Secretary General

Mr. Hasanov was born on 23 September 1978. 

He holds Bachelor’s Degree from Faculty of History of Baku State University and Master’s Degree from Faculty of International Relations of Baku State University. 

Mr. Hasanov served as a Member of the Board of Garadagh Municipality (city of Baku) during 1999-2002. He was founder and co-chair of the Azerbaijan-Turkey Youth Friendship Society during 1999-2003. 

From 2002 till January 2010 Mr. Hasanov worked as a Head of the Department at the State Committee on Affairs with Diaspora of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

He also served as the Chairman of Youth Organization of New Azerbaijan Party (ruling party in Azerbaijan) from 2005 till 2010.

Between 2008-2014 Mr. Hasanov lectured “Contemporary Azerbaijani Foreign Policy” at the Faculty of International Relations of Baku State University.

Mr. Ramil Hasanov was elected as the first Secretary General of TURKPA at the first Meeting of Plenary Session of the Assembly for a four year term held on 29 September 2009 in Baku.

From 15 January 2010 until 1 October 2013 Mr. Hasanov continued his activities as the Secretary General of TURKPA International Secretariat – Head of the diplomatic mission. 

Between November 2013 and January 2014 he attended Extensive Education Program in London on improvement of professional skills. 

In March 2014 Mr. Ramil Hasanov was awarded a certificate of completion for the Senior Executive Fellows Program, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Executive Education.  

Mr. Ramil Hasanov was appointed as the Secretary General of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (Turkic Council) by the decision of the Presidents of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey at the Fourth Summit of the Turkic Council held on 5 June 2014.  
 
Turkic Council Secretary General Ambassador Ramil Hasanov was awarded the Gold Medal of the Crans Montana Forum on 7 July 2017 in Barcelona,  by the Board of Management of the Forum for actions of the Turkic Council in promoting comprehensive cooperation among the Turkic Speaking States and making joint contribution to peace and stability in the region and in the world. 
 
Ramil Hasanov was awarded with the commemorative medal "25th Anniversary of the Diplomatic Service of the Republic of Kazakhstan" by Kairat Abdrakhmanov Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic Kazakhstan at the 7th Informal Meeting of the Council Foreign Ministers held on 21 September 2017 in New York.
 
He is fluent in English, Russian and Turkish.
 
Mr. Hasanov has a diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the first class. 

Married, has one daughter.