Within the framework of the Asylum Quality Initiative Project (QIEE Project), UNHCR Representation in Azerbaijan in cooperation with the Ombudsman Office and the Refugee Status Determination (RSD) Department of the State Migration Service (SMS) and with the support of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan is organizing one day joint training for the border-guards and other representatives of the law-enforcement bodies working at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport .
The objective of the training is to further develop skills, knowledge and expertise of the government officials involved in asylum/migration matters and working at the Heydar Aliyev İnternational Airport.
The training sessions will be facilitated by the representatives of UNHCR and the Ombudsman Office, as well as the RSD Department of the State Migration Service.
The Republic of Azerbaijan is one of the six countries participating in the Asylum Systems Quality Initiative in Eastern Europe and South Caucasus, which was launched in April 2013. This project is implemented by the UNHCR, focuses on improvement of asylum procedures and refugee protection in six countries. In addition to the Republic of Azerbaijan, the project covers Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.