In March 2016, Mr. Isaczai has been appointed as UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for the Republic of Azerbaijan. He brings over 22 years of work experience in international development, humanitarian emergencies and post conflict recovery with the United Nations system and international NGOs in Asia and the Middle East.
Ghulam Isaczai's speech at the Nakhchivan Model UN ConferenceMay 11, 2016It is my great pleasure to be with you on this beautiful morning, to launch the Nakhchivan Model United Nations Conference – the first Model UN Conference outside of the capital Baku. I would like to thank the hosts, especially the Chairman of the Ali Majlis of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Mr.Vasif Talibov and our main partner, the Ministry of Youth and Sports, especially Mr. Azad Rahimov, for their dedication and willingness to create such platforms for young people for their empowerment and confidence building in decision-making both at the national and global levels.
Ghulam M. Isaczai's speech at opening ceremony of the new administrative building of Baku Head Customs Office of the State Customs CommitteeMay 6, 2016Thank you for invitation to participate in the opening ceremony of the new administrative building of Baku Head Customs Office of the State Customs Committee. Today we see the grand opening of the building of the Baku Head Customs Office, providing new facilities and a much improved environment both for employees and clients. I am sure that this investment will be good value for money resulting in increased effectiveness of the Customs operations.
Ghulam M. Isaczai's speech at the launching ceremony of "Support to the Development of Red Bridge Border Crossing Point Between Azerbaijan and Georgia" projectMay 5, 2016Allow me to warmly welcome you to this launching ceremony of Support to the Development of Red Bridge Border Crossing Point Between Azerbaijan and Georgia project. In particular, a special welcome and thank you to our guests from Georgia who have made the efforts to be here for this launching ceremony.
Ms. Nato Alhazishvili speech at the conference “Our Power is in Our Unity” organized in LenkeranMar 2, 2016It is with great pleasure that I accepted the invitation to join for this conference in Lenkaran. In my five years working in Azerbaijan I have heard many exciting things about your region and the variety of cultures represented here.
UNDP RR a.i. Ercan Murat's lecture on "UN system and cooperation with Azerbaijan in the context of SDGs" delivered to ASAN VolunteersFeb 13, 2016Due to the powers vested in its Charter and its unique international character, the United Nations can take action on the issues confronting humanity in the 21st century, such as peace and security, climate change, sustainable development, human rights, disarmament, terrorism, humanitarian and health emergencies, gender equality, governance, food production, and more.
Congratulatory speech by Mr. Ercan Murat, UNDP Resident Representative a.i. On the occasion of 10th Anniversary of State Committee for Family, Women and Children AffairsFeb 5, 2016It is with great pleasure, on behalf of the UNDP, I would like to congratulate you and your colleagues on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs. I would like to also commend the staff of the Committee for being awarded with Tereqqi medal by the Presidential decree.
Antonius Broek's speech at the signing ceremony UNDP/USAID Declaration of IntentionDec 7, 2015I am pleased to be here today with all of you for the signing of the “Declaration of intention to launch a new partnership” between UNDP and USAID. The Declaration will lay the ground for our joint cooperation with the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs and the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Azerbaijan for the start of the “Economic Empowerment for Entrepreneurship and Employment” project. Let me take this occasion to thank the Government and people of the USA for their kind financial and substantive support to the project.
Antonius Broek's Speech at the 3rd Regional Internet Governance Forum AzerbaijanDec 3, 2015It is my great pleasure to be here with you today and I welcome you to the 3rd Regional Internet Governance Forum Azerbaijan. I would like to express my deep gratitude to Ambassador Hafiz Pashayev for hosting this important event at the premises of ADA University.
Statement by Antonius Broek at the International Conference on “Capacity Development during Public Administration Reforms”Jul 9, 2015It is my great pleasure to join you at this important event, the international conference on Capacity Development during Public Administration Reforms. The conference is organized within the framework of the Institution Reform Plan 3 (IRP3) “Strengthening civil service training in Azerbaijan with a focus on EU affairs”of the Comprehensive Institutional Building (CIB) Program of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) of the European Union. Our meeting today is part of the Project on Support to the Civil Service Commission, which is funded by the European Union and implemented by UNDP in cooperation with CSC.
Statement by Antonius Broek, UNDP Resident Representative in AzerbaijanDec 2, 2014I am delighted to be with you at the launching ceremony of the “Civil Service Training Centre” project, funded by EU and implemented by UNDP and GIZ in close cooperation with the Civil Service Commission of Azerbaijan.
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Resident Coordinator Annual Report
The publication summarizes progress of the UN System in Azerbaijan towards achieving the outcomes of the UN Development Assistance Framework and charts out the work plan for 2014.