Press releases
  • Study Tours for Civil Service Commission’s representatives organizedFeb 3, 2016Three study tours were organized for the staff of the Civil Service Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan (CSC) in the framework of our joint project.

  • Capacity building for the staff of Civil Service Commission heldJan 15, 2016In the framework of joint project between European Union, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Civil Service Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan (CSC), series of trainings on capacity building were conducted for the staff of the Commission.

  • 2015 Human Development Report: Building skills and investing in new sectors needed to create job opportunitiesDec 14, 2015The region’s steady progress in human development is being challenged by changing demographics, large migration flows, and environmental degradation. New approaches are required to create work opportunities for present and future generations alike.

  • United Nations Agencies in Azerbaijan pool efforts to end Gender-Based ViolenceDec 10, 2015UNFPA, UNICEF, UNDP, and UNHCR teamed up with SCFWCA and other development partners to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November) and launch the “16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence” campaign, which concludes with the Human Rights Day observed on 10 December.

  • USAID and UNDP launch a new partnership to support women and youth in AzerbaijanDec 7, 2015U.S. Ambassador Robert Cekuta and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative Antonius Broek signed a declaration of intentions to launch the “Economic Empowerment for Entrepreneurship and Employment” project, with a total budget of $342,000.

  • 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.