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  • Study Tours for Civil Service Commission’s representatives organizedFeb 3, 2016Three study tours were organized for the staff of the Civil Service Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan (CSC) in the framework of our joint project.

  • Capacity building for the staff of Civil Service Commission heldJan 15, 2016In the framework of joint project between European Union, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Civil Service Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan (CSC), series of trainings on capacity building were conducted for the staff of the Commission.

  • Announcement for Azerbaijan`s First National Model UN Conference – MilliMUNDec 21, 2015Then APPLY for the country’s First National Model UN Conference - MilliMUN! The Ministry of Youth and Sport of the Republic of Azerbaijan and UNDP Azerbaijan are pleased to announce the CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS for the country’s FIRST NATIONAL MODEL UN CONFERENCE – MILLIMUN. MilliMUN is a four day Model UN Conference for more than 350 students and graduates accommodated in Azerbaijan and interested in diplomacy, conflict resolution and international relations.

  • 2015 Human Development Report: Building skills and investing in new sectors needed to create job opportunitiesDec 14, 2015The region’s steady progress in human development is being challenged by changing demographics, large migration flows, and environmental degradation. New approaches are required to create work opportunities for present and future generations alike.

  • United Nations Agencies in Azerbaijan pool efforts to end Gender-Based ViolenceDec 10, 2015UNFPA, UNICEF, UNDP, and UNHCR teamed up with SCFWCA and other development partners to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November) and launch the “16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence” campaign, which concludes with the Human Rights Day observed on 10 December.

  • USAID and UNDP launch a new partnership to support women and youth in AzerbaijanDec 7, 2015U.S. Ambassador Robert Cekuta and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative Antonius Broek signed a declaration of intentions to launch the “Economic Empowerment for Entrepreneurship and Employment” project, with a total budget of $342,000.

  • Antonius Broek's speech at the signing ceremony UNDP/USAID Declaration of IntentionDec 7, 2015I am pleased to be here today with all of you for the signing of the “Declaration of intention to launch a new partnership” between UNDP and USAID. The Declaration will lay the ground for our joint cooperation with the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs and the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Azerbaijan for the start of the “Economic Empowerment for Entrepreneurship and Employment” project. Let me take this occasion to thank the Government and people of the USA for their kind financial and substantive support to the project.

  • Antonius Broek's Speech at the 3rd Regional Internet Governance Forum AzerbaijanDec 3, 2015It is my great pleasure to be here with you today and I welcome you to the 3rd Regional Internet Governance Forum Azerbaijan. I would like to express my deep gratitude to Ambassador Hafiz Pashayev for hosting this important event at the premises of ADA University.

  • 3rd Regional Internet Governance Forum will be organized in BakuDec 1, 2015The 3rd Regional Internet Governance Forum (RIGFAZ-2015) on “Creating Regional Development Environment of ICT Innovations" will be held on December 3-4, 2015. RIGFAZ-2015 will be joinly organized by the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan, UNDP Azerbaijan and “ADA” University.

  • HEYDAR ALIYEV CENTER TURNS UN BLUE TO MARK 70th ANNIVERSARY OF UNITED NATIONSOct 20, 2015On 24 October, during the United Nations Day more than 150 iconic monuments, buildings, museums, bridges and other landmarks in more than 45 countries around the world will be lit up blue – the official color of the United Nations, as part of the “Turn the World into UN Blue” global campaign to commemorate UN Day and the 70th anniversary of the United Nations.

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The World the People of Azerbaijan Want

What kind of world do the people of Azerbaijan want beyond 2015, the target year for the MDGs?The national consultations in Azerbaijan helped make ​​the voices of people from all walks of life heard as an opportunity to influence the Post-2015 Development Agenda.

2012 UN Resident Coordinator Report

The publication summarizes progress of the UN System in Azerbaijan towards achieving the outcomes of the UN Development Assistance Framework and charts out the work plan for 2013.

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