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  • 14 Sep 2013
    UNDP RR's Speech at the 1st National Congress of Youth Organizations

    As UN, we applaud the initiative of the Government of Azerbaijan to respond to the call of the youth and actively engage young people of the country and youth organizations in socio-economic, cultural and political development of Azerbaijan. Young people are the future and becoming a major driving force behind development and their active participation in all aspects of the country’s growth is evident.

  • 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
    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.

  • 12 Jul 2013
    UNDP and ANAMA signed Memorandum

    The Memorandum signing ceremony between Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) and the United Nations Development Programme on the 3rd phase of the "Community Based Small Business Trainings and Micro-credit Revolving Fund for Azerbaijan Mine Survivors Project" was held in the ANAMA Headquarters.

  • 11 Jul 2013
    UNDP RBEC hosted Partnership and Resource Mobilization Workshop in Azerbaijan

    The objective of the workshop is to prepare a financial sustainability and effectiveness plan for UNDP to ensure that Country Offices are well equipped to operate effectively and efficiently to improve the lives of the people.

  • 21 Jun 2013
    Speech of Mr. Antonius Broek, UNDP Resident Representative, at the Validation Workshop on Post-2015 National Consultations in Azerbaijan

    Back in September 2000, Azerbaijan, along with 189 other UN Member States, endorsed the Millennium Declaration at the UN Summit which embodied eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) defining a common framework for making a difference in people’s lives by 2015, the deadline for achieving these goals.

  • 19 Jun 2013
    State Committee for Family, Women and Children’s Affairs and UNDP sign a project on rural women's empowerment

    A signing ceremony of joint project is held between United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and State Committee on Family, Women and Children’s Affairs (SCFWCA) to ensure sustainable development and eliminate of poverty in the rural areas, commit to gender equality, protect of women’s rights and support for women’s involvement in decision making on all levels.

  • 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.

  • 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
    Vision 2020 and Global Development Challenges

    UNDP Resident Representative Mr. Antonius Broek addressed participants of the International Conference "Azerbaijan 2020: A Look into the Future”.

  • 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
    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.

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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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