Press releases
  • 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.

  • UN Secretary-General Announces Common Ground Initiative with Advertising’s ‘Big Six’ in support of the Sustainable Development Goals Jun 28, 2016

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the launch of a first-of-its-kind initiative developed among the six largest communications businesses globally in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “Today, the communications industry is taking a historic, first-of-its-kind step to beat poverty, injustice and inequality,” said the Secretary-General, speaking at the Lions Festival of Creativity, Cannes. “The six biggest communications businesses in the world have risen to what some may have said was an impossible test: they have agreed to put their differences aside in support of a joint unique and exciting initiative to advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the SDGs.”

  • Flood Management seminar and workshop to be held in Gabala May 27, 2016

    On 26 - 27 May, a seminar and workshop on “Flood Management, reduction of impacts of complications and damages to people” will be held at Qafqaz Sport Hotel in Gabala in the framework of our flood management project.

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