Available only in Azerbaijani, this manual called ”Compilation of General Comments adopted by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)”. This compilation includes the General Comments #1, 2, 3 and 4.
The manual was published as part of the project financially supported by EU and implemented by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. on “Enhancing the capacity of national actors in promoting and protecting human rights”.
The sheep sector has immense importance in Azerbaijan, as cattle and sheep rearing are the most preferred and productive livestock activities in the country. The sheep sector is an important source of nutrition (meat and cheese) and livelihoods in rural areas. The sector is currently facing an alarming situation due to the changing demand and supply situation, as further elaborated in the following discussion. In this context, this value chain study has been commissioned under the FAO-Azerbaijan Partnership Project to provide strategic vision and direction to the objective of transforming the sheep sector in Azerbaijan. The insights from the value chain study will help to identify the key areas of interventions to be taken up under the Project and other development initiatives of the government and multilateral agencies.
Available only in Azerbaijani, this manual called “Compilation of General Recommendations adopted by the Committee on the Elimination of the Discrimination against Women”. Continue reading ““Compilation of General Recommendations adopted by the Committee on the Elimination of the Discrimination against Women””
UN in Azerbaijan presents the January 2020 issue of the UN in Azerbaijan Highlights 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 – January issue”
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.
We are pleased to present you an electronic factsheet 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.
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”