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.
Since 2016, Azerbaijan has been participating in an EU-funded project that supports the country in the development and modernisation of migration policy (Support in the Implementation of the Mobility Partnership with Azerbaijan project, MOBILAZE).
Natavan Badalova, an English teacher from Baku, is an active participant of the European educational programme eTwinning Plus, which Azerbaijan joined in 2013.
Gender equality and women’s empowerment are an integral part of the EU's cooperation with its partner countries, including Azerbaijan.
Aytekin Sadiqova is a forced migrant from the Kalbajar region of Azerbaijan, where beekeeping has traditionally been widely developed.
Govher Khanhuseynova comes from the Bilasuvar region of Azerbaijan, around 190 km south-east of the capital Baku. She has always liked baking.
Every year on 3 May, the world marks Press Freedom Day. It’s a day on which we are reminded of the role of free media as a cornerstone of democracy, of the importance of media pluralism, of the significance of objective, quality, ethical journalism in informing citizens and defending their…
Famous Azerbaijani oil tycoon Zeynalabdin Tagiyev, who lived in the early 20th century, once said: "By educating a boy, you get one educated person. By educating a girl, you get an educated family."
Assistance for the sake of truth: how the EU supports the independent mass media in the Eastern Partnership countries
A video published on the official Facebook account of the EU Delegation to Ukraine opens with words: "Three things you should know about Russia Today and Sputnik." The video explains that Russian state-run mass media "do not want to be impartial", and that they "create fake news". These facts are…