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As climate crisis heats up, UNDP launches “Mission 1.5” campaign to engage citizens globally in decision-making

Today, celebrities and youth activists met with UN officials, governments and civil society to launch Mission 1.5, a campaign that aims to bridge the gap between people and governments on ambitious…  


Azerbaijan’s new self-employment programme is changing the lives of 500 people with disabilities

Ramin Binnatov has taught himself how to repair all kinds of IT equipment and his skills are in high demand amongst his friends. But for all his self-taught knowledge, he has found it almost…  


Ministry of Health and UNDP Continue to Procure Medicines for the Treatment of People Living with Hepatitis C, HIV and Tuberculosis in Azerbaijan

The Ministry of Health and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are continuing to work closely together to further strengthen Azerbaijan's healthcare procurement system.  


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!  


Putting the healing power of art to work - a studio for the community

Elnara Isgandarova grew up surrounded by creative people. Her father was a poet and journalist and her mother was a carpet weaver. But when Elnara finished secondary school her father insisted on her…  


Putting gender equality at the heart of the business sector in Azerbaijan

This publication aims to increase the private sector’s understanding of the gender dimension and strengthen its capacity to implement women’s empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community.…  


Mainstreaming Gender in Green Climate Fund Projects

A practical manual to support the integration of gender equality in climate change interventions and climate finance.  


Beekeeping business brings financial independence for a village teacher

Parvana Abdullayeva decided early on that education was key to attaining a better life for herself and her family.  


GCF in Brief - Simplified Approval Process

The Green Climate Fund is moving quickly to build a large and transformative project portfolio, with many projects already being implemented with the objective to adapt and/or mitigate to climate…  


Private Sector Facility

GCF offers a range of flexible financial instruments, enabling it to respond to specific investment contexts and market barriers. It is also able to build readiness to access Fund resources and to…  

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