Taking Collaborative Action on Climate Change
Mar 6, 2018
UNDP and SOCAR sign a Letter of Intent to further joint efforts on environmental protection and the SDGs
Clean technology innovation in response to climate change
Mar 2, 2018
In Azerbaijan, where much of the economy is heavily dependent on oil and gas revenues, the Government has demonstrated strong interest in reducing the country’s carbon emission footprint.
Azerbaijan’s business community at the heart of poverty eradication efforts
Feb 27, 2018
Achieving the SDGs can unlock USD 12 trillion a year in business value creating more than 380 million jobs across four key industries –food and agriculture, cities and urban mobility, energy and materials, health and well-being.
UN agencies support policy engagement on SDGs
Feb 14, 2018
A national stakeholder consultation workshop addresses the integration of the SDGs into national development plans.
First time in Azerbaijan: Journalism and Sustainable Development Goals
Feb 6, 2018
In Azerbaijan, UNDP launches a training course on Journalism and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which brings together nearly 70 media representatives, bloggers, vloggers and independent writers.
UNDP welcomes innovative business solutions for SDGs
Dec 21, 2017
UNDP and Government of Azerbaijan co-hosted the first of a kind National Innovation Contest in the country
UNDP and ILO to support Government in promoting employment and growth
Dec 15, 2017
UNDP and ILO signed a Letter of Intent with Government to strengthen employment opportunities and the national labour market in Azerbaijan
2017 World Environment Day marked in Azerbaijan
Jun 5, 2017
The 5th of June is globally observed as World Environment Day to raise awareness on environmental issues and action for the protection of nature. The theme for this year is “Connecting People to Nature”. In Azerbaijan, the United Nations System in the country in cooperation with the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources and ‘IDEA’ Public Union launched an initiative to mark this Day.
Experts assembled in Baku to discuss modern civil service issues
Jun 5, 2017
Today, international conference has been organized to discuss the current situation in civil service, to exchange of experience and best practices in civil service training in Baku. The conference was jointly organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the European Union (EU) and the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
UN Expert Team Analyses Sustainable Development in Azerbaijan
Jun 2, 2017
Azerbaijan has made good initial progress in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals, according to a team of United Nations experts visiting Baku this week. The mission team, composed of experts from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the International Labour Organization (ILO), and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), found that—despite the country’s current economic challenges—good progress has been made in reducing poverty and expanding public and social services. The team called attention to the need to reach out to particularly vulnerable population groups, as well as step up investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.