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Young climate champion from Azerbaijan awarded ‘Green Ticket’ to attend first ever UN Youth Climate Summit

NEW YORK, 22 August 2019 — The United Nations announced that 100 outstanding young climate champions chosen from around the world will receive support to participate in the UN Youth Climate Summit on Saturday, 21 September at the UN Headquarters in New York.


UNFPA organises summer camp to address gender-biased sex selection

SHAMAKHY, Azerbaijan, 5 August 2019 – UNFPA conludes a five-day summer camp for youth called “For a better future built on equal opportunities”, funded by the European Union and supported by Azerbaijan Youth Foundation in Shamakhy.


WHO supports Azerbaijan in transforming its health system

BAKU, 1 August 2019 – WHO Country Office in Azerbaijan organised a roundtable discussion on the outcomes of a four-day WHO mission, which aimed to support the government of Azerbaijan in their health transformation efforts. The mission experts looked specifically at the future of the primary health care system in order to modernize and strengthen […]


UNDP, Government of Azerbaijan discuss ways to engage with the Green Climate fund to achieve national climate goals

BAKU, 31 July 2019 – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources (MENR) of Azerbaijan organised a multi-stakeholder event to present a draft country programme document for further engagement with the Green Climate Fund (GCF). 


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

BAKU, 18 July 2019 – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) jointly with 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.


FAO launches a new project to improve animal disease surveillance in Azerbaijan

BAKU, 17 July 2019 – Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launches today a new project in Azerbaijan on the improvement of national capacity to conduct disease surveillance including veterinary diagnostics. The project aims to improve the national capacity in Azerbaijan for early detection, diagnosis, and response to important endemic and exotic […]


EU, UNDP open new industrial workshop at Vocational Education and Training School in Ganja

GANJA, Azerbaijan, 10 July 2019 – The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) opened their first industrial workshop in Ganja today, as part of the EU-funded project to support the establishment of the Regional Industrial Vocational Education and Training (VET) Competence Centre in Ganja.


New SDG portal to strengthen national data systems in Azerbaijan

BAKU, 2 July 2019 – The United Nations Development Programme and the State Statistics Committee of Azerbaijan launched a National Information Portal on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) today recognising the crucial importance of strengthening the statistical capacity in the country.


UNDP, Government of Azerbaijan announce the start of the self-employment programme for persons with disabilities

Announcement BAKU, 24 June 2019 – The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Population (MLSPP), State Employment Service of Azerbaijan (SES) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) would like to announce the start of the Self-Employment Programme for Persons with Disabilities. The Self-Employment Programme is part of the Creating Inclusive and Decent Jobs for […]


Call for participation: First ever “UNLIMITED” Inclusivity Hackathon in Azerbaijan!

BAKU, 17 June 2019 – The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Country Office in Azerbaijan is launching the first ever Inclusivity Hackathon in Azerbaijan on 28 – 30 June 2019. Bringing close to a hundred people together in the capital Baku, the Hackathon will draw innovative solutions to support people with varying abilities. Click here to read […]

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