CESD Anti-Corruption Strategy Submitted to the Parliament

Anti-Corruption Strategy for Azerbaijan Republic produced by Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD) was submitted to the Parliament of Azerbaijan on March, 17, 2011. According to the Azerbaijani Parliament, draft law will be put in the Parliament Agenda next week. It is noted that some policy recommendations listed in the strategy have been recently approved by the Government. For instance, Azerbaijani President signed the decree on simplify procedures and increase... Read More

CESD Presented New Policy Paper on Visa Facilitation

Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD) presented new policy paper on visa facilitation between European Union and Azerbaijan. The paper reviews the current relations between Azerbaijan and the EU and the compliance of Azerbaijan to its international obligations and commitments, particularly in terms of the visa facilitation process, document security, and the border management policy of Azerbaijan. The research was supported by PASOS with funding of Local Government... Read More

Advocacy Workshop held in Baku

Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD) under management of Management Center, Cyprus and with funding from European Commission held Advocacy and Campaigning in Civil Society Workshop on March 09-11, 2011. Representatives from all leading Civil Society Organizations attended the workshop. Senior trainer from Cyprus served as trainer in the workshop. At the end of the course participants was able to analyse the policy-making dynamics and be able to identify appropriate... Read More