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.
New project to support youth employment in Azerbaijan signedApr 28, 2016The Minister of Labour and Social Protection of Population, Salim Muslumov and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Ghulam M. Isaczai signed a project document on “Economic Empowerment for Entrepreneurship and Employment”, with a total budget of $189,000.
Training held for State Border Service representativesApr 13, 2016From 11-13 April, trainings were held as part of the joint project “Better coordination on the border between Azerbaijan and Georgia” between the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), European Union, and State Border Service. During the trainings, experts from the State Border Service and UNDP representatives worked to determine which areas within the border service unit needed additional training.
Public Hearings on Civil Service Code Draft HeldApr 12, 2016Public hearings on the Civil Service Code Draft with a focus on capacity development issues were held on April 12, 2016. The event was organized within the framework of the joint project “Support to the Civil Service Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan in implementation of the Institutional Reform Plan within the comprehensive Institutional Building Programme”, funded by the European Union and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Azerbaijan.
President Ilham Aliyev received Ghulam Isaczai, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in AzerbaijanApr 11, 2016President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received newly-appointed UN Resident Coordinator in the country Ghulam Isaczai. UN Resident Coordinator Ghulam Isaczai presented his letter of credentials to President Ilham Aliyev.
Training Participants in tourism sector awardedApr 6, 2016On 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.
Ghulam M. Isaczai appointed as UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in AzerbaijanApr 6, 2016Baku, 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.
UNDP launched its first project with SOCAR for low-carbon end-use sectorsMar 3, 2016Today, 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 AzerbaijanFeb 20, 2016The 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 2001Feb 10, 2016The 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