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Spearheading the use of blockchain technology to tackle plastic pollution in Azerbaijan

UNDP’s Accelerator Lab and the country’s young SDG Ambassadors took their first steps in harnessing the power of blockchain technology to tackle the vast issue of plastic pollution.  



EU, Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, and UNDP announce the winners of Azerbaijan’s World Environment Day drawing competition

Some 200 children aged 7-12 applied for the competition, contributing to help raise awareness about the importance of environmental protection.  




Building Back Greener in Times of COVID19

A triple-win in Azerbaijan as new technology provides clean gas to rural populations and reduces harmful emissions and deforestation.  


Opening Speech by UNDP Deputy Resident Representative Charu Bist at the International Online Conference on Sustainable development and youth: new opportunities and challenges

International Online Conference on Sustainable development and youth: new opportunities and challenges.  


Aquahack winners announced

Azerbaijan’s first ever water-themed hackathon attracts over 300 applicants.  


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.  

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