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  • 2015 Human Development Report: Building skills and investing in new sectors needed to create job opportunities Dec 14, 2015

    The 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 Violence Dec 10, 2015

    UNFPA, 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 Azerbaijan Dec 7, 2015

    U.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 Intention Dec 7, 2015

    I 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 Azerbaijan Dec 3, 2015

    It 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 Baku Dec 1, 2015

    The 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 NATIONS Oct 20, 2015

    On 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.

  • Baku hosts 1st Azerbaijan Conference on Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility Oct 15, 2015

    The 1st Azerbaijan Conference on Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) was convened by the support of the "Modernization of Sustainability and Efficiency of ICT infrastructure and ICT services in the Republic of Azerbaijan" project jointly organized by the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the United Nations Development Programme Country Office in Azerbaijan under the “Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility" theme.

  • Improvement of border gaurd services’ leadership and management skills discussed Sep 2, 2015

    To discuss and comprehensively learn major management models in border guard bodies/services a training on “Improvement of border gaurd services’ leadership and management skills” was held September 1-3, 2015, in the city of Gabala. The workshop was organized within the framework of Component 3 of the project entitled “Better coordination of protection of the land border between Georgia and Azerbaijan,” jointly implemented by the EU, UNDP and State Border Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

  • Azerbaijani delegation attended the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security Aug 26, 2015

    Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security was held in Amman, capital of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on 21-22 August 2015.

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