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  • 23 Oct 2013
    International Model UN Security Council Conference proved the successful implementation of the joint project

    The Model UN Security Council Conference organized in Baku continues its work. After the two-day pre-conference training workshop the participants have started role playing to simulate the UN Security Council at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy today.

  • 21 Oct 2013
    The official opening ceremony of International Model UN Security Council Conference was held

    The official inauguration ceremony of the Model UN Security Council Conference has been held in Baku today. The ceremony started with the visit of the participants of the conference to the Honorary Cemetery and Martyrs’ Avenue and continued in “Four Seasons” Hotel.

  • 13 Sep 2013
    Speech of Mr. Antonius Broek at Inauguration of the Sumgayit Syslab Center

    UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative attended the opening ceremony of Sumgayit SYSLAB Center and delivered speech in an inauguration. Mr. Broek mentioned the role of SYSLAB Centers in decreasing unemployment in Azerbaijan. He highlighted their assistance in addressing employment issues in the country and satisfying the needs of both employers and employees. SYSLAB Center launched in Sumgayit within a joint project of “Promoting Employment and Innovation in Azerbaijan” signed between UNDP and the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

  • 13 Sep 2013
    Inauguration of the Sumgayit SYSLAB Center was held.

    Today, the SYSLAB Center has been launched in Sumgayit within a joint project of “Promoting Employment and Innovation in Azerbaijan” signed between UNDP and the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Mr. Antonius Broek, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative with the representatives from the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population and the Norwegian Embassy in Azerbaijan inaugurated the opening of the Center.

  • 02 Sep 2013
    Afghan Delegation visits Azerbaijan to cooperate in the field of ICT

    A delegation of the Government of Afghanistan headed by Mr. Barialai Hassam, Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technologies visits Azerbaijan for the 1st Meeting of the Working Group on cooperation in the field of ICT between Azerbaijan and Afghanistan. The purpose of the meeting which will take place from 29 August to 03 September is to discuss Azerbaijan’s potential involvement in the development of Afghanistan’s ICT sector, Afghanistan’s current needs in ICT field, identification of focus areas and projects to be implemented in Afghanistan.

  • 02 Sep 2013
    Azerbaijan’s success in youth field is outlined by the United Nations

    The delegation met with Ms. Cihan Sultanoglu, UNDP Assistant Administrator and UNDP Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS, Mr Mahis Nasser, Director of Outreach Division of UNDPI and Mr. Eric Dienes, Liason Officer of UN Office on Sport for Development and Peace.

  • 02 Sep 2013
    Azerbaijan’s success in youth field is spotlighted by the United Nations

    The delegation met with Ms. Cihan Sultanoglu, UNDP Assistant Administrator and UNDP Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS, Mr Mahis Nasser, Director of Outreach Division of UNDPI and Mr. Eric Dienes, Liason Officer of UN Office on Sport for Development and Peace.

  • 18 Feb 2013
    Training on results-based monitoring and evaluation for the State Program was held

    UNDP and the Ministry of Youth and Sport of Azerbaijan Republic in close partnership implement the joint project entitled “Youth Participation in Decision Making and Policy Implementation". Within this project, “Training workshop on the formulation of results-based monitoring and evaluation framework and indicators for the state program on Azerbaijani Youth” was held in "Khirdalan" hall of "JW Marriott Absheron Baku" hotel on February 19-21, 2013.

  • 24 Dec 2012
    Youth Camp on topic “Azerbaijan in 2020” was organized

    As you know, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in close partnership with the Ministry of Youth and Sport of Azerbaijan Republic, implement the joint project entitled “Youth Participation in Decision Making and Policy Implementation". The overall project goal is to empower the young people of Azerbaijan to participate in decision-making more actively by contributing to policy planning and policy outcomes, and to develop their capacity as future leaders and public servants. The project will provide young people with knowledge and skills to identify and advocate for youth-specific outcomes in the state programs and strategies, attract more youth to the civil service and strengthen young people’s capacities to participate at the international fora.

  • 19 Dec 2012
    Statement of Mr. Antonius Broek, UNDP Resident Representative, at the State and Religion Forum

    Mr. Antonius Broek has addressed the participants of the First International Baku Forum on "State and Religion: Strengthening Tolerance in a Changing World".

  • 03 Dec 2012
    Azerbaijan presents Vision 2020

    International conference "Azerbaijan 2020: A Look into the Future” was held in Baku to discuss Azerbaijan’s Vision 2020. The conference was co-organized by UNDP together with the Center of Strategic Studies, Azerbaijan Youth Fund and PwC. UNDP has advocated the creation of Vision 2020 to take stock of country’s achievements and to articulate strategic priorities for years to come.

  • 15 Nov 2012
    Presentation on result based management approach for Monitoring and Evaluation is held

    The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Ministry of Youth and Sport of Azerbaijan Republic in close partnership, implement the joint project entitled “Youth Participation in Decision Making and Policy Implementation". The overall project goal is to empower the young people of Azerbaijan to participate in decision-making more actively by contributing to policy planning and policy outcomes, and to develop their capacity as future leaders and public servants.

  • 06 Nov 2012
    Governments, business and civil society to examine internet security, access and development issues in Baku

    Over 1500 delegates from over 100 countries -- representing Governments, the private sector, civil society, the Internet community, international organizations and the media will convene in Baku, Azerbaijan to examine cross-border Internet governance challenges at the seventh meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), to be held from 6 - 9 November 2012.

  • 03 Sep 2012
    UNDP organized Summer School on Human Development

    As part of its two-year project introducing human development concept in universities of Azerbaijan, UNDP organized the second Baku Summer School for teachers.

  • 02 Sep 2012
    Afghan Delegation visits Azerbaijan to cooperate in the field of ICT

    A delegation of the Government of Afghanistan headed by Mr. Barialai Hassam, Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technologies visits Azerbaijan for the 1st Meeting of the Working Group on cooperation in the field of ICT between Azerbaijan and Afghanistan. The purpose of the meeting which will take place from 29 August to 03 September is to discuss Azerbaijan’s potential involvement in the development of Afghanistan’s ICT sector, Afghanistan’s current needs in ICT field, identification of focus areas and projects to be implemented in Afghanistan.

  • 02 Aug 2012
    UNDP presents results of waste management project

    Solid waste management in Azerbaijan is becoming more challenging as the households consume more products and services. UNDP helps the government of Azerbaijan to reform the waste management system and shape more effective policies on handling municipal solid waste. Results of the 3-year project were presented at a national workshop in Baku.

  • 24 Nov 2011
    Statement of Mr. Fikret Akcura, UNDP Resident Representative, at the ICT and Climate Change Conference in Baku

  • 23 Nov 2011
    Message of the UN Secretary - General to 17th Conference for International Telecommunications and Information Technologies

    UN Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-moon has addressed participants of the 17th Conference for International Communications and Information Technologies held in Baku, November 2011.

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2012 UN Resident Coordinator Report

The publication summarizes progress of the UN System in Azerbaijan towards achieving the outcomes of the UN Development Assistance Framework and charts out the work plan for 2013.

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