Azerbaijan UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF)
United Nations Resident Coordinator's Office
Over the last five years, Azerbaijan has demonstrated its firm commitment towards achieving the 2030 Agenda. The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan issued the Decree in 2016, to establish the National Coordination Council for Sustainable Development - a key partner for the United Nations to channel its support to the Government of Azerbaijan since then. The United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) is aligned with Government strategic development priorities over the period of 2021- 2025 and is directly linked to the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda.
Draft the UNSDCF to set the strategic vision and
direction for cooperation between the
Government of Azerbaijan and the United
Nations Country Team (UNCT) for the period
of 2021-2025. Lead consultative
engagement between the Government, the UNCT and its national and international partners. In
the context of the Sustainable Development
Goals (SDGs), considering how
to leverage the comparative advantages of
the United Nations System to best support
national priorities and align UN activities with
the country’s strategic outlook. Lead national dialogue sessions with the Government supporting the UN Resident Coordinator to Azerbaijan, Ghulam M. Isaczai.
Led the drafting of the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) for Azerbaijan.
"The cornerstone of this strategy is an investment in people, in durable solutions and in institutions that are responsive to the needs of the most vulnerable in society. Leaving no one behind and deploying a rights-based approach to development are the founding tenets of the approach adopted, and this speaks to our commitment to further an agenda fundamentally grounded in developing human capital."
Mikayil Jabbarov, Minister of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Ghulam M. Isaczai UN Resident Coordinator in the Republic of Azerbaijan
Policy and Investment Advisory
UN Country Programs