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CESD Chairman addresses structural changes and shadow economy

CESD Chairman addresses structural changes and shadow economy Dr. Vugar Bayramov, chairman of CESD gave an interview to the Vestnik Kavkaza. In his interview, CESD chairman touched last structural changes, shadow economy, Azerbaijan’s accession to the WTO, problems in the banking sector and other economic issues. He mentioned that in 2012, our center addressed the […]

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CSO Legislation in the EaP and Adapting the V4 Experience Developing the Capacity of Civil Society

CSO Legislation in the EaP and Adapting the V4 Experience Developing the Capacity of Civil Society The main issue this paper seeks to address is the, at times, restrictive legislation on CSOs in EaP countries. Although Georgia has seen its CSOs flourish and expand with many new partnerships and projects, others, as Azerbaijan and Belarus, […]

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CESD is one of founders of The Asia-Pacific Network of Energy Think Tanks

CESD is one of founders of The Asia-Pacific Network of Energy Think Tanks The Asia-Pacific Network of Energy Think Tanks (APNETT) was established within the 10th International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development in Bangkok, Thailand, on October 7th, 2019. CESD from Azerbaijan together with global think thanks from 10 Asia and Pacific countries are […]

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How much is the net minimum wage in Azerbaijan?

How much is the net minimum wage in Azerbaijan? As of September 1, 2019 the amount of minimum wage reached 250 manat. Although the minimum wage was set at 250 manat ($147.05 US) , the net minimum wage in Azerbaijan is knowingly lower. Even if the given amount of 250 manat is considered as a […]

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2020 State Budget of Azerbaijan: Brief Independent Review

2020 State Budget of Azerbaijan: Brief Independent Review The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Azerbaijan presented the draft of the 2020 State Budget. According to the document, the growth rate of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Azerbaijan is expected to decline by 2020. The draft State Budget takes the expected cost per […]