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  • Public Hearings on Civil Service Code Draft Held Apr 12, 2016

    Public hearings on the Civil Service Code Draft with a focus on capacity development issues were held on April 12, 2016. The event was organized within the framework of the joint project “Support to the Civil Service Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan in implementation of the Institutional Reform Plan within the comprehensive Institutional Building Programme”, funded by the European Union and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Azerbaijan.

  • President Ilham Aliyev received Ghulam Isaczai, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Azerbaijan Apr 11, 2016

    President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received newly-appointed UN Resident Coordinator in the country Ghulam Isaczai. UN Resident Coordinator Ghulam Isaczai presented his letter of credentials to President Ilham Aliyev.

  • Ghulam M. Isaczai appointed as UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Azerbaijan Apr 6, 2016

    Baku, Azerbaijan - Today, the newly appointed United Nations Resident Coordinator and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Ghulam M. Isaczai presented his credentials to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

  • Training Participants in tourism sector awarded Apr 6, 2016

    On 6 April, training participants on tourism management and services were awarded with certificates recognizing their achievement. The trainings were part of the joint project between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Overall, nearly 60 students of Azerbaijan Tourism and Management University participated at the trainings, with 35 of them being recognized for their successful completion of the course.

  • UNDP launched its first project with SOCAR for low-carbon end-use sectors Mar 3, 2016

    Today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) launched the project on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) for low-carbon end-use sectors of the country.

  • Ms. Nato Alhazishvili speech at the conference “Our Power is in Our Unity” organized in Lenkeran Mar 2, 2016

    It is with great pleasure that I accepted the invitation to join for this conference in Lenkaran. In my five years working in Azerbaijan I have heard many exciting things about your region and the variety of cultures represented here.

  • First National Model UN Conference organized in Azerbaijan Feb 20, 2016

    The First National Model UN Conference (MilliMUN) will be held nationwide at the Fairmont Hotel on February 20-23, 2016. The work of five United Nations Committees will be simulated within the Conference. The following topics will be debated at the MUN Conference to be held with the parcipitation of 350 young people as diplomats, representing more than 20 universities, academies and schools:

  • 50 years old UNDP and Sustainable Development Goals Feb 16, 2016

    Across the globe, world leaders are getting ready to adopt the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are essentially an agreed vision to put people and planet on a sustainable path by 2030. This will form the bedrock of a new development agenda that can set the world on a course of action to end poverty, transform lives and protect the planet.

  • UNDP RR a.i. Ercan Murat's lecture on "UN system and cooperation with Azerbaijan in the context of SDGs" delivered to ASAN Volunteers Feb 13, 2016

    Due to the powers vested in its Charter and its unique international character, the United Nations can take action on the issues confronting humanity in the 21st century, such as peace and security, climate change, sustainable development, human rights, disarmament, terrorism, humanitarian and health emergencies, gender equality, governance, food production, and more.

  • Middle class in Eastern Europe and Central Asia tripled in size since 2001 Feb 10, 2016

    The middle class in the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia swelled from about 33 million people in 2001 to 90 million in 2013, a new study from the U.N. Development Programme (UNDP) shows

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