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Strengthening regional partnership in focus of Baku Forum for Sustainable Development

BAKU, 25 October 2018 – Strengthening the regional partnership for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is the focus of the first Baku Forum for Sustainable Development.  The event has brought together over 200 participants from some 30 countries, including government officials, members of parliament, international organisations, civil society, academia, youth and private […]


Ghulam Isaczai congratulates Azerbaijan on United Nations Day

Salam! Today, is the United Nations Day which marks the foundation of the organisation 73 years ago. Today is also an opportunity to celebrate 26 years of UN partnership with the Government and people of Azerbaijan and to recognise its work for the development and prosperity of the country.  


UNHCR welcomes Presidential Decree related to issuance of Convention Travel Documents to Refugees

BAKU, 24 October 2018 – UNHCR Azerbaijan welcomes the Presidential decree of 17 October 2018 specifying new technical features for “refugee passports” or Convention Travel Documents to be issued to refugees recognised by the Government of Azerbaijan. UNHCR Representative Guido Ambroso said that the issuance of the Presidential Decree is a substantial step forward in […]


IOM supports marking EU Anti-Trafficking Day in Azerbaijan

BAKU, 18 October 2018 – EU Delegation to Azerbaijan and the UN Migration Agency, International Organization for Migration (IOM) held an event to mark European Union (EU) Anti-Trafficking day. This year’s event aims to promote public awareness on human trafficking and its consequences; to increase knowledge on EU strategy towards the eradication of human trafficking, […]


World Food Day is celebrated in Baku

BAKU, 16 October 2018 – An event dedicated to World Food Day was organised by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), IDEA Public Union, the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources and Azerbaijan Food Safety Agency at the Baku Convention Centre. World Food Day’s theme for 2019 is […]


United Nations Population Fund produced a video dedicated to International Girl Child Day

BAKU, 11 October 2018 – United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) produced a Public Service Announcement (PSA) named “404: Not Found” about gender-based abortion, which is dedicated to the International Day of the Girl Child.


OHCHR in Azerbaijan continues training sessions on human rights

BAKU, 10 October 2018 – Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) continues training sessions for representatives of civil society organisations and legal community to build their capacity and increase their knowledge on the UN human rights system and institutions, as well as about their role in the participatory mechanisms. These […]


FAO supports the Government of Azerbaijan in accelerating the implementation of SDGs at local level

BAKU, 27 September 2018 – A workshop on contribution of local Public-Private-People Partnerships (4P) in accelerating the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) held in Ismayilli district. The event was organized jointly by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Economy. The objective of the […]


FAO supports Azerbaijan in nationalization of SDG indicators

BAKU, 26 September 2018 – A three-day training workshop on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) indicators, organised by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the State Statistics Committee (SSC) of Azerbaijan, has started today. The event has brought together more than 35 representatives of various government institutions involved in the nationalisation of […]


WHO collaborating centre in Baku welcomes a delegation from Uzbekistan for a study tour on prevention and treatment of tuberculosis in prison

BAKU, 24 September 2018 – A delegation from Uzbekistan has started today a five-day visit to Azerbaijan, which will include a study tour to the WHO collaborating centre on tuberculosis in prison and Special Treatment Institution of the Justice Ministry’s Main Medical Department. The delegation, consisting of 13 professionals from penitentiary system, civil society and […]

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