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Nigar Arpadarai

UN Climate Change High-Level Champion, COP29

Member of Parliament of the Republic of Azerbaijan; UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for COP29 Azerbaijan


Ms. Arpadarai is an independent Member of Parliament for Azerbaijan, representing one of the central constituencies of Baku city since 2020. She was elected to parliament after 15 years of professional experience in international organizations, sports and telecommunications.

She is a member of two parliamentary committees – the Foreign and Inter-Parliamentary Relations Committee and Family, Women and Children Committee. Nigar is also the Chairperson of the Working Group on Azerbaijan-Portugal Inter-Parliamentary Relations in the Parliament of Azerbaijan.


Prior to becoming a Member of Parliament, Ms. Arpadarai was the Director of the Marketing and Communications Department and the official spokesperson of the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix since its inception in 2016. She holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in law and international relations from Baku State University.

On January, 2024 Nigar Arpadarai has been appointed as UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for COP29 Azerbaijan

Nigar Arpadarai
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