UNDP to support Azerbaijan to fulfill its obligation under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan signed a Project on the Fourth National Communication and the Second Biennial Reporting under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The...

Ministry of Agriculture and UNDP launch a new project to conserve and improve agro-biodiversity in Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan, 7 February, 2017 -  The Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), signed today an agreement to implement a joint project in the field of agro-biodiversity. The project has been set for a five- year period and is co-funded by the...

In Azerbaijan, rural women start breaking the cycle of poverty

In Azerbaijan’s capital city Baku, it is not hard to find successful women who run their own businesses or hold high positions in companies and government institutions. So it is easy to forget that in rural areas of the country, many women are still deprived of the opportunity to actively participate in social and...

Capacity building of civil servants will strengthen civil service system in Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan - Today, the opening ceremony of the training center for civil servants has been held at the Academy of Public Administration. The Training Center was established under the joint project funded by EU and implemented by UNDP in cooperation with the Academy of Public Administration under the...

16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence campaign launched in Azerbaijan

BAKU, AZERBAIJAN – The conference marking the launch of “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence” campaign to advocate to end of violence against women and girls was held by the State Committee for Family, Women and Children’s Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, United Nations Population Fund...

New Women Resource Center opened in Bilasuvar during ‘16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence’ Campaign

Bilasuvar, Azerbaijan:  Today, a new women resource center has been opened in Bilasuvar  as part of the of the joint project funded by the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and implemented by the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs of the Republic of...

Community preparedness for water related stress would enable them to participate at risk mitigation processes

Gabala, Azerbaijan: A workshop on flood forecasting and early warning system has kicked of today in Gabala city of Azerbaijan where UNDP and GEF are implementing a joint project in close collaboration with the Ministry of Emergency Situations. The workshop brought together local stakeholders, project...

Improving sanitary and phytosanitary measures in custom is a priority as these aspects are increasingly important to both Azerbaijan and Georgia

Baku, Azerbaijan: On 21-23 November, representatives of Azerbaijan’s State Custom Committee and Georgian Revenue Service attended a bilateral training on sensitization of EU standards in risk management and risk analyses of Sanitary and Phytosanitary controls at Border Crossing Points.  The training was held in...

Joint project on modernization of ICT infrastructure and services in Azerbaijan is to be realized

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan agreed on implementation of the next step of the project on “Modernization of Sustainability and Efficiency of ICT Infrastructure and Services in the Republic of...

Women entrepreneurship and youth employment will support Azerbaijan in achieving inclusive growth, development partners say

Masalli, Azerbaijan – The Government of Azerbaijan, the US Agency for International Development and the UN Development Programme in Azerbaijan officially opened a Women Resource Center and  a SYSLAB Employment Center in Masalli region of Azerbaijan on Thursday. These centers were established in the framework of...

UNDP commends the adoption of the National Bio-diversity Strategy and Action Plan for Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan - United Nations Development Programme welcomed the National Bio-diversity Strategy and Action Plan for 2017-2020 adopted by the President of Azerbaijan. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Mr. Ghulam M. Isaczai highlighted the importance of the National Strategy...

United by a passion for a stronger world

Over the last two years, UNDP in Azerbaijan has collaborated to establish a Model United Nations and boost the MUN movement in the country. The Model UN movement unites youth from different educational backgrounds and social status. Their shared interest in global affairs unites them, creating a strong network...