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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.  


AQUAHACK: Water Saving Hackathon Launched by Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources and UNDP

Registration for Aquahack will be held in the period of 10–25 June and participation is free of charge.  



Tapping into the upcycling trend: a new platform launched by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, EU and UNDP to mark World Environment Day 2020 in Azerbaijan

Users of the platform – called Ozun Yarat, meaning ‘do-it-yourself’, or DIY – can find and share creative ideas for repurposing and reusing items.  


New app brings all the latest research findings direct to healthcare professionals during COVID-19

The app will help doctors and other medical personnel update their professional knowledge and skills, keeping them informed of all the latest advances in medicine.  


WhatsApp bot launched by Government and UNDP to keep Azerbaijan's citizens up to date on the latest COVID-19 info

The TABIB bot can cover up to 1 million users at the same time and answers any user request within less than a single second.  


UNDP and Azerbaijan’s Health Authorities Procure Medical Equipment to Help Protect Frontline Health Workers

Medical equipment, including 50,000 protective goggles and 1,000 non-contact infrared thermometers, was just delivered to Baku through UNDP’s international supply chains.  


‘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.  


EU, UNDP, the State Agency on Vocational Education and Junior Achievement Azerbaijan support VET students with online career guidance

The training programme covered several topics from career planning to designing personal development plans to job search techniques and interview preparations.  

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