3rd Regional Internet Governance Forum will be organized in BakuDec 1, 2015The 3rd Regional Internet Governance Forum (RIGFAZ-2015) on “Creating Regional Development Environment of ICT Innovations" will be held on December 3-4, 2015. RIGFAZ-2015 will be joinly organized by the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan, UNDP Azerbaijan and “ADA” University.
HEYDAR ALIYEV CENTER TURNS UN BLUE TO MARK 70th ANNIVERSARY OF UNITED NATIONSOct 20, 2015On 24 October, during the United Nations Day more than 150 iconic monuments, buildings, museums, bridges and other landmarks in more than 45 countries around the world will be lit up blue – the official color of the United Nations, as part of the “Turn the World into UN Blue” global campaign to commemorate UN Day and the 70th anniversary of the United Nations.
Baku hosts 1st Azerbaijan Conference on Sustainable Development and Corporate Social ResponsibilityOct 15, 2015The 1st Azerbaijan Conference on Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) was convened by the support of the "Modernization of Sustainability and Efficiency of ICT infrastructure and ICT services in the Republic of Azerbaijan" project jointly organized by the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the United Nations Development Programme Country Office in Azerbaijan under the “Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility" theme.
Improvement of border gaurd services’ leadership and management skills discussedSep 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 DashkesanAug 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” heldAug 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 AzerbaijanJul 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.