From achievements in sport to achievements in politics: How EU-supported project helps women in Azerbaijan realise their dreams

From achievements in sport to achievements in politics: How EU-supported project helps women in Azerbaijan realise their dreams

23 March 2020
Dilara Aliyeva won her first sports competition in running when she was 12 years old. But her real passion has always been football, and her ultimate dream was to become a football manager.
Sitara Ibragimbeyli and her film Terpsichore: How the EU supports gender equality in Azerbaijan

Sitara Ibragimbeyli and her film Terpsichore: How the EU supports gender equality in Azerbaijan

11 December 2019
Efforts in the field of gender equality are one of the integral elements of the European Union's work in Azerbaijan. Many projects are being implemented in this direction throughout the country.
Baku’s first inclusive craft class: sparking interest in children with disabilities

Baku’s first inclusive craft class: sparking interest in children with disabilities

26 November 2019
"We tried to take our son to sports and various courses but nothing was interesting to him, he did not want to leave the house. He went to a few classes and then stopped.
Breaking stereotypes: how teachers are trained in Azerbaijan to work with children with disabilities

Breaking stereotypes: how teachers are trained in Azerbaijan to work with children with disabilities

10 September 2019
In Azerbaijan, a country with a population of 10 million, about 70,000 children are registered with a disability.
10th anniversary of the EU Eastern Partnership: what has changed for Azerbaijan?

10th anniversary of the EU Eastern Partnership: what has changed for Azerbaijan?

14 May 2019
The Eastern Partnership (EaP) programme for deepening and strengthening relations between the European Union and its six Eastern partner countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine – celebrates its 10th anniversary in May.
The free legal aid being made available to those who are less fortunate in Azerbaijan

The free legal aid being made available to those who are less fortunate in Azerbaijan

30 November 2018
Her ex-husband does not pay child maintenance and refuses to give his permission for their child to be taken abroad for medical treatment. Meanwhile, her pensioner mother has a severe disability but does not receive adequate benefits.
Earthquake, chemical leak, floods… EU MOLDEX 2017 exercise brings together rescue teams from nine countries

Earthquake, chemical leak, floods… EU MOLDEX 2017 exercise brings together rescue teams from nine countries

02 October 2017
A 7.5 magnitude earthquake on then Richter scale occurs in the Vrancea Mountains, 255 km away from Moldova’s capital city, Chisinau. It causes the collapse of buildings in Cojusna and Ialoveni and the breach of a dam resulting in the flooding of Ghidighici Lake, while a leak at the “Aroma” Factory…
The Head of the European Union Delegation to Azerbaijan, Ambassador Malena Mard, explains in an interview why the partnership between the EU and Azerbaijan is so important

Azerbaijan is our neighbour, and neighbours matter a lot

02 November 2016
The Head of the European Union Delegation to Azerbaijan, Ambassador Malena Mard, explains in an interview why the partnership between the EU and Azerbaijan is so important. Which are the main EU values that are shared by Azerbaijan? The European Union wants to see a democratic, prosperous and…
Azerbaijani and EU flags, with brochures

Azerbaijan and the European Union: 25 years of cooperation and vision for the future

01 July 2016
In 2016, Azerbaijan and the EU are celebrating their 25th anniversary of collaboration: their first contacts date back to 1991 in the framework of the technical assistance programme to the Commonwealth of Independent States - TACIS.