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WHO and Ministry of Health advice for international travel and trade concerning the outbreak of pneumonia caused by a new coronavirus in China

On 31 December 2019, a cluster of pneumonia of unknown etiology was reported in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. On 9 January Chinese authorities reported in the media that the cause of this viral pneumonia was initially identified as a new type of coronavirus, which is different from any other human coronaviruses discovered so […]


UN, Azerbaijan discuss new cooperation framework for 2021-2025

BAKU, 16 January 2020 – A two-day workshop to shape the new cooperation framework between the United Nations (UN) and Azerbaijan has started today. The event brought together over 150 senior government officials, representatives of the UN agencies, civil society, private sector, youth organisations, academia and the media. Organized by the UN Office in Azerbaijan […]


The United Nations launches 75th anniversary dialogues: The biggest global conversation on the world’s future starts now.

1 January 2020 saw the launch of the UN75 initiative – the largest, most inclusive conversation on the role of global cooperation in building a better future for all. The initiative will see the UN spark dialogues throughout 2020 in diverse settings across the world. In a ‘global reality check’, four innovative data streams will […]


WHO supports second national conference on burden of non-communicable diseases in Azerbaijan

BAKU, 19 December 2019 – The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Public Health and Reforms Centre (PHRC) organised the second national conference on the burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO). The participants discussed the implementation of the strategy on fight against non-communicable diseases […]


FAO supports discussions on the role of private sector in development of food and agriculture in Azerbaijan

BAKU, 17 December 2019 – The role of private sector in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in food and agriculture is the focus of the workshop organised by the National Confederation of Entrepreneurs (Employers) Organizations of Azerbaijan (ASK) with financial and technical support of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United […]


UN-organised event in Baku highlights leadership role of youth in promoting human rights

BAKU, 10 December 2019 – To celebrate Human Rights Day, the United Nations (UN) Office in Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Youth and Sport and the Office of the Human Rights Commissioner (Ombudsman) organised an exhibition at the Youth House in Sabunchu district of Baku. It also marked the conclusion of this year’s 16 Days of […]


Trainings on management of non-communicable diseases for healthcare workers completed

SIYAZAN, 6 December 2019 – World Health Organization (WHO), the Ministry of Health and the State Agency on Mandatory Health Insurance concluded training sessions for 65 doctors and nurses working in primary healthcare facilities of Sumgait and Siyazan region.


WHO supports efforts to end HIV/AIDS

BAKU, 2 December 2019 – WHO CO in Azerbaijan in cooperation with the Republic Center of the Struggle against AIDS of the Ministry of Health organized a roundtable discussion on World AIDS Day.


First ever UNDP Accelerator Lab Launched in Azerbaijan

BAKU, 29 November – The first ever Accelerator Lab in Azerbaijan was launched in the presence of numerous Government, civil society, private sector and international community representatives. This Accelerator Lab will be joining the 60 labs set up in 78 countries around the world to test and scale new solutions to global challenges like climate change, poverty […]


Business leaders in Azerbaijan discuss embedding UN Global Compact principles and SDGs into their operations and strategies

BAKU, 26 November 2019 – The role of business in delivering the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was the focus of the UN-organised conference that brought together some 80 participants from the government agencies, businesses, international organisations, civil society and the media. Co-organised by the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office, UNICEF, UN Global Compact, UN Women […]

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