UN in Azerbaijan presents October issue of newsletter covering activities of all UN resident agencies in Azerbaijan. This publication gives you a chance to read about our latest events and activities, as well as official visits and campaigns organised in recent month. Continue reading “‘UN in Azerbaijan Highlights’ monthly newsletter – October issue”
Jalilabad, 5 November 2019 – The European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Education and the State Agency on Vocational Education opened a newly reconstructed vocational education workshop in Jalilabad, in continuing their support for the enhancement of vocational education and development capacity in the country. Continue reading “EU, UNDP introduce a modernised vocational education workshop in Jalilabad”
BAKU, 31 October – World Health Organization (WHO) Country Office in Azerbaijan held a two-day- workshop for some 20 journalists on primary health care and non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Continue reading “WHO organises a workshop for journalists on primary health care and non-communicable diseases”
Mr Azay Guliyev, Chair of the Council on State Support to NGOs under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan;
Mr Ali Hasanov, Assistant to the President of Azerbaijan for Public and Political Affairs; Continue reading “UN Resident Coordinator Ghulam M. Isaczai’s speech at the Presentation Ceremony of the “SƏLİS” – the System for Fast Coordination and Project Management”
On 24-26 October 2019, United Nations Under Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, Mrs. Rosemary DiCarlo visited the Republic of Azerbaijan. Continue reading “Under Secretary-General Rosemary DiCarlo visits Azerbaijan”
BAKU, 27 October 2019 – The president of the 74th session of the General Assembly H.E. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande concluded today, Sunday 27 October 2019, a visit to Azerbaijan where he attended the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit. Continue reading “President of the General Assembly concludes a visit to Azerbaijan”
BAKU, 24 October 2019 – The United Nations (UN) Office in Azerbaijan and ADA University have organised a special event commemorating the UN Day highlighting the human stories on how the organization transformed lives in Azerbaijan. Continue reading “UN Day celebration in Azerbaijan with human stories on #transforminglives”
Baku, 21 October 2019 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies continue to strategically invest in innovations as they showcase high-tech solutions and give voice to fresh ideas at the second Innovation Week, the largest innovation event of the year taking place in Baku. Started last Friday with the ground-breaking National Final of the Idea to Business (I2B) startup competition, this year’s chapter of the Innovation Week will continue until 24 October, featuring a series of leading-edge and trendsetting events.
Following the I2B Final on 18 October, the second day of the InnoWeek saw a number of immersive robotics technologies and futuristic displays at the RoboDay and continued today with the Baku e-Trade Forum (BEF-2019), one of the most exciting events, internationally, that draws upon the future of e-commerce.
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In light of recent reported cases of often fatal violence against women and girls in Azerbaijan, the United Nations in Azerbaijan urges immediate, concerted action to protect women and girls at risk of all forms of violence and to hold accountable those responsible for committing such violence. Continue reading “Statement by the United Nations in Azerbaijan on violence against women and girls”
Qusar, 17 October 2019 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UN Women and Switzerland launch an official opening ceremony of a new Women’s Resource Centre in Qusar, 180 km north of Baku, to support women empowerment through entrepreneurship, self-employment and community development. Continue reading “New Resource Centre in Qusar to unleash women’s entrepreneurial potential”