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The CESD Assessment on the 2019 State Budget Project

The CESD Assessment on the 2019 State Budget Project The current external macroeconomic conditions observed throughout the year of 2018, such as increasing rates by FED/ECB, exerts certain pressure on the economies of developing nations. Despite hovering well-over its predicted value for most of the year, the recent decline in the price of oil once […]

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Residents of Azerbaijan may have to pay off more credit than bargained for

Residents of Azerbaijan may have to pay off more credit than bargained for Vuqar Bayramov: “2.5 million citizens have bank debt, or approximately one fourth of the country’s population”. The Constitutional Court of Azerbaijan has delivered a verdict concerning a disagreement between borrowers and banks on how to pay off dollar-denominated loans – according to […]

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New Debt Policy in Azerbaijan: Hopes, Realities, Risks and Perspectives

New Debt Policy in Azerbaijan: Hopes, Realities, Risks and Perspectives From the second half of 2014, Azerbaijani public debt increased considerably along with several new challenges facing the domestic economy. During this period, the ratio of foreign debt to GDP rose from 8.6% (01.01.2015) to 22.8% (01.06.2018). The increase was 3.4 billion US dollars in […]

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CESD Presentation on Empowerment and Inclusiveness for Sustainable Development: Helping People with disabilities

CESD Presentation on Empowerment and Inclusiveness for Sustainable Development: Helping People with disabilities The CESD Chairman had a presentation at the North and Central Asian Forum on Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals which was held in Tbilisi, Georgia, on 3 and 4 September 2018. The 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) embody […]

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CESD Consulting started implementation of CVEO Project in Azerbaijan

CESD Consulting started implementation of CVEO Project in Azerbaijan CESD Consulting, as a part of CESD Holding, has started a new project titled “Countering Violent Extremist Organizations (VEO) Recruitment in Azerbaijan, Georgia and Macedonia”. Through the Countering VEO (CVEO) Recruitment program, PH International leads a multi-county, multi-faceted effort to reduce the risks of radicalization of […]