http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter2014-07-30T02:22:00.536ZPress CenterAdobe CQWorkshop to strengthen flood forecasting and early warning email@example.comA two-day workshop on flood forecasting and early warning systems kicked off in Gabala yesterday. Held as part of the project “Integrating Climate Change Risks into Water & Flood Management by Vulnerable Mountainous Communities in the Greater Caucasus Region,” the workshop brings together local stakeholders including project staff, beneficiaries, national and international experts, and delegates from the vulnerable mountainous communities in question. They plan to share their expertise on flood forecasting and early warning systems in the field.http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/17/workshop-to-strengthen-flood-forecasting-and-early-warning-systems2014-07-17T07:20:30.908Z2014-07-17T07:20:30.908ZSpeech at the Closing Ceremony of the "Second Round of Post-2015 National Consultations in Azerbaijan. Dialogue with Civil Society: Young People" Model United Nations Workshopnoemail@noemail.orgruslan.ismayilzadahttp://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2014/07/15/speech-at-the-closing-ceremony-of-the-second-round-of-post-2015-national-consultations-in-azerbaijan-dialogue-with-civil-society-young-people-model-united-nations-workshop2014-07-15T13:36:02.946Z2014-07-15T13:36:02.946ZUNDP RR's Opening remarks at the Presentation of joint UNDP-IOM Research Reportnoemail@noemail.orgruslan.ismayilzadaWe believe the findings of the research can be of interest to the central and local authorities of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Parliamentarians, representatives of communities of the Azerbaijani Diaspora, International Organizations and all stakeholders aiming or standing ready to improve the development opportunities, rights and social protection of migrants’ spouses and families staying behind in this country.http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2014/06/27/undp-rr-s-opening-remarks-at-the-presentation-of-joint-undp-iom-research-report2014-06-27T09:09:04.942Z2014-06-27T09:09:04.942ZJoint research report on Migrants Spouses and Family members firstname.lastname@example.orgIOM together with UNDP presented a joint research report on Migrants’ spouses and family members, staying behind in Azerbaijan at UN House. The report is the results of the project “Building Knowledge and Improving Support for Migrants’ Spouses and Family Members Staying Behind in Azerbaijan”, which was carried out by the IOM under UNDP’s programme on “Support Gender Research in Azerbaijan”. IOM was able to undertake this very important research thanks to the financial support of UNDP in Azerbaijan. http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/06/27/joint-research-report-on-migrants-spouses-and-family-members-presented-2014-06-27T08:03:59.321Z2014-06-27T08:03:59.321ZMr. Antonius Broek’s speech in the second round of Post-2015 National Consultation in Ganja. Dialogue with Civil Society: Young People.email@example.comI am very pleased that today, we have gathered in the second largest city of Azerbaijan to discuss the future of the world and the region and your country, and your suggestions about how to formulate and implement our development strategy beyond 2015. We decided to visit Ganja, because Ganja is a historical city with a rich and unique culture where most of the population is youth. Ganja is also a vibrant place driven by the spirit of youth with a strong passion for life. Now I know why Ganja is selected to be the 2016 European Youth Capital!http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2014/06/23/mr-antonius-broek-s-speech-in-the-second-round-of-post-2015-national-consultation-in-ganja-dialogue-with-civil-society-young-people-2014-06-24T05:03:31.578Z2014-06-24T05:03:31.578ZUNDP Azerbaijan launches the second round of Post-2015 National Consultationsnoemail@noemail.orgruslan.ismayilzadaUNDP, in partnership with UNFPA, the Ministry of Youth and Sport and NAYORA (National Assembly of Youth Organization of Republic of Azerbaijan) launches the Second Round of Post-2015 National Consultations.http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/06/19/undp-launches-the-second-round-of-post-2015-national-consultations2014-06-19T09:58:41.760Z2014-06-19T09:58:41.760ZThe 7th ECO International Conference on Disaster Risk Managementnoemail@noemail.orgruslan.ismayilzadaAllow me on behalf of the United Nations Country Team in Azerbaijan to welcome you all to this two-day International Conference on Disaster Risk Management.
I wish, in particular, to extend my appreciation to Minister Kamaleddin Heydarov for hosting this important event, which is a testimony to the importance the Government of Azerbaijan attaches to regional development through strengthening partnership in reducing disaster risk.http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2014/06/06/the-7th-eco-international-conference-on-disaster-risk-management2014-06-06T07:32:22.915Z2014-06-06T07:32:22.915ZA seminar on Water and Flood Management was held firstname.lastname@example.orgOn 21 May 2014, at “Qafqaz Baku City” (Shamdan Conference Room) Hotel a seminar was held in the framework of a joint project on “Integrating Climate Change Risks into Water and Flood Management by Vulnerable Mountainous Communities in the Greater Caucausus Region”, between the United Nations development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan.http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/05/21/a-seminar-on-water-and-flood-management-was-held-2014-06-06T07:38:33.698Z2014-06-06T07:38:33.698ZUNDP RR's speech at Policy Dialogue on “Labour Market and Social Protection Reform: Role of International Partners”email@example.comOver the last decade Azerbaijan has achieved impressive growth rates and significant fall in poverty rates. This success is largely attributed to the effective social assistance programmes, rise in social transfers and creation of new jobs. While the country has overcome the difficulties of the post-soviet independence period, new challenges emerge and a new set of policies are required to sustain the economic growth and continuously improve livelihoods.http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2014/05/19/undp-rr-s-speech-at-policy-dialogue-on-labour-market-and-social-protection-reform-role-of-international-partners-2014-06-06T07:35:22.126Z2014-06-06T07:35:22.126ZConnie Britton appointed as UNDP’s newest Goodwill Ambassador firstname.lastname@example.orgThe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today appointed American actress Connie Britton as its newest Goodwill Ambassador, with a special focus on poverty eradication and women’s empowerment.http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/04/03/connie-britton-appointed-as-undp-s-newest-goodwill-ambassador-2014-04-03T07:31:58.640Z2014-04-03T07:31:58.640ZAzerbaijan will host 2014 Global Forum on Youth Policies email@example.comOn 26 March, 2014 The United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi and the Minister of Youth and Sport of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Azad Rahimov, announced that the Global Forum on Youth Policies, an international gathering of over 700 Government-level Ministers, experts and youth organizations, is to be held in Baku from 28 to 30 October, 2014.
http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/04/01/azerbaijan-will-host-2014-global-forum-on-youth-policies-2014-04-02T07:16:36.229Z2014-04-02T07:16:36.229Z2014 International Women’s Day Statement for Helen Clarknoemail@noemail.orgruslan.ismayilzadaThis year’s International Women’s Day theme – Equality for Women is Progress for All – states a simple truth. No country will reach its full potential if its female citizens do not enjoy full equality. As the 2015 end date of the Millennium Development Goals nears, and as discussion on the next global development agenda intensifies, there is strong momentum for achieving development with equity, including by eradicating gender inequality and empowering women and girls.http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2014/03/07/2014-international-women-s-day-statement-for-helen-clark2014-06-06T07:36:16.114Z2014-06-06T07:36:16.114ZPost-2015: the global conversation continues with new firstname.lastname@example.orgThe United Nations Development Group (UNDG) which unites 32 UN funds and programmes, including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), announced its plan to launch Dialogues on Implementation of the Post-2015 development agenda in initially 50 countries.http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/03/06/post-2015-the-global-conversation-continues-with-new-dialogues2014-03-06T08:36:44.021Z2014-03-06T08:36:44.021ZSpeech of UNDP Resident Representative, Mr. Broek at III Tax Forum in Bakunoemail@noemail.orgruslan.ismayilzadaFirst of all, let me express on behalf of the United Nations my sincere congratulations on the occasion of the professional day of tax system employees of the Azerbaijan Republic and our appreciation goes to the organizers of this forum, which allows us to discuss a very important subject - the tax system in Azerbaijan.http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2014/02/07/speech-of-undp-resident-representative-mr-broek-at-iii-tax-forum-in-baku2014-02-10T08:35:14.625Z2014-02-10T08:35:14.625ZUNDP held first MUN Security Council Conference in Azerbaijannoemail@noemail.orgruslan.ismayilzadaAzerbaijan’s first International Model UN Security Council Conference held on 21-25 October was organized within the joint project "Youth Participation in Decision Making and Policy Implementation" between the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Azerbaijan and UNDP Azerbaijan. This was a time when the Republic of Azerbaijan chaired the United Nations Security Council as a result of election a non-permanent member of the Council. A four-day conference brought together 45 university students and graduates of 15 states currently serving as members of the UN Security Council including Azerbaijan. http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/01/08/undp-held-first-mun-security-council-conference-in-azerbaijan2014-01-08T08:55:54.991Z2014-01-08T08:55:54.991ZRegional Cooperation for Peace and Stability - a study tour and dialogue visit in Georgianoemail@noemail.orgruslan.ismayilzadahttp://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/01/06/regional-cooperation-for-peace-and-stability-a-study-tour-and-dialogue-visit-in-georgia2014-01-06T18:34:11.249Z2014-01-06T18:34:11.249ZViolence against women is not acceptable and can be email@example.comEvery year, at least two million women and girls are trafficked into prostitution, forced slavery, and servitude. Up to 60 percent of women experience some form of physical or sexual abuse during their lifetime.http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/11/25/violence-against-women-is-not-acceptable-and-can-be-prevented2013-11-27T13:30:23.745Z2013-11-27T13:30:23.745ZUNDP RR's speech at Opening ceremony of the Educational Training Center for firstname.lastname@example.orgDear Minister Garayev, dear students, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen,
I am delighted to be with you at the opening of the Educational Training Centre of the Baku Tourism Vocation School. This event is exceptional to me because I participate here in double capacity: as a representative of the donor organization that, along with the Government, has contributed, to the upgrade of the School, and, being a foreigner, as one of the future beneficiaries of the project and a client of the school graduates.
http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2013/11/25/undp-rr-s-speech-at-opening-ceremony-of-the-educational-training-center-for-training2013-11-27T13:24:25.380Z2013-11-27T13:24:25.380ZUN RC's speech on 16 Days of Activism email@example.comIt is a great pleasure to be here with you today to mark the International Day Against Violence Against Women and launch 16 days of activism against gender-based violence. These 16 days will demonstrate the solidarity with women around the world to stop violence against women and to create the tools and concrete actions to implement promises made to eliminate violence against women.http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2013/11/25/un-rc-s-speech-on-16-days-of-activism-2013-11-27T13:22:34.879Z2013-11-27T13:22:34.879ZUN Resident Coordinator, Mr. Antonius Broek's speech in a round table on UN Day firstname.lastname@example.org- Welcome participants of the roundtable, which brings together key actors in the field of human rights on this special day. Today’s 24 October we celebrate UN Day already since 1948, and interestingly it is the day that Azerbaijan was elected to the UN Security Council, to bring attention to the work, role and achievements of the United Nations, which have been really good in many areas of for instance achieving the MDGs, gender equality, halting HIV, advancing health and education and importantly in the field of democracy and human rights.http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2013/10/24/un-resident-coordinator-mr-antonius-broek-s-speech-in-a-round-table-on-un-day-2013-10-24T11:25:47.511Z2013-10-24T11:25:47.511Z