Diaspora

TEAS aims to create a network for the Azerbaijani expatriates in Europe. The Society organises cultural and networking events and encourages diaspora to be involved in raising awareness of Azerbaijan.

Although Azerbaijan has a population of 9.2 million, some estimates suggest that there are as many as 50 million Azerbaijanis across the globe. The Azerbaijani disapora is present in many countries, including: Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Iran, Iraq, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, the USA, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, Peru, Bangladesh, India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Jordan, Indonesia, Yemen, China, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Egypt, Algeria, Sudan, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Australia, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, the UK, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Hungary, France, Italy, Spain, Austria, Albania, Finland, Portugal, The Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

There are approximately 150 public, national and cultural societies and organisations working in more than 30 countries to promote Azerbaijan. World Azerbaijanis’ Solidarity Day is officially celebrated on 31 December. TEAS invites all expatriate Azerbaijanis to become part of the global community of Azerbaijanis.

TEAS encourages Azerbaijanis living abroad to actively participate in promoting Azerbaijan on the international stage by raising awareness of Azerbaijan in terms of its diverse and rich culture, economic potential and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

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For more information, please contact:

Diaspora: diaspora@teas.eu
Tel: 44 (0)207 808 1911