The Coordination Council on “Geography” implements its activity on the basis of order of the President of the Azerbaijan Republic I. Aliyev given on May 04, 2009.

The main tasks of the Coordination Council are to coordinate the scientific-research work of the geographical science, organize its development and functioning.

The composition of the Coordination Council consists of 18 prominent scientists, representing different directions of the geographical science in various scientific institutions and higher schools of the republic.

Every year the Council carried out 3-5 sessions in which are discussed programs and themes of scientific-research works, considered the themes and plan-programs of dissertations of the persons every year joining the degree study and dissertation study. In revealing the reiteration of dissertation themes they are moved aside.

The chairman of the Coordination Council on “Geography” – Alizade Elbrus Kerim oghlu, Doctor of Geography, chief scientific worker, head of the department of “Landscape and Landscape planning”.

The Scientific Secretary of the Coordination Council on “Geography” – Gashgay Rena-Beyim Mirtaghy gyzy, Doctor of Geography, chief scientific worker, head of the department of “Hydrology of Land and Water Resources”.