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  • UNDP Assistant Administrator highlighted the importance of Azerbaijan’s contribution in the context of international development Oct 1, 2016

    “This is a timely event with some important themes. The round table on the human capital of migrants and refugees addresses an issue of great importance. The number of people displaced by conflict and violence around the world is now estimated at 65 million – the highest figure since the Second World War.” – a quote from the message of UN Secretary General to the participants of the fifth Baku International Humanitarian Forum that was delivered by UNDP Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia, Ms. Cihan Sultanoglu in Baku, Azerbaijan.

  • Joint project on Civil Service Training signed Jul 1, 2016

    Today, the signing ceremony of the joint project on “Support to the Civil Service Training in the Republic of Azerbaijan" was held at the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The project document is signed by the United Nations Development Programme’s Resident Representative, Mr. Ghulam M. Isaczai and the Rector of the Academy of Public Administration, Academician Urkhan Alakbarov.

  • Ghulam M. İsaczai's speech at Signing Ceremony of the Project “SUPPORT TO THE CIVIL SERVICE TRAINING IN THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN” Jul 1, 2016

    I am pleased to welcome you at the signing ceremony for the project on “Support to the Civil Service Training in the Republic of Azerbaijan”, funded by EU and implemented by UNDP in cooperation with the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

  • Azerbaijani and Georgian border agencies held migration flows management workshop in Baku Jun 29, 2016

    On 28-30 June, workshop international cooperation and practices in the management of mass and mixed migration flows was organized for the representatives of the Azerbaijani and Georgian border authorities.

  • UN Secretary-General Announces Common Ground Initiative with Advertising’s ‘Big Six’ in support of the Sustainable Development Goals Jun 28, 2016

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the launch of a first-of-its-kind initiative developed among the six largest communications businesses globally in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “Today, the communications industry is taking a historic, first-of-its-kind step to beat poverty, injustice and inequality,” said the Secretary-General, speaking at the Lions Festival of Creativity, Cannes. “The six biggest communications businesses in the world have risen to what some may have said was an impossible test: they have agreed to put their differences aside in support of a joint unique and exciting initiative to advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the SDGs.”

  • Flood Management seminar and workshop to be held in Gabala May 27, 2016

    On 26 - 27 May, a seminar and workshop on “Flood Management, reduction of impacts of complications and damages to people” will be held at Qafqaz Sport Hotel in Gabala in the framework of our flood management project.

  • National Training for border management agencies held in Nakhchivan May 19, 2016

    Today, an opening ceremony of the national training for border management agencies was held in Nakchivan Autonomous Republic for the first time. Three days trainings on“Leadership and Management tasks of border management agencies”will be conducted to the employees of border management agencies, border guards, immigration and customs. It will be focused on the improvement of border management system and strengthening of the material and technical bases

  • Technical facilities were handed over to improve the service in the border area of Azerbaijan May 16, 2016

    On May 14, 2016 the ceremony of the official handover of technical facilities was held at the Academy of State Border Services in the framework of the joint project on “Better coordination on the protection of the land border between Azerbaijan and Georgia”.

  • Model UN Conference held in Nakhchivan May 12, 2016

    On 12-15 May, 2016 Model United Nations Conference in Nakhchivan is being held at Nakhchivan State University for the first time. This event is UNDP’s first event ever organized in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. The work of UN General Assembly will be simulated at the Conference with the topic of "Development of international cooperation for the creation of new opportunities in education".

  • Ghulam Isaczai's speech at the Nakhchivan Model UN Conference May 11, 2016

    It is my great pleasure to be with you on this beautiful morning, to launch the Nakhchivan Model United Nations Conference – the first Model UN Conference outside of the capital Baku. I would like to thank the hosts, especially the Chairman of the Ali Majlis of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Mr.Vasif Talibov and our main partner, the Ministry of Youth and Sports, especially Mr. Azad Rahimov, for their dedication and willingness to create such platforms for young people for their empowerment and confidence building in decision-making both at the national and global levels.