Press releases
  • Improvement of border gaurd services’ leadership and management skills discussed Sep 2, 2015To discuss and comprehensively learn major management models in border guard bodies/services a training on “Improvement of border gaurd services’ leadership and management skills” was held September 1-3, 2015, in the city of Gabala. The workshop was organized within the framework of Component 3 of the project entitled “Better coordination of protection of the land border between Georgia and Azerbaijan,” jointly implemented by the EU, UNDP and State Border Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

  • Azerbaijani delegation attended the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and SecurityAug 26, 2015Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security was held in Amman, capital of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on 21-22 August 2015.

  • Model UN Summer School held in Dashkesan Aug 17, 2015On 10-14 August 2015 Youth Training and Leisure Center in Dashkesan hosted Model UN Summer School. The ultimate goal of this School that brought together up to 80 participants from different universities of Azerbaijan, was to foster the interest of youth to international relations and diplomacy, as well as share experience with young diplomats and make them more familiar with UN bodies.

  • Consensus Reached on New Sustainable Development Agenda to be adopted by World Leaders in SeptemberAug 7, 2015The 193 Member States of the United Nations reached agreement on the outcome document that will constitute the new sustainable development agenda that will be adopted this September by world leaders at the Sustainable Development Summit in New York.

  • Training session on “Integrated Water Management as a Tool for Adaptation to Climate Change” held Aug 5, 2015On August 5-6, a training session was held in Gabala, Azerbaijan, on the theme of "Integrated water management as a tool for adaptation to climate change." The training was organized within the framework of the "Integrating climate change risks into water and flood management by vulnerable mountainous communities in the Greater Caucasus Region", a joint project of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

  • International Conference on Capacity Development during Public Administration Reforms held in Azerbaijan Jul 10, 2015The International Conference on Capacity Development during Public Administration Reforms (PAR) were held in Baku, Azerbaijan on July 9-10, 2015. The conference was organized within the framework of the project “Support to the Civil Service Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan in implementation of the Institution Reform Plan within the comprehensive Institutional Building Programme”, funded by the European Union and implemented by UNDP Azerbaijan.

  • A seminar on joint operations in land border security held in BakuJul 9, 2015The EU, UNDP and State Border Service of Azerbaijan Republic continue their ongoing cooperation on the “Better coordination of protection of the land border between Georgia and Azerbaijan” project implemented since November 2014.

  • Russia and UNDP sign a funding agreement to benefit regional and global developmentJun 11, 2015UNDP Administrator Helen Clark and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov signed an agreement today that establishes the Russian Federation – UNDP Trust Fund for Development, with initial funding of US $25 million from Russia over the next four years.

  • GIS/GPS training for Forest and Pasture Specialists at Azerbaijan State Agricultural UniversityMay 18, 2015On 29 April – 06 May 2015, UNDP GEF funded “Sustainable Land and Forest Management in Greater Caucasus Landscape” project provided training on GIS/GPS technologies for forest and pasture specialist (PhD students, teachers)from the Azerbaijan State Agricultural University (ASAU) in Ganja city.

  • National Training on Integrated Border Management Strategy was heldApr 29, 2015In 27-29 April, a national training was organized at the Academy of State Border Service. in the frames of “Better coordination of protection of the land border between Georgia and Azerbaijan” project.