http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter2014-09-21T19:14:38.970ZPress CenterAdobe CQTraining on sustainable pasture monitoring and management held in Ismayilli region firstname.lastname@example.orgIn the framework of the EC Clima East Pilot Project on “Ecosystem-based approaches to climate change,” trainings on pasture monitoring and inventory for 3000 hectares of pilot summer pastures in the Ismayilli region were held in 14-28 August, 2014. These activities were implemented in cooperation with Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) Project on “Sustainable Land and Forest Management in the Greater Caucasus Landscape and GIZ’s (German Technical Cooperation) SMB ( Sustainable Management of Biodiversity in South Caucasus) Project.” http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/09/15/training-on-sustainable-pasture-monitoring-and-management-held-in-ismayilli-region-2014-09-15T09:22:38.735Z2014-09-15T09:22:38.735ZAvropa İttifaqının «Qeyri hökumət təşkilatlarının potensialının inkişafı əsasında ekoloji idarəetmə sisteminin gücləndirilməsi» email@example.com://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/14/avropa-ttifaq-n-n-qeyri-h-kum-t-t-kilatlar-n-n-potensial-n-n-inki-af-sas-nda-ekoloji-idar-etm-sisteminin-g-cl-ndirilm-si-2014-08-14T11:08:28.044Z2014-08-14T11:08:28.044ZCall for Participants: The First Global Forum on Youth Policiesnoemail@noemail.orgruslan.ismayilzadahttp://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/08/call-for-participants-the-first-global-forum-on-youth-policies2014-08-08T12:42:31.053Z2014-08-08T12:42:31.053ZUNDP changing to become more effective and firstname.lastname@example.orgUNDP’s Executive Board approved in 2013 a new Strategic Plan to give the organisation a sharper focus in pursuing these goals. A key element is to improve UNDP’s organisational effectiveness in achieving and reporting results, through greater openness, agility and adaptability. Alongside improved management of financial and human resources, this will enable us to deliver higher quality programmes to address development challenges facing the world.http://www.az.undp.org/content/azerbaijan/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/01/undp-changing-to-become-more-effective-and-efficient2014-08-04T05:59:13.404Z2014-08-04T05:59:13.404ZWorkshop 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-georgia2014-01-06T18:34:11.249Z2014-01-06T18:34:11.249Z