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  • 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.

  • Project launched to increase civil society’s role in advancing gender equality and women’s rights May 9, 2016

    Today the Project Inception Ceremony was held to launch the project on “Enabling civil society to play a greater role in advancing gender equality and women’s rights”. The project aims to increase the role of the civil society in advancing women’s rights and promote rural women’s economic and social participation. Representatives of government agencies, diplomatic corps, civil society and media took part at the ceremony.

  • Ghulam M. Isaczai's speech at opening ceremony of the new administrative building of Baku Head Customs Office of the State Customs Committee May 6, 2016

    Thank you for invitation to participate in the opening ceremony of the new administrative building of Baku Head Customs Office of the State Customs Committee. Today we see the grand opening of the building of the Baku Head Customs Office, providing new facilities and a much improved environment both for employees and clients. I am sure that this investment will be good value for money resulting in increased effectiveness of the Customs operations.

  • Trainings on joint patrol were held in Baku for representatives of Azerbaijani and Georgian border authorities May 6, 2016

    The representatives of the Azerbaijani and Georgian border authorities and experts on integrated border management once again gathered in Baku in order to discuss the best practices in methods and techniques of Police Patrol.

  • Project on development of Border Crossing Point between Azerbaijan and Georgia launched May 5, 2016

    Today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Azerbaijan, together with the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan, has launched a project to support the development of a border crossing point between Azerbaijan and Georgia. The project will be focused on the Red Bridge crossing point and is financed by the European Union with a total budget of over 2 660 000 million euro.

  • Ghulam M. Isaczai's speech at the launching ceremony of "Support to the Development of Red Bridge Border Crossing Point Between Azerbaijan and Georgia" project May 5, 2016

    Allow me to warmly welcome you to this launching ceremony of Support to the Development of Red Bridge Border Crossing Point Between Azerbaijan and Georgia project. In particular, a special welcome and thank you to our guests from Georgia who have made the efforts to be here for this launching ceremony.

  • New project to support youth employment in Azerbaijan signed Apr 28, 2016

    The Minister of Labour and Social Protection of Population, Salim Muslumov and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Ghulam M. Isaczai signed a project document on “Economic Empowerment for Entrepreneurship and Employment”, with a total budget of $189,000.

  • Training held for State Border Service representatives Apr 13, 2016

    From 11-13 April, trainings were held as part of the joint project “Better coordination on the border between Azerbaijan and Georgia” between the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), European Union, and State Border Service. During the trainings, experts from the State Border Service and UNDP representatives worked to determine which areas within the border service unit needed additional training.

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