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EU and UNDP to improve access to micro-financing services for women in rural areas

NAKHCHIVAN, 16 April 2019 – A new flagship project on Empowering Women for Sustainable Development was launched today in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan with the financial support of the European Union. The one-year project aims to improve access to microfinance services for rural communities in Azerbaijan focusing on women and other vulnerable groups. This new initiative […]


EU, UNDP and Government launch groundbreaking new programme to fight climate change in Azerbaijan

BAKU, 15 April 2019 –  A new regional EU4Climate project financed by the European Union kicked off in Baku today putting multistakeholder partnerships at the forefront of effective climate change action in countries of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) region. The initiative, which was launched in response to the direct and existential threat of climate change, aims at supporting […]


To mark World Health Day, “Less cars, more life” bike ride held in Baku

BAKU, 7 April 2019 – The bike ride under the motto “Less cars, more life” was held in Baku to mark 7 April World Health Day. The ride was initiated by the Azerbaijani Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, organised by the World Health Organization, the Public Health and Reforms Centre of the Azerbaijani Health Ministry, […]


Third National Model United Nations gets underway as over 230 youth step in the shoes of diplomats

BAKU, 15 March 2019 – The 3rd National Model United Nations MilliMUN opened in the Azerbaijani capital Baku today, bringing together more than 230 young enthusiasts with strong interest in international diplomacy, conflict resolution and the United Nations values. Over the next four days, young delegates will have a chance to step into the shoes […]


UN in Azerbaijan organises induction course for new members of United Nations Youth Advisory Council

BAKU, 4 April 2019 – The United Nations (UN) Office in Azerbaijan organised the induction course for new members of the UN Youth Advisory Council (UNYAC) who will serve until 2020. Through UNYAC, UN in Azerbaijan trains and empowers young people from different regions of the country, enabling them to participate at and advise on […]


FAO holds a stakeholder consultation meeting on the development of the sheep breeding sector

BAKU, 2 April 2019 – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the State Agency for Agricultural Credits and Development under the Ministry of Agriculture organised a stakeholder consultation meeting on the development of the sheep breeding sector. The meeting brought together the representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Safety Agency, other […]


Azerbaijan to revise TB legislation in line with new WHO recommendations

BAKU, 24 March 2019 – To mark World Tuberculosis Day (WTB), WHO Country Office in Azerbaijan and Health Commission of Azerbaijan’s Parliament organised a roundtable discussion on tuberculosis (TB) bringing together representatives of different ministries, civil society and international organisations. The discussion resulted in an agreement to update the current legislation on TB according to […]


Head of UNDP Eurasia concludes three-day visit to Azerbaijan

BAKU, 15 March 2019 – During her three-day visit to Azerbaijan, Mirjana Spoljaric Egger, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Director of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States held a series of meetings with UNDP key government and development partners in Azerbaijan discussing future opportunities for closer cooperation on women and youth empowerment and […]


Message of UN Secretary General to 7th Global Baku Forum

I thank the Nizami Ganjavi International Centre for convening the seventh Global Baku Forum. Our world faces a paradox:  challenges are increasingly interconnected, yet responses are fragmented.  From environmental threats and armed conflicts to rising inequality and intolerance, multilateralism is needed more than ever.  But simply saying this is not enough.  We need to show […]


Vladimir Gjorgjiev of North Macedonia is a new chief of IOM’s Mission in Azerbaijan

BAKU, 12 March 2019 – Mr. Vladimir Gjorgjiev of North Macedonia took up his appointment as a Chief of Mission of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Azerbaijan.

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