A Field Trip to Gizil-Agaj Protected Area organized under the MENR and UNDP joint project
May 25, 2017
The Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources (MENR) of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Huseyngulu Baghirov and the UN Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Mr. Ghulam M. Isaczai paid a visit to the Gizil-Agac protected area today.
Hybrid energy efficient cars handed over to SOCAR under UNDP-GEF carbon mitigation project
Apr 19, 2017
Four hybrid energy efficient cars were formally transferred today to the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) by the UN Development Programme at a ceremony held at the SOCAR EcoPark in Baku’s Gala settlement.
UNDP Deputy Resident Representative, Mr. Alessandro Fracasseti's speech at the event dedicated to the International Women Day
Mar 7, 2017
I am very pleased to congratulate all of you on behalf of the United Nations Development Programme on the occasion of the upcoming 8th of March - International Women’s Day. International Women's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political.
EU and UNDP continue to facilitate trade between Azerbaijan and Georgia
Mar 1, 2017
Today, Mr. Aydin Aliyev, Chairperson of the State Custom Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Giorgi Tabuashvili, Head of the Revenue Service of Georgia, Ms. Malena Mard, EU Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Mr. Ghulam M. Isaczai, UNDP Resident Representative in Azerbaijan, and Mr. Niels Scott, UNDP Georgia Resident Representative came together in Tovuz, a rayon of Azerbaijan bordering with Georgia. Participants took part in the Steering Committee Meeting of the project assisting in the development of the border crossing point between the two countries.
UNDP RR, Ghulam M. Isaczai’s speech at the Steering Committee Meeting of the project on “Support to the Development of Red Bridge AZE-GEO Border Crossing Point
Mar 1, 2017
Our ongoing EU funded Project on “Support to the Development of Red Bridge Border Crossing Point between Azerbaijan and Georgia” is the gradual evolution of the successful partnership between UNDP, EU Delegation and Governments of Azerbaijan and Georgia. In Azerbaijan the project supports institutional development and capacity building of the Azerbaijan State Customs Committee with the aim of facilitating trade and ensure secure traffic flow between Azerbaijan and Georgia.
UNDP to support Azerbaijan to fulfill its obligation under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
Feb 17, 2017
The project is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) with a total budget of USD 852 000 and has been prepared in close cooperation between the Ministry and UNDP. The newly signed project will support the Government of Azerbaijan through the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources to continue reporting under the Convention.
Speech of Ghulam M. Isaczai at the signing ceremony of the project conservation and sustainable use of globally important agro-biodiversity
Feb 7, 2017
The project will support national efforts to maintain biodiversity of native crops. It will do so through a set of measures aiming at improving the protection of native crops, support agro-biodiversity conservation and increase production and use of native crops in commercial farms and small agricultural holdings. This intervention will also seek to enhance the state of knowledge of agro-biodiversity, build national capacities and cooperation between relevant institutions and farmers and improve access to markets for local farmers.
Ministry of Agriculture and UNDP launch a new project to conserve and improve agro-biodiversity in Azerbaijan
Feb 7, 2017
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 Global Environmental Facility (GEF) and UNDP. It will be implemented in the Shaki, Goranboy and Goychay rayons of Azerbaijan.
Ghulam M. Isaczai delivered a speech at Exhibition and Handover ceremony of technical equipment from donor organization dedicated to the 25th Anniversary of Azerbaijan Customs Service establishment
Jan 18, 2017
Thank you for joining us today on the occasion of the Exhibition of the Customs Control Equipment devoted to 25th anniversary of the establishment of the State Customs Committee. I would like to extend my sincere congratulations on your twenty-fifth anniversary and acknowledge the growth you have achieved in these years.
State Custom Committee’s representatives trained on phyto-sanitary measures at border crossing points
Dec 21, 2016
On 21-22 December, UNDP organized a national training on regulation of Phytosanitary and examination of plants and plant products at Border Crossing Points for the representatives of State Custom Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The training was held in Baku under the project of “Support to the Development of Red Bridge border crossing points between Azerbaijan and Georgia”. The joint project is implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and is funded by the European Union (EU).