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Working together to create job opportunities for people with disabilities in Azerbaijan

The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Population, UNDP, UNFPA, representatives of state and private companies discuss next steps towards a more inclusive economy.  


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…  


Ending violence against women is everyone’s business: it’s time to stand up for women and girls!

It’s time for all of us to stand up for women and girls, everyday and everywhere!  



USAID, State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs and UNDP launch new project to help address gender-based violence in Azerbaijan

This four-year 1.8 USD million project funded by USAID will also support women’s economic empowerment.  



Hat-trick for Azerbaijan’s first woman football manager as she becomes one of Gakh’s first woman municipal councillors

Dilara Aliyeva won her first sports competition in running when she was 12 years old. But her real passion has always been football, and her ultimate dream was to become a football manager.  


From breadline to bakery: now Rahila makes the best tandoor in town

Rahila Mirzamammadova can hardly believe the changes she has recently made in her life.  

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