Mr. Antonius Broek has been appointed as the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for the Republic of Azerbaijan in October 2012.
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.
Mr. Antonius Broek's remarks at the National Conference on preventing gender-based violence and early marriagesNov 25, 2014I would like to thank Ms Hijran Huseynova, the Chairperson of the State Committee for Family, Women and Children’s Affairs, for taking the lead in observing this campaign and setting yet another good tradition that aims to bring more attention to and intensify actions against the different forms of violence and discrimination faced by women in Azerbaijan.
Antonius Broek: Closing Remarks at the Global Forum on Youth PoliciesOct 30, 2014I am pleased to deliver these closing remarks on behalf of the United Nations Development Programme, after such a wonderful three-day event. I would like to warmly thank our host, the Government of Azerbaijan and the other co-conveners, the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, UNESCO and the Council of Europe and their teams for tireless efforts over the past year to organize such a successful Global Forum.