Community preparedness for water related stress would enable them to participate at risk mitigation processes
Nov 30, 2016
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 beneficiaries, national and international experts, community leaders and project staff.
Improving sanitary and phytosanitary measures in custom is a priority as these aspects are increasingly important to both Azerbaijan and Georgia
Nov 23, 2016
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 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).
16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence campaign launched in Azerbaijan
Nov 21, 2016
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 (UNFPA), United Nations Development Program (UNDP), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), International Organization of Migration (IOM), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), US Department of State (INL) and European Union Delegation in Azerbaijan.
Ghulam M. Isaczai's speech at the Launching Ceremony the 16 days of activism against GBV campaign
Nov 21, 2016
In the next 16 days, the campaign will take place in Baku and all the regions of the country through awareness raising sessions on GBV, distribution of the information materials at ASAN service centers, youth flash-mobs, joint awareness activities with AFFA football federation and the Baku city underground station
Joint project on modernization of ICT infrastructure and services in Azerbaijan is to be realized
Nov 8, 2016
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 Azerbaijan".
Ghulam M. Isaczai's opening statement at the Seventh International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development
Oct 18, 2016
I am delighted and honored to address you today on behalf of the United Nations System in Azerbaijan at this high-level event tackling one of the most urgent challenges facing humanity at this time. I would like to thank the Government of Azerbaijan for hosting this event in beautiful Baku and being a co-organizer of the event together with the UN System, WB, and other partners present here.
Statement by the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Azerbaijan in support of the establishment of the National Coordination Council on Sustainable Development
Oct 10, 2016
The Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Azerbaijan welcomes the Presidential Decree on establishment of the National Coordination Council on Sustainable Development.
Women entrepreneurship and youth employment will support Azerbaijan in achieving inclusive growth, development partners say
Oct 6, 2016
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 Thursda. These centers were established in the framework of the joint project on “Economic Empowerment for Enterpreneurship and Employment” which is implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Population and the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs. Both centers are located in the Massali Haydar Aliyev Center and are supported by the Executive Authority of Masalli.
Ghulam Isaczai's speech for the Inauguration Ceremony of Women Resource Center and the Center for Innovation and Employment Center in Masally
Oct 6, 2016
I am honoured to be here in Masalli today together with our esteemed partners from the Government of Azerbaijan, the US Embassy and USAID, and the UNDP team attending the inauguration of Women Resource Centre and Syslab Employment Centre.
UNDP commends the adoption of the National Bio-diversity Strategy and Action Plan for Azerbaijan
Oct 5, 2016
United Nations Development Programme welcomed the National Bio-diversity Strategy and Action Plan for 2017-2020 adopted by the President for Azerbaijan.