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EU, UNDP and ABAD team up to support family business in Azerbaijan

BAKU, 13 December 2017 – A signing ceremony took place today in Baku to mark the inauguration of a new project aimed at providing necessary support for the development of small family businesses in the Sheki-Zaqatala Economic Zone in Azerbaijan. Implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the project will entail a close collaboration […]


FAO, Ministry of Agriculture launch CountrySTAT platform in Azerbaijan

BAKU, 4 December 2017 – The Ministry of Agriculture of Azerbaijan and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have launched today the CountrySTAT platform in Azerbaijan, which is an innovative tool for sharing agriculture and food security information, using a cutting-edge technology called FENIX. CountrySTAT is a web-based information system on food and […]


Half of HIV-infected people in Europe is diagnosed late

Late HIV diagnosis is the main topic of the 2017 World AIDS Day for the World Health Organization’s (WHO) European Region, which is the only region worldwide where the number of new HIV infections is rising.


UN supports campaign against gender-based violence

BAKU, 23 November 2017 – “16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence” campaign is launched in Azerbaijan with support of international organisations, state agencies and civil society.


EU, UNDP, Government and civil society support job fair in Bilasuvar

18 November 2017 – A job fair in Bilasuvar district of Azerbaijan has brought together over 70 job-seeking women and approximately 20 local companies. The event, attended by representatives of the government agencies, international organisations and civil society, aims to connect the job-seeking women with potential employers according to their education and skills. Another objective […]


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 […]

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