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Friday, October 31, 2014 - 10:00am

Today, nearly 60 representatives of various state agencies, municipalities, civil society and media participated in the “Women’s Leadership in Local Self-Governance” Conference. The conference was organized by the USAID-supported Women’s Participation Program in partnership with the State Committee on Family, Women and Children Affairs of Azerbaijan and with technical support from the National Association of City and District Municipalities.

This conference supported women’s active participation in local decision-making, increasing the role of women in the activities of municipal councils, strengthening cooperation between municipalities and civil society organizations and increasing women’s active participation in the forthcoming municipal elections.

In her opening remarks, Ms. Malahat Hasanova, a member of the Social Affairs Committee of the Parliament and chairperson of the Leader Women Public Union, applauded the efforts of USAID’s Women’s Participation Program in raising public awareness on women’s issues and women’s engagement in decision-making processes, including in local governance.

Friday, March 12, 2010 - 6:30am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Azerbaijan Reproductive Health & Family Planning (RH/FP) Project will launch a social marketing promotion for private sector pharmacies as part of the ongoing National Pomegranate Campaign “Pregnancy Planning – Choose the Right Time!”. The goal is to increase public awareness about modern contraception as the safest and most reliable way to plan a healthy pregnancy and encourage pharmacies to offer consumers the widest possible choice of quality contraceptive products.

Thursday, March 4, 2010 - 11:30am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Microsoft Azerbaijan, forming an alliance aimed at reducing the use of pirated software and boosting innovation, sales, and jobs in Azerbaijan’s developing information technology sector.

“We are pleased to be able to support this partnership, and we look forward to the positive results that this public-private partnership is designed to produce,” states USAID/Caucasus-Azerbaijan Economic Growth Office Director Sheila Young.

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Last updated: June 10, 2014

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