In focus

BAKU, 13 September – Dr. Hande Harmanci of Turkey took up her appointment as the new Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Azerbaijan. Dr. Harmanci is a public health manager with 28 years of experience at the national and global levels with a medical and public health teaching and research background, alongside being […]

We mark World Humanitarian Day every year on 19 August, to express solidarity with people affected      by humanitarian crises and pay tribute to the humanitarian workers who help them. This year’s commemoration marks the fifteenth anniversary since the attack on the United Nations in Baghdad, Iraq, in which 22 of our colleagues were […]

The UN Secretary-General welcomes the signing of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea by Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan. This historic document demonstrates the importance of regional cooperation, which is vital for maintaining international peace and security. The Secretary-General believes the Convention should prove invaluable in regulating a wide range of longstanding […]

GUSAR, Azerbaijan, 30 July 2018 – the United Nations’ Migration Agency – International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Main Department on Combating Trafficking in Human Beings at the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the State Migration Service of Azerbaijan Republic organised a conference in Gusar to mark World Day against Trafficking in Persons.

Publications

Available only in Azerbaijani, this booklet introduces the Global Agenda 2030 to the reader with the in-depth information on each Sustainable Development Goal. It also presents some simple actions everybody can take to stay on the road to a prosperous planet.

This factsheet provides brief information about the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Azerbaijan’s actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Available only in Azerbaijani, it also includes information about the mandate of the National Coordination Council on Sustainable Development, which was established by the decree of the President of Azerbaijan Republic on 6 October 2016.

This monthly fact sheet provides information about the ongoing activities of UNHCR’s Office in Azerbaijan, as well as sums up the outcomes and achievements of the campaigns launched for Internally Displaced Persons, Refugees and Asylum seekers and Stateless Persons. Joint projects with state agencies, international organizations and associations and the main strategic priorities of UNHCR in […]

This book includes the existing data on organic agriculture and those collected through the project activities in order to display the current state-of-art in Azerbaijan. It gives an insight into general features of agriculture in Azerbaijan, organic agriculture in the world and in Azerbaijan and the official institutional system, certification activities, legislative framework on organic agriculture, education and training, value […]

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