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  • EU and UNDP continue to facilitate trade between Azerbaijan and Georgia Mar 1, 2017

    Today, Mr. Aydin Aliyev, Chairperson of the State Custom Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Giorgi Tabuashvili, Head of the Revenue Service of Georgia, Ms. Malena Mard, EU Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Mr. Ghulam M. Isaczai, UNDP Resident Representative in Azerbaijan, and Mr. Niels Scott, UNDP Georgia Resident Representative came together in Tovuz, a rayon of Azerbaijan bordering with Georgia. Participants took part in the Steering Committee Meeting of the project assisting in the development of the border crossing point between the two countries.

  • UNDP to support Azerbaijan to fulfill its obligation under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Feb 17, 2017

    The project is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) with a total budget of USD 852 000 and has been prepared in close cooperation between the Ministry and UNDP. The newly signed project will support the Government of Azerbaijan through the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources to continue reporting under the Convention.

  • Ministry of Agriculture and UNDP launch a new project to conserve and improve agro-biodiversity in Azerbaijan Feb 7, 2017

    7 February, 2017 - The Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), signed today an agreement to implement a joint project in the field of agro-biodiversity. The project has been set for a five- year period and is co-funded by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) and UNDP. It will be implemented in the Shaki, Goranboy and Goychay rayons of Azerbaijan.

  • State Custom Committee’s representatives trained on phyto-sanitary measures at border crossing points Dec 21, 2016

    On 21-22 December, UNDP organized a national training on regulation of Phytosanitary and examination of plants and plant products at Border Crossing Points for the representatives of State Custom Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The training was held in Baku under the project of “Support to the Development of Red Bridge border crossing points between Azerbaijan and Georgia”. The joint project is implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and is funded by the European Union (EU).

  • Capacity building of civil servants will strengthen civil service system in Azerbaijan Dec 8, 2016

    Today, the opening ceremony of the training center for civil servants has been held at the Academy of Public Administration. The Training Center was established under the joint project funded by EU and implemented by UNDP in cooperation with the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

  • New Women Resource Center opened in Bilasuvar during ‘16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence’ Campaign Dec 7, 2016

    Today, a new women resource center has been opened in Bilasuvar as part of the of the joint project funded by the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and implemented by the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, UNDP and Women’s Association for Rational Development.

  • Community preparedness for water related stress would enable them to participate at risk mitigation processes Nov 30, 2016

    A workshop on flood forecasting and early warning system has kicked of today in Gabala city of Azerbaijan where UNDP and GEF are implementing a joint project in close collaboration with the Ministry of Emergency Situations. The workshop brought together local stakeholders, project beneficiaries, national and international experts, community leaders and project staff.

  • Improving sanitary and phytosanitary measures in custom is a priority as these aspects are increasingly important to both Azerbaijan and Georgia Nov 23, 2016

    On 21-23 November, representatives of Azerbaijan’s State Custom Committee and Georgian Revenue Service attended a bilateral training on sensitization of EU standards in risk management and risk analyses of Sanitary and Phytosanitary controls at Border Crossing Points. The training was held in Baku under the project of “Support to the Development of Red Bridge border crossing points between Azerbaijan and Georgia”. The joint project is implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and is funded by the European Union (EU).

  • 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence campaign launched in Azerbaijan Nov 21, 2016

    The conference marking the launch of “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence” campaign to advocate to end of violence against women and girls was held by the State Committee for Family, Women and Children’s Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations Development Program (UNDP), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), International Organization of Migration (IOM), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), US Department of State (INL) and European Union Delegation in Azerbaijan.

  • Joint project on modernization of ICT infrastructure and services in Azerbaijan is to be realized Nov 8, 2016

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan agreed on implementation of the next step of the project on “Modernization of Sustainability and Efficiency of ICT Infrastructure and Services in the Republic of Azerbaijan".