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Baku, 17 August 2021 – The European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the State Agency on Vocational Education (SAVE) launched a campaign to promote vocational education among youth in Azerbaijan.

Vocational education graduates who became successful professionals are featured on posters displayed in bus stations and different locations throughout Baku.

The campaign, which will be active until October, will also provide continuous information about how young women and men enroll in vocational education and start a successful career.

Admissions in VET centers are open at portal.edu.az until 20 August 2021.

This initiative is organised as part of the “VET for the Future: Development of VET Providers’ Excellence in Azerbaijan” project, funded by the EU and implemented by UNDP in partnership with SAVE. The project aims to support the modernisation of VET institutions in Azerbaijan to deliver competence-based training in order to increase the attractiveness and labour market relevance of VET.

 

Media contact:

For media inquiries, please contact Leyla Gurbanova, Communications and Visibility Specialist for UNDP in Azerbaijan at leyla.gurbanova@undp.org.

Gulnara Bayramova, Press and Information Officer at the Delegation of the European Union to Azerbaijan at gulnara.bayramova@eeas.europa.eu.

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