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United Nations – Azerbaijan: 25 years of partnership

To mark two major inter-connected anniversaries: the 25th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s membership of the United Nations (UN) and the 25th anniversary of the UN’s formal presence in Azerbaijan, the UN Office in Azerbaijan produced a commemorative book.


For every child, hope; UNICEF @70: 1946 – 2016

It is the story of thousands of courageous, committed people who have worked relentlessly in some of the world’s toughest places to reach the most vulnerable children… of government partners, donors and supporters from around the world who have provided critical resources and constant encouragement to reach our common goals for children…


Assessment of implementation status of treaty body recommendations on sexual and reproductive health and rights in Azerbaijan

This report presents the findings of the first national assessment exclusively dedicated to the analysis of the implementation status of treaty body recommendations on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in the Republic of Azerbaijan.


Civil society space and the United Nations human rights system

This Guide highlights issues related to the work of civil society actors. It begins with a working definition of the terms ‘civil society’ and ‘civil society space’. It then provides an overview of the conditions and A Practical Guide for Civil Society environment needed for a free and independent civil society, including relevant international human rights […]


How to follow up United Nations human rights recommendations

This Guide, issued by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), focuses on how civil society can follow up on recommendations of United Nations (UN) human rights mechanisms and mandates or bodies.


Mechanisms behind the Skewed Sex Ratio at Birth in Azerbaijan

This report presents the findings of the qualitative and quantitative assessment of the mechanisms leading to the skewed sex ratios at birth in Azerbaijani population. The study was held by UNFPA Azerbaijan Country Office and the State Committee for Family, Women and Children’s Affairs in 2012. 


Preventing torture: An operational guide for national human rights institutions

This Guide aims to support and strengthen the work of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) – whether they are human rights commissions or ombudsman offices – in the prevention of torture, especially NHRIs that are fully compliant with the Paris Principles. While NHRIs that do not fully comply with the Paris Principles can still play […]

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