United Nations Development Program

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) was launched in 1965 by the United Nations Technical Assistance Enlargement Program and the United Nations Special Fund. Headquarters are located in New York City, United States. The administrator of the UNDP is Achim Steiner since June 19, 2017. UNDP is operational in 177 countries around the world.

UNDP is operational in the Republic of Azerbaijan since 1992 and is the first UN organization to function in the country after its accession to the United Nations.

Currently, UNDP's key activities in the country cover sustainable economic development and decent employment, human capital strengthening, environmental governance, and natural disasters and emergencies. Currently, 22 projects are under implementation in these areas.

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Projects implemented by UNDP in Azerbaijan:

 

1

Promoting Innovation and Employment in Azerbaijan

Beneficiary: Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population Duration: 2019-2024 (UNDP), (USAID)

2

Economic Empowerment for Entrepreneurship and Employment (USAID)

Beneficiary: The State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affair

Duration: 2019-2022 (USAID), (UNDP)

3

Creating new platforms to support active youth engagement in global policy debates

Beneficiary: Ministry of Youth and Sport

Duration: 2018-2022 (UNDP), (Government of RA)

4

Creating inclusive and Decent Jobs for Socially Vulnerable Groups

Beneficiary: Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population Duration: 2019-2024 (UNDP), (Government of RA)

5

Modernization of Sustainability and Efficiency of ICT infrastructure and ICT services in the Republic of Azerbaijan

Beneficiary: Ministry of Digital Development and Transport

Duration: 2013-2022

(UNDP), (Government of RA)

6

EU4Climate

Beneficiary: Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources
Duration: 2019-2022

(EU)

7

Conservation and sustainable use of globally important agro-biodiversity

Beneficiary: Ministry of Agriculture
Duration: 2018-2022
(GEF), (Government of RA)

8

Support to the Ministry of Health to strengthen healthcare procurement system in the country

Beneficiary: Ministry of Health 
Duration: 2020-2022
(Government of RA)

9

National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Support

Beneficiary: Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources Duration: 2020-2023                                                                         (Green Climate Fund)

10

Support to women-led community-based initiatives

Beneficiary: The State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affair
Duration: 2020-2022                                                                         (Kingdom of Netherland)

11

VET for the future: development of VET providers’ execellence in Azerbaijan

Beneficiary: Ministry of Science and Education
Duration: 2020-2024 
(EU)                                                                        

12

Economic Empowerment for Entrepreneurship and Employment (E4), GBV Component, Addressing GBV through comprehensive and coordinated community effort

Beneficiary: The State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affair 
Duration: 2020-2024                                                                         (USAID)

13

Strengthening the Mine Action Programme in Azerbaijan and promotion of the Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action as an International Centre for Mine Action

Beneficiary: ANAMA
Duration: 2017-2023                                                                         (UNDP), (Government of RA)

14

Accelerator Lab

Beneficiary: UNDP
Duration: 2019-2022                                                                         (Gatar Foundation)

15

Sustainable, Integrated and Gender Inclusive Finance Framework for Azerbaijan, Beyond Oil

Beneficiary: Ministry of Economy
Duration: 2020-2022 
(SGD Found)                                                                        

16

Developing Innovation-driven and Sustainable Civil Society in Azerbaijan

Beneficiary: The State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs

Duration: 2020-2023                                                                         (EU)

17

Support to Sustainable Tourism

Beneficiary: State Tourism Agency

Duration: 2021-2023                                                                         (Government of RA)

18

EU4Mayors

Beneficiary: Government of RA 
Duration: 2021-2024                                                                        (EU)

19

Empowering and creating equal opportunities for vulnerable, conflict affected women in Azerbaijan to overcome barriers towards greater economic and social participation (ECEO)

Beneficiary: The State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs
Duration: 2021-2024                                                                        (British Embassy)

20

Scaling up investment in energy efficiency in buildings through enhanced energy management information system (EMIS) and green social housing


 
Beneficiary: Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources Duration: 2020-2022                                                   (GEF)

21

Promoting Competitiveness, Collaboration, and Modernization in Fruit and Vegetable Sector in Lankaran Economic Region

Beneficiary: Ministry of Agriculture
Duration:2021-2024
(EU)

22

Mainstreaming Human-Rights Based Approach Through Strengthened Institutional Capacity in Azerbaijan

Beneficiary: Government of RA 
Duration: 2022
(UNDP)