CESD Presented New Research Paper on Corporate Social Responsibility

CESD Presented New Research Paper on Corporate Social Responsibility CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development, leading think tank in Azerbaijan, presented new research paper on corporate social responsibility. The Project is funded by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. The paper mention that all over the world, corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become more and more popular in the business community. In many developed countries, CSR has taken on the character of strategically... Read More

“Managing staff and volunteers in CSOs in Azerbaijan” Workshop was Held in Baku

“Managing staff and volunteers in CSOs in Azerbaijan” Workshop was Held in Baku Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD) held next workshop serious which titled as “Managing staff and volunteers in CSOs in Azerbaijan” on 22nd August, 2013 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The event was organized within the framework of the “Strengthening the capacities of the National Platforms of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum ENPII2012/304-324” (EaP CSF) project. Trainers... Read More

Azerbaijan Economy in The First 7 Months of 2013; Brief Overview

Azerbaijan Economy in The First 7 Months of 2013; Brief Overview CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first 7 months of the year on August, 16, 2013. According to CESD survey, GDP Growth was 3, 8 % in the first seven months of 2013 meanwhile, the center’s price calculation results reached 3,17 % inflation rate in the same period. State Statistics Committee of Azerbaijan, however, reported 5,0 % growth in the seven... Read More

“CSO Sustainability Index 2012– Azerbaijan” was Presented in Baku

“CSO Sustainability Index 2012– Azerbaijan” was Presented in Baku Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD) presented “CSO Sustainability Index 2012– Azerbaijan” with participation of representatives of government, non-government, international organizations and mass-media institutes on 13 August, 2013 at Park Inn Conference Hall in Baku, Azerbaijan. The report was prepared by CESD under management of Management Systems International, USA with financial support... Read More

Policy Document to Assess Azerbaijan’s WTO Accession Process

Policy Document to Assess Azerbaijan’s WTO Accession Process What are the essence and main functions of the World Trade Organization (WTO)? What modifications will Azerbaijan’s accession to the WTO claimed to be with no alternative bring to our country? Why do WTO negotiations, Azerbaijan has been involved for 13 years, still fail? What are advantages and disadvantages of WTO membership? These questions are not fundamental for us and the point is that here WTO Accession does... Read More

The Winner is TAP: The EU’s Failed Policy in the South Caucasus

The Winner is TAP: The EU’s Failed Policy in the South Caucasus Istituto Affari Internazionali, one of leading Italian think tanks have recently distributed article on the selection of Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) which titled as “The Winner is TAP: The EU’s Failed Policy in the South Caucasus ” where cited CESD reports. The article analyzed main reasons of the selection of TAP and what extent the EU has truly met these goals Download Full Article Here  Read More

Call for Papers/ CESD International Conference on Evaluation and Modelling of Comparative Advantages in non-oil sector in Azerbaijan

Call for Papers/ CESD International Conference on Evaluation and Modelling of Comparative Advantages in non-oil sector in Azerbaijan CESD is pleased to invite all interested scholars to submit their abstracts to the CESD İnternational Conference titled as “Evaluation and Modelling of Comparative Advantages in non-oil sector in Azerbaijan”. The conference will be taken place in Baku, Azerbaijan on October, 24, 2013. Project is implemented with support of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.... Read More

Eastern Partnership Visa Liberalisation Index Is Available

Eastern Partnership Visa Liberalisation Index Is Available CESD produces monitoring findings of visa facilitation process in Azerbaijan The liberalisation of the European Union visa regime is one of the priorities of the EU Eastern Partnership initiative covering Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Achieving visa-free travel for short-term trips between the EU and its Eastern neighbours is important not only for the Eastern Partnership states, but also... Read More