• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Amb. Khazar Ibrahim

Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States of America

He was appointed as an Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States of America on July 26, 2021, and his credentials were formally accepted on September 15, 2021. Previously, he served as an Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Republic of Turkey during 2017-2021. He also served as Head of the Mission of the Republic of Azerbaijan to NATO with the rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary between 2011-2017. From 2009 to 2011 he was Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States of America. In 2007-2009, he was the spokesman of the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry and deputy spokesman before. In 2005-2006, he worked at the Political-Military Division of the Foreign Ministry, being directly involved in drafting National Security Concept of Azerbaijan and implementation of the Individual Partnership Action Plan with NATO. From September 2002 to September 2005, he served at the Azerbaijani Embassy to the United States. His portfolio included political-military, political, and public diplomacy issues. In 1998-2002, he held several positions at the International Organizations and Security Affairs Departments in the Foreign Ministry, responsible for the bilateral political-military relations, NATO affairs, arms control, disarmament and multilateral security issues. He received master’s degree in international relations (with distinction) from Baku State University and master’s degree in security studies (with distinction) from Georgetown University. He attended senior course at the NATO Defense College in Rome in 2000-2001. He taught “Foreign Policy of Azerbaijan” class and “Post-Soviet Azerbaijan politics” seminar at Khazar University in Baku. He is married and has one son and three daughters.

Sessions With Amb. Khazar Ibrahim

Tuesday, 7 March

  • 07:15am - 08:20am (CST) / 07/mar/2023 01:15 pm - 07/mar/2023 02:20 pm

    Changing Perspectives on Energy Supply Sources and Transport Routes

    Upstream Oil & Gas
    Traditional views on energy supply sources and supply routes and logistics have been totally upended by the fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, especially for Europe. Identifying alternative supply sources and establishing new transportation routes and logistics chains to replace energy supply arrangements that have been in place for decades poses a number of challenges. How are companies and countries responding to these new challenges and creating some new opportunities?