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  • Treaty on cooperation between officials of Azerbaijan’s State Border Service and Georgia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs to be prepared Dec 19, 2014

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the European Union (EU) and the State Border Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan plan to hold different training courses for employees of the relevant government bodies of two countries under the joint project “Better coordination of protection of the land border between Georgia and Azerbaijan”. The training courses will be drafted based on the objectives of the project’s major components.

  • Statement by Antonius Broek, UNDP Resident Representative in Azerbaijan Dec 2, 2014

    I am delighted to be with you at the launching ceremony of the “Civil Service Training Centre” project, funded by EU and implemented by UNDP and GIZ in close cooperation with the Civil Service Commission of Azerbaijan.

  • Message from UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on World AIDS Day Dec 1, 2014

    The current Ebola crisis reminds us that fighting communicable diseases requires behaviour change, engaging communities, partnerships with government and civil society, and reducing inequalities. Early diagnosis and treatment is vital too. These lessons have been learned in the fight against HIV. If the AIDS epidemic is to be ended as a public health threat by 2030, the sense of urgency and commitment to human rights which drove the early days of the response cannot be lost.

  • The project on "Better coordination of protection of the land border between Azerbaijan and Georgia” launched Dec 1, 2014

    In recent years, the Government of Azerbaijan has taken important steps to ensure the sustainable development of the country in all directions. Further improvement of the border management system was part of these developmental processes. In addition to benefiting from the internal resources in this area, in cooperation with the various international partners, the Government of Azerbaijan on a regular basis took advantage of the best international practices and has successfully implemented several large-scale projects.

  • Mr. Antonius Broek's remarks at the National Conference on preventing gender-based violence and early marriages Nov 25, 2014

    I would like to thank Ms Hijran Huseynova, the Chairperson of the State Committee for Family, Women and Children’s Affairs, for taking the lead in observing this campaign and setting yet another good tradition that aims to bring more attention to and intensify actions against the different forms of violence and discrimination faced by women in Azerbaijan.

  • Second unit of Sheki hydropower station launched Nov 17, 2014

    Today, the opening ceremony of the second unit for Sheki hydropower station has been held. The installation of the unit was performed in the framework of the joint project on “Promoting Development of Sustainable Energy in Azerbaijan” between the State Agency on Alternative and Renewable Energy (SAARES) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Azerbaijan. The project was funded by the European Union (EU) and the Government of Norway.

  • Antonius Broek: Closing Remarks at the Global Forum on Youth Policies Oct 30, 2014

    I am pleased to deliver these closing remarks on behalf of the United Nations Development Programme, after such a wonderful three-day event. I would like to warmly thank our host, the Government of Azerbaijan and the other co-conveners, the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, UNESCO and the Council of Europe and their teams for tireless efforts over the past year to organize such a successful Global Forum.

  • Magdy Martínez-Solimán: Opening Remarks at the First Global Forum on Youth Policies Oct 28, 2014

    It is my pleasure to be with all of you, today, in Baku, to represent the United Nations Development Programme, one of the co-conveners of this first Global Forum on Youth Policies. Let me first thank our generous host, His Excellency President Ilham Aliyev, his Minister of Youth and Sports, His Excellency Azad Rahimov, and the other co-conveners, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Youth, UNESCO, and the Council of Europe, for co-organizing this event which will provide a great opportunity for an ambitious engagement around the Baku Commitment on Youth.

  • UNDP global leader in transparency Oct 24, 2014

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the most transparent development organization, according to a leading global ranking released today. The 2014 Aid Transparency Index recognized UNDP for its “commendable performance” in publishing information beyond international standards this year, placing it first overall out of 68 major agencies evaluated worldwide

  • UNDP Administrator welcomed the willingness of Azerbaijan to share its experience and knowledge in the context of South-South Cooperation Oct 8, 2014

    Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Chairperson of the U.N. Development Group, completed her visit to Azerbaijan today. The purpose of the visit was to further deepen existing cooperation in areas of mutual interest between Azerbaijan and UNDP, and to explore new opportunities for partnership

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