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Scientists call for urgent, targeted action to avoid reversing the development gains of recent decades

NEW YORK, 12 SEPTEMBER – Achieving human well-being and eradicating poverty for all of the Earth’s people—expected to number eight and a half billion by 2030—is still possible, but only if there is a fundamental—and urgent—change in the relationship between people and nature, and a significant reduction in social and gender inequalities between and inside […]


With UN support, used oil barrels now promote SDGs

BAKU, 9 September 2019 – United Nations Office in Azerbaijan has partnered with Arts Council, a local non-governmental organisation, to promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through visual art.


IOM conducts training on combating violent extremism

BAKU, 5 September 2019 – International Organization for Migration organises 2-days training-seminar on the role of media and internet in preventing violent extremism in Baku.


IOM Azerbaijan facilitated the study visit to the Nakhchivan

NAKHCHIVAN, 3 September 2019 – The representatives of International Organization for Migration (IOM) and 11 faculty members of Azerbaijan State Agricultural University headed by Mr. Vladimir Gjorgjiev, the Chief of Mission visited the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic to learn more about kahriz water supply systems.


IOM organises two cascade trainings for judges and lawyers

BAKU, 2 September 2019 –  IOM Azerbaijan is carrying out two cascade trainings, two days each (2-3 September and 5-6 September) in Baku to reach out to the larger audience of judges and lawyers and capacitate them on the International Migration Law.


“Idea to Business” Innovation Camp kicks off in Shamakhi to connect aspiring startups and top innovators

SHAMAKHI, 1 September 2019 – The second Innovation Camp (InnoCamp) organized jointly by the UN Development Programme and the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies ends today opening new possibilities for business-minded youth and innovators to join forces in solving social, environmental and economic challenges through innovations and startups.  


FAO works towards consolidating fragmented land in Azerbaijan

BAKU, 30 August 2019 – FAO held the final workshop on the results of a three-year technical assistance project on land consolidation. The event brought together participants from the Ministry of Agriculture, the State Committee on Property Issues, the Azerbaijan Amelioration and Water Management Open Joint- Stock Company, local authorities and farmers.


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 […]

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