Dr. Cavid Veliyev

Head of Department of Center for Analysis of International Relations, Baku,

Dr. Cavid Veliyev is the head of a department at the Center for Analysis of International Relations, based in Baku. He received his Ph.D. in International Relations from Ankara University in 2013. Since 2009, he has worked in the Center for Strategic Studies (SAM) under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan where he served as the head of the Foreign Policy Analysis Department between 2015 and 2019. He also served as Editor-in-Chief of the Caucasus International Journal. From June 2017 to January 2019, he was the representative of the OSCE Network of Think Tanks and Academic Institutions.

He has co-edited the books South Caucasus: Energy, Geopolitics Rivalry and Territorial Integrity (Ankara, 2011), Turkey-Azerbaijan Relations (Ankara, 2020) and Azerbaijan Foreign Policy: 1991-2018 (Baku, 2018). He has been frequently published in the Caucasus International Journal, TRT World, Hurriyet Daily news, Jamestown foundation, the National Interest, Yeni Safak and Anadolu Agency.