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Tapping into collective intelligence to forge a sustainable digital future in Azerbaijan

We need to work together and tap into our collective intelligence to re-imagine how we innovate and capture value in the new systems that are emerging.  


Finding opportunities in a crisis — How UNDP’s Accelerator Lab in Baku has made the most of 2020

We launched our Lab in Azerbaijan exactly one year ago, together with our founding partners the Republic of Germany and the State of Qatar, and immediately started searching for smart solutions to…  


Preparing Azerbaijan’s youth for the jobs of the future

Today more than ever, the availability of a skilled and competent workforce is critical to achieve the goal of a sustainable diversified economy.  


Ending violence against women is everyone’s business: it’s time to stand up for women and girls!

It’s time for all of us to stand up for women and girls, everyday and everywhere!  


The world needs science and science needs women and girls — today, tomorrow and every day

Accelerating momentum for women and girls in STEM in Azerbaijan  


Going digital proves key to business survival through the pandemic and beyond in Azerbaijan

Some insights on the fast-changing digital economy from our UNDP Accelerator Labs team.  


Upcycling becomes growing green trend in Azerbaijan in the age of coronavirus

Upcycling is repurposing an old object into a new creation, and it is increasingly popular throughout the world.  


Aquahack: For a water-smart society of the future

This is Azerbaijan’s first-ever virtual water-themed hackathon aiming to crowdsource tech solutions to water challenges.  


Tapping into Azerbaijan’s tech talent to explore a smart future for water at a time of pandemic

As a first step in starting a national dialogue on digital water, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources and UNDP launched the country’s first ever water-themed hackathon.  


‘In every crisis lies an opportunity’ — Covid-19 is triggering a Digital Healthcare Revolution in Azerbaijan

The Government of Azerbaijan has undertaken remarkable efforts to tackle the immediate challenges of containing the spread of the virus, introducing timely and effective measures.  

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