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UNHCR holds an event to mark the 15th year of the Japanese Fuji Vision Aid Missions to Azerbaijan

BAKU, 6 May 2019 – An event celebrating 15th anniversary of the humanitarian aid missions of the Japanese Fuji Optical Company to Azerbaijan took place today with participation of high-level government officials, parliamentarians, as well as representatives of the United Nations, other international organisations, civil society and the media.


FAO launches a four-year project on pest management in Azerbaijan

BAKU, 3 May 2019 – The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) held the first seminar of pest management project in Baku, as a part of a regional project on lifecycle management of pesticides and disposal of persistent organic pollutants. A four-year project aims to release of organic pollutants from contaminated sites and stockpiles of […]


United Nations and Government of Azerbaijan review annual results of partnership framework

BAKU, 3 May 2019 – Some 50 high-level officials from the government and United Nations (UN) agencies gathered today for the annual UN-Government Joint Steering Committee meeting to review the results of implementation of the UN-Azerbaijan Partnership Framework (UNAPF) in 2018. The meeting was co-chaired by Shahin Mustafayev, Minister of Economy, and Ghulam Isaczai, UN […]


UN’s statement on recent media reports concerning submission and publication of two documents by the Government of Armenia

With respect to recent news media reports concerning submission and publication of two documents by the Government of Armenia as document of the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, under agenda item 3 (Item 3: Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right […]


WHO and Azerbaijan Ministry of Health held press conference and roundtable discussion on European Immunization Week

BAKU, 24 April 2019 – The Country Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Health has held a press conference and a roundtable discussion for the European Immunization Week (EIW) to promote immunization as a vital intervention to preventing diseases and protecting life. Representatives from the Ministry of Health, […]


OHCHR and Azerbaijan Bar Association hold workshop for lawyers on UN human rights system and defense mechanism

BAKU, 18 April 2019 – The Southern Caucasus Regional Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the Azerbaijani Bar Association (ABA) co-organised a workshop for lawyers on United Nations human rights system and defense mechanism in the field of justice administration focusing on practical application and prospects. The event brought […]


EU and UNDP to improve access to micro-financing services for women in rural areas

NAKHCHIVAN, 16 April 2019 – A new flagship project on Empowering Women for Sustainable Development was launched today in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan with the financial support of the European Union. The one-year project aims to improve access to microfinance services for rural communities in Azerbaijan focusing on women and other vulnerable groups. This new initiative […]


EU, UNDP and Government launch groundbreaking new programme to fight climate change in Azerbaijan

BAKU, 15 April 2019 –  A new regional EU4Climate project financed by the European Union kicked off in Baku today putting multistakeholder partnerships at the forefront of effective climate change action in countries of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) region. The initiative, which was launched in response to the direct and existential threat of climate change, aims at supporting […]


To mark World Health Day, “Less cars, more life” bike ride held in Baku

BAKU, 7 April 2019 – The bike ride under the motto “Less cars, more life” was held in Baku to mark 7 April World Health Day. The ride was initiated by the Azerbaijani Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, organised by the World Health Organization, the Public Health and Reforms Centre of the Azerbaijani Health Ministry, […]


Third National Model United Nations gets underway as over 230 youth step in the shoes of diplomats

BAKU, 5 April 2019 – The 3rd National Model United Nations MilliMUN opened in the Azerbaijani capital Baku today, bringing together more than 230 young enthusiasts with strong interest in international diplomacy, conflict resolution and the United Nations values. Over the next four days, young delegates will have a chance to step into the shoes […]

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