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National Innovation Challenge Azerbaijan 2018 – Applications are open for startups: Apply now!

Do you have an innovative business idea or a startup? Apply now to “National Innovation Contest” Azerbaijan and get a chance to represent Azerbaijan in the #NextGenGov “Istanbul Innovation Days 2018”…  


EU, UNDP support the Governments of Azerbaijan and Georgia in securing border control and boosting free trade

After three years of successful operations at the Red Bridge Border Crossing Point, the Governments of Azerbaijan and Georgia joined by the EU and UNDP have come together to mark the conclusion of the…  


Youth for Development: a motivational experience helps Azerbaijani students draw solutions to global development challenges

With only several days to go until the third anniversary of the historic new Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, the first Youth Summer School on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is…  


UN supported beach cleanup campaign dedicated to "Caspian Day" in Baku

In marking 12 August, the "Caspian Day" in Azerbaijan, a number of the United Nations agencies have gathered to organise a beach clean-up day in the Buzovna beach area today. Partnering with…  


UNDP and ANAMA celebrate 20 years of success in mine action

Today, as ANAMA marks 20 years of successful operations in the country, over 520 million square metres of Azerbaijani land is completely mine-free, while nearly 800,000 mines and other explosive…  


Towards Sustainable Development: Promoting Rural Women’s Leadership and Economic Empowerment

In Azerbaijan, where rural women represent 77 percent of the total women population of the country, engrained cultural stereotypes oftentimes reiterate the image of women solely as homemakers, a…  


GEF, UNDP to enhance agricultural biodiversity in Azerbaijan

A new project on ‘Conservation and sustainable use of globally important agrobiodiversity’ to boost economic competitiveness in the non-oil sector through Azerbaijan’s vast agricultural biodiversity…  



Empowering women is powerful: In Azerbaijan, advanced women drive rural and urban development

EU, UNDP and partners enhance local capacities of women and organisations in urban and rural parts of the country and advance the economic liberalisation and gender equality agenda.  


Taking Collaborative Action on Climate Change

UNDP and SOCAR sign a Letter of Intent to further joint efforts on environmental protection and the SDGs  

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