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"Financing Sustainable Development: Sustainable and Green Recovery from COVID-19" event took place

The event discussed issues of financing sustainable development, new challenges for the implementation of development priorities in Azerbaijan in the post-pandemic period, opportunities for promoting…  


Openness to innovation has proven key to Azerbaijan’s response to the pandemic, paving the way for the digital transformation of healthcare

Working closely with UNDP’s Accelerator Lab, the Ministry of Health has explored and implemented solutions to the crisis that look set to become part of the ‘new normal’.  



When work experience means saving lives: Over 50k masks a day produced by Vocational Education grads to suppress Covid-19 in Azerbaijan

Beginning with 15,000 masks per day, production at the facility has quickly expanded to the capacity to produce 400,000 masks per week.  


Boost for digital health as Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Health and UNDP team up with Equinor in tackling COVID-19

The Norwegian energy company Equinor has contributed 25,000 USD to upgrade the digital health e-learning platform for healthcare workers.  


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…  


‘EVDEQAL’ COVID-19 Website Exported To Maldives

The website enables users to search for local resources, and access information for vital services such as links to online stores, e-education, e-health, e-entertainment, e-food and e-delivery.  


A rural family in north-west Azerbaijan turn their fortunes around with a new cheese on the block

With the specialised equipment they purchased with the grant from the EU-UNDP-ABAD project, the Miralamovs are now making high-quality Dutch Edam cheese.  


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.  


Azerbaijan’s new app brings doctors to people’s smartphones

The Video Doctor app will increase access to medical services, especially for citizens living in remote villages and settlements.  

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