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Yarat Contemporary Art Space (www.yarat.az) is an excellent example of promotion of the principles of the 2005 Convention locally and internationally. It is non-profit organisation dedicated to nurturing an understanding of contemporary art in Azerbaijan and to creating a platform for Azerbaijani art, both nationally and internationally. Based in Baku, YARAT (meaning CREATE in Azerbaijani) was founded by Aida Mahmudova in 2011. YARAT realises its mission through an on-going program of exhibitions, education events and festivals. YARAT facilitates exchange between local and international artistic networks including foundations, galleries and museums. Since its inception in 2011, YARAT has produced dozens of events, both in Azerbaijan and abroad. These include participation in biennales; two public art festivals; education courses for artists, art students and children; lectures, screenings and film festivals for the general public; and exhibitions of both Azerbaijani and international artist In March 2018, YARAT organized a group exhibition "Think that not everything exists" focused on the works of women artists. The exhibition features works by artists Shahnaz Agayeva, Aysel Amirova, Gunay Aliyeva, Leyli Gafarova, Fakhriya Mammadova, Aydan Mirzayeva, Chinara Majidova, Parvana Persiani, Shalala Salamzade and Leyli Salayeva. The works were mainly inspired by the history and mythology of the region and were associated with prominent women of the past and present. According to the official website of the organization, "the exhibition aims to rediscover women's voices by eliminating the richness of women's attitudes to current issues and gender stereotypes."