AZERBAIJAN - MEETING

AZERBAIJAN - MEETING

VIENNA, 28 September 2021 – UNIDO Director General LI Yong met with Fariz Rzayev, Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, to reiterate mutual interest to expand cooperation in the context of the planned five-year Cooperation Framework aimed to foster joint activities in a set of key priority areas, including Industry 4.0, environmental sustainability and renewable energy. Currently, within the EU4Environment programme implemented in Azerbaijan, UNIDO promotes resource efficiency and circular economy practices in the industrial sector. Within the project funded by the Government of Slovenia, UNIDO facilitates the establishment of a pilot Digital Education and Innovation Centre to develop the innovation ecosystem and support infrastructure in Azerbaijan.