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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.  


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’.  


Innovators in Baku discuss the changing nature of work

Around 40 experts from Azerbaijan’s private sector and startup ecosystem took part in discussions on the future of work, labour market demands, the importance of further modernising education…  


Tapping into collective intelligence to forge a sustainable digital future in Azerbaijan

We need to work together and tap into our collective intelligence to re-imagine how we innovate and capture value in the new systems that are emerging.  


Women and Girls in STEM: New Mentorship Programme launched in Azerbaijan

The main goal of the programme is to help equip young female professionals and students working or studying in the field of STEM with tools and advice they need to address challenges they face.  


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.  


The world needs science and science needs women and girls — today, tomorrow and every day

Accelerating momentum for women and girls in STEM in Azerbaijan  


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.  


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.  

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