Press releases
  • 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.

  • 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.