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".
Statement by the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Azerbaijan in support of the establishment of the National Coordination Council on Sustainable Development
Oct 10, 2016
The Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Azerbaijan welcomes the Presidential Decree on establishment of the National Coordination Council on Sustainable Development.
Women entrepreneurship and youth employment will support Azerbaijan in achieving inclusive growth, development partners say
Oct 6, 2016
The Government of Azerbaijan, the US Agency for International Development and the UN Development Programme in Azerbaijan officially opened a Women Resource Center and a SYSLAB Employment Center in Masalli region of Azerbaijan on Thursda. These centers were established in the framework of the joint project on “Economic Empowerment for Enterpreneurship and Employment” which is implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Population and the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs. Both centers are located in the Massali Haydar Aliyev Center and are supported by the Executive Authority of Masalli.
UNDP commends the adoption of the National Bio-diversity Strategy and Action Plan for Azerbaijan
Oct 5, 2016
United Nations Development Programme welcomed the National Bio-diversity Strategy and Action Plan for 2017-2020 adopted by the President for Azerbaijan.
UNDP Assistant Administrator highlighted the importance of Azerbaijan’s contribution in the context of international development
Oct 1, 2016
“This is a timely event with some important themes. The round table on the human capital of migrants and refugees addresses an issue of great importance. The number of people displaced by conflict and violence around the world is now estimated at 65 million – the highest figure since the Second World War.” – a quote from the message of UN Secretary General to the participants of the fifth Baku International Humanitarian Forum that was delivered by UNDP Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia, Ms. Cihan Sultanoglu in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Joint project on Civil Service Training signed
Jul 1, 2016
Today, the signing ceremony of the joint project on “Support to the Civil Service Training in the Republic of Azerbaijan" was held at the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The project document is signed by the United Nations Development Programme’s Resident Representative, Mr. Ghulam M. Isaczai and the Rector of the Academy of Public Administration, Academician Urkhan Alakbarov.
Azerbaijani and Georgian border agencies held migration flows management workshop in Baku
Jun 29, 2016
On 28-30 June, workshop international cooperation and practices in the management of mass and mixed migration flows was organized for the representatives of the Azerbaijani and Georgian border authorities.