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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.  


Preparing Azerbaijan’s youth for the jobs of the future

Today more than ever, the availability of a skilled and competent workforce is critical to achieve the goal of a sustainable diversified economy.  


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!  


EU, UNDP and Icherisheher Administration support online learning for students in Azerbaijan during the coronavirus pandemic

Fifty online lessons have been developed by teachers of the Centre, including classes in woodwork, pottery, stained glass, batik and decorative handicrafts for children and youth of all abilities.  


Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population, UNDP and Coursera join forces to support 50000 Azerbaijani citizens who lost their jobs during COVID19 gain new skills and knowledge

The Workforce Recovery Initiative was launched by Coursera to help governments to respond to the unemployment crisis caused by the pandemic.  


EU Funded Project for Modernising Vocational Education kicks off in Azerbaijan

EU, UNDP and the Government of Azerbaijan team up to enhance training of young people for the jobs of the future  


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.  

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