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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.  


Solidarity in action: Women Resource Centres in Azerbaijan stand strong through the COVID-19 pandemic

Even at a time of global pandemic, Azerbaijan’s Women Resource Centres continue to provide a safe space for over 3,000 rural women to share ideas on improving their livelihoods through economic…  


#Tekkieheroes go live!

Over 600 applicants from over 40 countries across the world will be working together online in the next 48 hours to come up with ideas and solutions to help people cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.  


‘The Centre is closed for now, but our community lives on!’

Inclusive learning project goes online to help people with disabilities stay virtually close during COVID-19 pandemic.  


WANTED: #TEKKIEHEROES

Azerbaijan's Virtual Hackathon invites tech solutions from around the world to cope with Coronavirus pandemic.  


Tapping the potential of Azerbaijan’s youth to meet the growing demand for cybersecurity skills

This year’s Youth Internet Governance Forum is part of our commitment to providing opportunities for digitally-savvy young women and men in Azerbaijan to get a seat at the decision-making table and…  


Towards Smart Cities: Notes from Baku’s Underground

We all know the smartest ideas are often found on the ground in the ingenious ways people come up with to overcome the challenges they face. But it’s not so often an idea pops up from underground!  

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