UNDP co-hosted the National Innovation Contest award ceremony to celebrate the best business ideas and projects proposed by nearly 200 applicants bidding to win in the first of a kind innovations competition in Azerbaijan that seek to accelerate achievement of sustainable development goals.
The 5th of June is globally observed as World Environment Day to raise awareness on environmental issues and action for the protection of nature.
Azerbaijan has made good initial progress in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals, according to a team of United Nations experts visiting Baku this week.
This joint visit was organized within the framework of the project, “Increasing representation of effectively managed marine ecosystems in the protected area system of Azerbaijan”.
Four hybrid energy efficient cars were formally transferred today to the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR)
This meeting gave an opportunity to review the achievements of the project in both countries as well as discuss future plans.

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5.4%

Unemployment rate

16%

Women in Azerbaijani Parliament

12%

Land area covered by forest

73.6

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