the 21st Century through the holding of a wide range of dialogues, exchanges of opinions and discussion on the most important issues of humanitarian cooperation.
Co-founders of the forum are President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Famous state figures, Nobel laureates, 15 ex-presidents, heads of various countries' governments, ministers, well-known figures in the fields of education, science and culture, are attending the event.
The first Baku International Humanitarian Forum under the slogan 'XXI century: hopes and challenges' took place in October of 2011.