Press Release

EU and UNDP organised webinar series to help build capacities of CSOs in Azerbaijan

06 September 2021

As part of the EU-funded “Developing innovation-driven and sustainable civil society in Azerbaijan” project, a two-day webinar series brought together 25 organisations and community groups to equip CSO leaders to gain new knowledge and skills.

The sessions, led by associate professor Dr. Anar Valiyev focused on writing grant proposals, including defining the problem, searching data, conceptualising and presenting project ideas. Some sessions were also dedicated to discussing and proposing new solutions for overcoming the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on society and people in Azerbaijan.

This webinar series will continue next week.

Implemented by UNDP, this EUR 3 million project aims to help increase CSOs' capacities to engage in policy-making processes, local development, and social innovation.

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EU and UNDP organised webinar series to help build capacities of CSOs in Azerbaijan

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