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Read the latest press releases from 2015 published by UNICEF Azerbaijan (in chronological order) 

Azerbaijan’s Paralympic movement leads the way in overcoming barriers to sports participation for children with disabilities
BAKU, 2 December 2015 - Opportunities for people with disabilities to practice and excel at sport, let alone to compete internationally in a Paralympic Games, were almost un-thought of in Azerbaijan a decade ago.

Legal and judicial system of Azerbaijan becomes more child-friendly
BAKU, 30 November 2015 - When making a misdeed or even committing a minor offence, a teenager falls under jurisdiction of a judicial system, which in post-Soviet countries is not responding well to child nature.

Access to Justice: UNICEF supports capacity building training for partners
BAKU, 13 November 2015 - A 5-day capacity building training supported by the EU and UNICEF Azerbaijan for members of the National Preventive Group on Torture of the Ombudsman's office was conducted in Baku from November 9-13, 2015.

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom meets refugee and migrant children on the move in Serbia
Belgrade/GENEVA, 30 September 2015 – UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom has completed his two-day visit to Serbia to meet refugee and migrant children moving into Europe in the hope of finding a place of safety.

National report on nutrition published
BAKU, 14 April, 2015 - A joint report released today by the United Nations Children’s Fund in Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Health shows progress has been made in recent years in most nutrition indicators for children.

UNICEF and Baku 2015 European Games launch collaboration to harness the power of sport for all children
BAKU/GENEVA, 16 March 2015 - UNICEF and the Baku 2015 European Games Operations Committee have announced a world-first collaboration that seeks to enrich the lives of young people in Azerbaijan.

UNICEF Regional Director to visit Azerbaijan - Renewing focus on the most vulnerable children
BAKU, 13 March, 2015 – UNICEF Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia Ms. Marie-Pierre Poirier will visit Baku to discuss the positive gains made and the remaining challenges ahead as part of Azerbaijan and UNICEF’s partnership to realize the rights

Access to Justice for Children: EU and UNICEF reinforce their commitment to improve juvenile justice in Azerbaijan
BAKU, 21 January 2015 – Today the European Union and UNICEF, in partnership with the Government of Azerbaijan and the Human Rights Commissioner (Ombudsman), have jointly launched the Promoting Access to Justice for Children in Azerbaijan project.



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