Safety is one of the significant advantages of Baku and events held in the city. Baku has one of the lowest crime rates in the world. The world's largest statistical database on cities and countries www.numbeo.com placed Azerbaijan in the top 20 safest countries among 125 countries of the world and one of the safest countries in the post-Soviet area.
No major security incidents were experienced during any of the large-scale international events ever held in the city.
The Organizing Committee supported by the Government and with participation of all relevant ministries and other entities will develop a comprehensive security action plan that covers accommodation, transportation, logistics, participants' safety and all other important aspects.
Location of all venues make it possible to take extra safety measures for ensuring smooth and uninterrupted work of the World Petroleum Congress as well as safety of all participants.
Azerbaijani authorities have extensive experience in providing high-level security for large-scale events hosted in the country and attended by the Heads of States and other high-level guests.