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Baku Declaration adopted at 7th UNAOC Global Forum

The Baku Declaration has been adopted at the UNAOC Group of Friends High Level Meeting held as part of the 7th UNAOC Global Forum on Tuesday. This statement was made by UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser. Maltese President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca noted that the Baku Declaration includes some […]


Azerbaijan highlights progress towards elimination of measles and rubella in European Immunization Week

Thirty-two countries in the European Region have interrupted transmission of endemic measles and/or rubella as of 2014, according to the conclusions of the European Regional Verification Commission for Measles and Rubella Elimination (RVC). Azerbaijan is among those countries that have sustained interruption for a period of three years and are therefore considered to have eliminated […]


President Ilham Aliyev received Ghulam Isaczai, UN Resident Coordinator in Azerbaijan

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received newly-appointed UN Resident Coordinator in the country Ghulam Isaczai. UN Resident Coordinator Ghulam Isaczai presented his letter of credentials to President Ilham Aliyev. President Ilham Aliyev said Azerbaijan established close relations with a number of institutions of the United Nations, and added that the country […]


New global video competition Young people challenged to reimagine the future of education

The International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity (The Education Commission) launched a global video competition today that challenges young people to tell their stories and share ideas about the future of education. Winners will be announced during the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September. The launch coincides with the official announcement of sixteen international […]


World Health Day 2016 focuses on diabetes prevention and treatment

World Health Day ‘s Slogan in 2016  “Be active – Eat healthy – Follow medical advice – “Beat diabetes”. In 1948, the First World Health Assembly called for the creation of a World Health Day to mark the founding of WHO. Since 1950, World Health Day has been celebrated every year on 7 April with a […]


Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

The Secretary-General is deeply disturbed by the recent reports of large-scale ceasefire violations along the Line of Contact in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone. He is particularly concerned by the reported use of heavy weapons and by the large numbers of casualties, including among the civilian population.  The Secretary-General urges all relevant parties to put an […]


Training on “Improvement of the Asylum Referral Mechanism” for Heydar Aliyev İnternational Airport’s representatives held

Within the framework of the Asylum Quality Initiative Project (QIEE Project), UNHCR Representation in Azerbaijan in cooperation with the Ombudsman Office and the Refugee Status Determination (RSD) Department of the State Migration Service (SMS) and with the support of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan is organizing one day joint training for […]


UN SG announces first ever High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment

21 January 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the first-ever High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment to provide leadership and mobilize concrete actions aimed at closing economic gender gaps that persist around the world. “The empowerment of the world’s women is a global imperative,” said Mr. Ban in a press release, issued while he attends […]


SDGs Advocates appointed to support the promotion of the new Sustainable Development Goals

19 January 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of a group of eminent Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocates to help promote action to achieve the SDGs adopted by world leaders at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015. The SDGs represent a commitment by all nations to […]


Anemic recovery in emerging markets to weigh heavily on global growth in 2016

Global economy to accelerate modestly to 2.9% WASHINGTON, Jan 6, 2016— Weak growth among major emerging markets will weigh on global growth in 2016, but economic activity should still pick up modestly to a 2.9 percent pace, from 2.4 percent growth in 2015, as advanced economies gain speed, according to the World Bank’s January 2016 […]

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