We are pleased to present you an electronic newsletter produced by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Azerbaijan. It includes information about the main activities of the UN Refugee Agency in Azerbaijan, as well as some statistics on refugees, asylum seekers, internally displaced persons and stateless people.
We are pleased to share with you the Annual Progress Report of the United Nations-Azerbaijan Partnership Framework (2016-2020) covering the third year of implementation. The report highlights the results of our joint efforts with the Government and other national actors, including, civil society organizations, academia, and the private sector.
UN in Azerbaijan presents June issue of newsletter covering activities of all UN resident agencies in Azerbaijan. This publication gives you a chance to read about our recent events and activities, as well as official visits and campaigns organised in June.
You can see our previous issues below:
The study, examining the difficulties and opportunities faced by women in the private sector, aims to carry out analyzes that will contribute to the efforts of government agencies, the private sector and civil society in promoting women’s empowerment in the economic field. Continue reading “Women in the private sector in Azerbaijan: opportunities and challenges”
A review report on Azerbaijan was released within the framework of Universal Periodic Review Mechanism of the UN Human Rights Council. The document reflects notes and recommendations of 105 delegations on activities carried out and measures taken by Azerbaijan for the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms, the promotion of dialogue and the sharing of experience, as well as responses to the reviews from Azerbaijan side. Continue reading “Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review of Azerbaijan”
The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) was conducted in Azerbaijan from April to July 2016 and aimed to understand men’s practices and attitudes to gender equality. Continue reading “Gender equality and gender relations in Azerbaijan: current trends and opportunities”
In 2017, World Health Organization published a Robson Classification Guide, an effective system for reducing caesarean rates. The booklet provides comprehensive information on women’s classification, conditions and barriers to implementation. Continue reading “Robson classification: Implementation Manual”
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 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 chains, domestic and export markets, priority crops and regions in the marketing of organic products. Continue reading “Organic agriculture in Azerbaijan: current status and potentials for future development”