RAUF PASHAYEV (Azerbaijan)
Member of the Jury
Rauf Pashayev was born in 1978 in St. Petersburg, Russia. After graduating from high school in St. Petersburg, he entered Baku Social Management and Politology Institute. Then he earned the Master degree from The Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and, the Doctor of Philosophy degree at the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Institute of Philosophy (2008).
He has worked in various positions in 2003-2006 in the The Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources. In 2006-2012 he had been the chief of international relations and cultural programs sector of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Since 2012, he is the deputy director of the Tourism Department.