Ghulam M. Isaczai appointed as UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Azerbaijan
Apr 6, 2016
Baku, Azerbaijan - Today, the newly appointed United Nations Resident Coordinator and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Ghulam M. Isaczai presented his credentials to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Training Participants in tourism sector awarded
Apr 6, 2016
On 6 April, training participants on tourism management and services were awarded with certificates recognizing their achievement. The trainings were part of the joint project between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Overall, nearly 60 students of Azerbaijan Tourism and Management University participated at the trainings, with 35 of them being recognized for their successful completion of the course.
UNDP launched its first project with SOCAR for low-carbon end-use sectors
Mar 3, 2016
Today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) launched the project on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) for low-carbon end-use sectors of the country.
First National Model UN Conference organized in Azerbaijan
Feb 20, 2016
The First National Model UN Conference (MilliMUN) will be held nationwide at the Fairmont Hotel on February 20-23, 2016. The work of five United Nations Committees will be simulated within the Conference. The following topics will be debated at the MUN Conference to be held with the parcipitation of 350 young people as diplomats, representing more than 20 universities, academies and schools:
Middle class in Eastern Europe and Central Asia tripled in size since 2001
Feb 10, 2016
The middle class in the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia swelled from about 33 million people in 2001 to 90 million in 2013, a new study from the U.N. Development Programme (UNDP) shows
Study Tours for Civil Service Commission’s representatives organized
Feb 3, 2016
Three study tours were organized for the staff of the Civil Service Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan (CSC) in the framework of our joint project.
Capacity building for the staff of Civil Service Commission held
Jan 15, 2016
In the framework of joint project between European Union, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Civil Service Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan (CSC), series of trainings on capacity building were conducted for the staff of the Commission.
2015 Human Development Report: Building skills and investing in new sectors needed to create job opportunities
Dec 14, 2015
The region’s steady progress in human development is being challenged by changing demographics, large migration flows, and environmental degradation. New approaches are required to create work opportunities for present and future generations alike.
United Nations Agencies in Azerbaijan pool efforts to end Gender-Based Violence
Dec 10, 2015
UNFPA, UNICEF, UNDP, and UNHCR teamed up with SCFWCA and other development partners to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November) and launch the “16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence” campaign, which concludes with the Human Rights Day observed on 10 December.
USAID and UNDP launch a new partnership to support women and youth in Azerbaijan
Dec 7, 2015
U.S. Ambassador Robert Cekuta and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative Antonius Broek signed a declaration of intentions to launch the “Economic Empowerment for Entrepreneurship and Employment” project, with a total budget of $342,000.