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Cross-sector cooperation for transformative change in gender equality in STEM in Europe and Central Asia

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Europe and Central Asia region will host a virtual conference STEM4ALL: Accelerating gender equality on September 17 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.…  


Integrating complexity in development handbooks, with mayors on the front page

Could a “new normal” for development planning and implementation emerge that embraces radical uncertainty and complexity as a feature, not a bug?  


Tackling air pollution in Europe and Central Asia

The report assesses links between air pollution, climate and health, and explores solutions with a set of policy interventions for major economic activities like industry, transport, health…  


COVID-19 and the countries of South Caucasus Western CIS and Ukraine

This study is focused on the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 on a set of geographically non-contiguous countries located in the Eastern Europe and South Caucasus region, namely Armenia, Azerbaijan,…  


How we’re adapting UNDP’s existing programmes to fight Coronavirus

Around the region, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed our country offices to take their “usual business” and quickly adapt it to address the current context.  


Can the 4th Industrial Revolution help accelerate economic diversification in Azerbaijan?

Azerbaijan, a resource rich economy, experienced an explosion in growth at the beginning of the millennium as a result of rising commodity prices. This growth translated into development as poverty…  


Economic diversification, women and youth top agenda as Head of Eurasia concludes Azerbaijan visit

During her three-day visit to Azerbaijan, Mirjana Spoljaric Egger, Director of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS, discussed with government and civil society the country’s economic…  


Resource centers chart a new future for women entrepreneurs

In Azerbaijan, Women's Resource Centers are equipping women in rural areas with tools and resources to help them launch their own businesses.  


When science, farming and youth converge

Noting the mismatched labour market demand and supply of specialists trained in animal husbandry, a new curriculum gives youth opportunities for future work and a better environment in Azerbaijan's…  


Father mountain provides

In Azerbaiajan's Caucacus mountains, families are turning beekeeping into a wider businesses and saving the environment in the process.  

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