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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.

  • 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
    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 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.

  • 28 Aug 2013
    Several UN events on Youth issues will be organized in Azerbaijan

    In the framework of study tour the delegation met Under Secretary General for Communications and Public Information, Launsky Tieffentha and newly appointed UN Secretary General Youth Envoy, Mr. Ahmad Alhendaw.As a result of discussions issues on Model UN Security Council have been solved and the issue of two important UN events on Youth Affairs being held in Baku was discussed. A study visit of Azerbaijan delegation to UN New York Headquarters continues.

  • 21 Aug 2013
    Azerbaijan will host International Model UN Security Council

    The Ministry of Youth and Sport of the Republic of Azerbaijan and UNDP are co-organizing the country’s first International Model UN Security Council Conference to be held in October within joint project on “Youth Participation in Decision Making and Policy Implementation”. As preparation for the conference, a delegation led by Deputy Minister of Youth and Sport Mr. Intigam Babayev that includes relevant staff of the Ministry and UNDP will be travelling to the UN New York Headquarters on 26-30 August, 2013.

  • 10 Jun 2013
    The Government of Afghanistan sees Azerbaijan’s experience in e-Governance as a great development model.

    The Ministry of Communications & Information Technologies, Azerbaijan International Development Agency (AIDA) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan and United Nations Development Programme inform.

  • 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.

  • 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
    Opening Address to the Internet Governance Forum

    Opening address of Under-Secretary General for Economic and Social Affairs Mr. Wu Hongbo to the 7th Internet Governance Forum held in Baku on 6 - 9 November 2012.

  • 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.

  • 27 Sep 2012
    New Project on Youth Empowerment Presented

    UNDP and the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan held the presentation of a new project on “Youth participation in decision making and policy implementation” on September 27, 2012, in Baku. The project support the priorities of the State Program on Azerbaijani Youth in 2011-2015 (SPAY) which emphasizes “the need of promoting youth participation in governance and development of civil society”.

  • 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.

  • 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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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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