Beynəlxalq donorlar

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United Nations Development Program (UNDP)


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. Resident Representative in Azerbaijan is Alessandro Frakassetti.

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, 12 projects are under implementation in these areas. In general, the projects are implemented by the organization in accordance with the UN-Azerbaijan Partnership Framework (UNAPF), signed on 12 July 2016 with the Government of Azerbaijan and covering 2016-2020. UNAPF is based on national priorities and targets set out in the UNDP Sustainable Development Goals and the "Azerbaijan-2020 Outlook for the Future" concept paper. Conclusion Groups on UNAPF have been established in three directions, national priorities for each working group have been identified, the composition of groups on state agencies and strategic priorities have been approved.


Projects implemented by UNDP in Azerbaijan:


Women’s Economic Empowerment in South Caucasus

Beneficiary: State Committee for Family, Women

and Children Affairs

Duration: 2018-2021



Promoting Innovation and Employment in Azerbaijan

Beneficiary: Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population




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: National Agency for Mine Clearance


(UNDP), (Government of RA)


Modernization of Sustainability and Efficiency of ICT Infrastructure and ICT Services in the Republic of Azerbaijan

Beneficiary: Ministry of Transport,

Communication and High Technologie

Duration: 2013-2021

(Government of RA), (UNDP)


Protection and sustainable use of global agrobiological diversity

Beneficiary: Ministry of Agriculture

Duration: 2017-2021

(GEF), (UNDP), (Government of Azerbaijan)


National Action Plans (NAPs) that help reduce carbon emissions in the fuel consumption sector of Azerbaijan

Beneficiary: State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR)




Support to the development of small family businesses in the Sheki-Zaqatala Economic Zone through ABAD regional centre in Balakan

Beneficiary: The State Agency for Public

Service and Social İnnovations under the

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, “ABAD”

Public Legal Entity

Duration: 2017-2021



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

Beneficiary: Ministry of Health

Duration: 2018-2021


Promotion of inclusive education through traditional arts

Beneficiary: Center of traditional art of Icharishahar

Duration: 2018-2021


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

Beneficiary: Ministry of Youth and Sport

Duration: 2018-2021


Creation of decent and inclusive jobs for socially vulnerable groups of the population

Beneficiary: Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population

Duration: 2019-2024


Economic Empowerment for Entrepreneurship and Employment (USAID)

Beneficiary: Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population



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