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  • Russia and UNDP sign a funding agreement to benefit regional and global development Jun 11, 2015

    UNDP Administrator Helen Clark and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov signed an agreement today that establishes the Russian Federation – UNDP Trust Fund for Development, with initial funding of US $25 million from Russia over the next four years.

  • GIS/GPS training for Forest and Pasture Specialists at Azerbaijan State Agricultural University May 18, 2015

    On 29 April – 06 May 2015, UNDP GEF funded “Sustainable Land and Forest Management in Greater Caucasus Landscape” project provided training on GIS/GPS technologies for forest and pasture specialist (PhD students, teachers)from the Azerbaijan State Agricultural University (ASAU) in Ganja city.

  • National Training on Integrated Border Management Strategy was held Apr 29, 2015

    In 27-29 April, a national training was organized at the Academy of State Border Service. in the frames of “Better coordination of protection of the land border between Georgia and Azerbaijan” project.

  • Better procurement with a new set of e-tendering Jan 13, 2015

    In October 2011, UNDP launched its efforts to digitalize tender procedures. The ensuing years have seen the spread of this practice throughout UNDP operations all over the world. Through e-tendering, UNDP aims to better serve citizens and businesses in the digital economy, to achieve increased efficiency, cost savings and improved transparency in procurement services.

  • 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.

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