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UN, Government of Azerbaijan launch a commemorative book celebrating 25th anniversary of partnership

24 October 2017 – United Nations (UN) system in Azerbaijan and the Government of Azerbaijan have launched today a commemorative book celebrating 25th anniversary of partnership. The book “United Nations-Azerbaijan: 25 years of partnership”, written in English and Azerbaijani, brings together more than 100 photos and a number of quotes from UN and Azerbaijani officials […]


UNDP, Government of Azerbaijan, Coca-Cola open Women Resource Centre in Salyan district

Salyan, 20 October 2017 – A new Women Resource Centre has been opened in the Salyan district of Azerbaijan today as a result of a partnership among the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs (SCFWCA) and The Coca-Cola Foundation. The opening event has been attended by the […]


UNDP, SOCAR launch the first energy efficient public buildings in Azerbaijan

Inauguration of the first green public buildings, which belong to State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR), took place on 21 September 2017 in Sumgayit city. At least 400 people will benefit from energy efficient buildings, retrofitted as part of the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) project on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMA). Ghulam Isaczai, […]


“Active women participation in Sustainable Development is important”, a panel discussion on women and development was held

Baku, Azerbaijan –  Today, a panel discussion on the topic of “Sustainable Development Goals: Women and Development” has been jointly organized by the UN Office in Azerbaijan and the National Coordination Council for Sustainable Development (NCCSD). The main objective of this event was to discuss the ways to increase active women participation in the social […]


2017 World Environment Day marked in Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan – The 5th of June is globally observed as World Environment Day to raise awareness on environmental issues and action for the protection of nature. The theme for this year is “Connecting People to Nature”. In Azerbaijan, the United Nations System in the country in cooperation with the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources […]


UN Expert Team Analyses Sustainable Development in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan has made good initial progress in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals, according to a team of United Nations experts visiting Baku this week. The mission team, composed of experts from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the International Labour Organization (ILO), and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), found that—despite the country’s current economic […]


Azerbaijan and UNV strengthening volunteerism for sustainable development

Mr. Toily Kurbanov, Deputy Executive Coordinator, United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme will visit Baku on 22 May. Mr. Kurbanov will meet the Government of Azerbaijan to discuss global partnership priorities based on the Government’s vision for promoting volunteerism, and building on Azerbaijan’s longstanding culture of volunteer efforts. During the two-day visit, Mr. Kurbanov will also […]


The role of Civil Society Organizations is welcomed in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in Azerbaijan

Today, a panel discussion was held in Baku, Azerbaijan, by the National Coordination Council for Sustainable Development (NCCSD) together with the UN System. The topic of the event was dedicated to the role of civil society in achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the country, as set out in the 2030 Agenda for […]


Renewed commitment to cooperation towards public health related issues agreed

Baku, Azerbaijan – Mr. Ghulam M. Isaczai, UN Resident Coordinator, accompanied by World Health Organization’s Head of Country Office Dr. Kamran Garakhanov, met today with the Minister of Health of Azerbaijan  Prof. Ogtay Shiraliyev. Welcoming the UN Resident Coordinator, Mr. Shiraliyev highlighted the close cooperation enjoyed between the Ministry of Health and UN Agencies, especially […]


The scientific community in Azerbaijan discussed the role of science and research in achieving SDGs

Baku, Azerbaijan – A panel discussion on “The role of Science and Research in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in Azerbaijan” took place in association with the scientific community of Azerbaijan and with the organizational support of the UN Country Office and the Secretariat of the National Coordination Council for Sustainable Development. In his opening […]

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