UNDP, Government of Azerbaijan announce the start of the self-employment programme for persons with disabilities

New self-employment programme launched for persons with disabilities. Photo UNDP


BAKU, 24 June 2019 – The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Population (MLSPP), State Employment Service of Azerbaijan (SES) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) would like to announce the start of the Self-Employment Programme for Persons with Disabilities.

The Self-Employment Programme is part of the Creating Inclusive and Decent Jobs for Socially Vulnerable Groups Project implemented by the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population, State Employment Service of Azerbaijan and supported by the UNDP.

What is the goal of the programme?

The aim is to support 500 unemployed persons with disabilities who have the desire and vision to start their own business. To help the unemployed bring their business ideas to life, the programme provides free training in entrepreneurship, advice and financial support in the form of equipment and/or materials.

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