Press releases
  • Joint project on Civil Service Training signedJul 1, 2016Today, 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 BakuJun 29, 2016On 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 GoalsJun 28, 2016United 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 GabalaMay 27, 2016On 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.

  • National Training for border management agencies held in NakhchivanMay 19, 2016Today, an opening ceremony of the national training for border management agencies was held in Nakchivan Autonomous Republic for the first time. Three days trainings on“Leadership and Management tasks of border management agencies”will be conducted to the employees of border management agencies, border guards, immigration and customs. It will be focused on the improvement of border management system and strengthening of the material and technical bases

  • Technical facilities were handed over to improve the service in the border area of AzerbaijanMay 16, 2016On May 14, 2016 the ceremony of the official handover of technical facilities was held at the Academy of State Border Services in the framework of the joint project on “Better coordination on the protection of the land border between Azerbaijan and Georgia”.

  • Model UN Conference held in NakhchivanMay 12, 2016On 12-15 May, 2016 Model United Nations Conference in Nakhchivan is being held at Nakhchivan State University for the first time. This event is UNDP’s first event ever organized in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. The work of UN General Assembly will be simulated at the Conference with the topic of "Development of international cooperation for the creation of new opportunities in education".

  • Project launched to increase civil society’s role in advancing gender equality and women’s rightsMay 9, 2016Today the Project Inception Ceremony was held to launch the project on “Enabling civil society to play a greater role in advancing gender equality and women’s rights”. The project aims to increase the role of the civil society in advancing women’s rights and promote rural women’s economic and social participation. Representatives of government agencies, diplomatic corps, civil society and media took part at the ceremony.

  • Trainings on joint patrol were held in Baku for representatives of Azerbaijani and Georgian border authoritiesMay 6, 2016The representatives of the Azerbaijani and Georgian border authorities and experts on integrated border management once again gathered in Baku in order to discuss the best practices in methods and techniques of Police Patrol.

  • Project on development of Border Crossing Point between Azerbaijan and Georgia launchedMay 5, 2016Today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Azerbaijan, together with the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan, has launched a project to support the development of a border crossing point between Azerbaijan and Georgia. The project will be focused on the Red Bridge crossing point and is financed by the European Union with a total budget of over 2 660 000 million euro.

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