Transparency Azerbaijan (TA), with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), organized two-day trainings on “Developing NGOs’ Management Skills” for start-up non-governmental organizations (NGO) on 13-14 July and for advanced NGOs on 15-16 July 2016. The training program pursues to contribute to the limited knowledge and use in Azerbaijan of the existing international and local policies and guidelines designed for the management of civil society organizations. Continue reading
Transparency Azerbaijan, with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), presented the report on results of monitoring of the implementation of recommendations provided by Transparency Azerbaijan to public agencies. Recommendations package covers the monitoring period May 2015 – May 2016 and evaluates implementation of recommendations submitted separately at the roundtables, as well as through other channels to the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection, Ministry of Justice, State Registry of Real Estate, Azerigas PU, Azersu OSJ and Azerishiq OSJ, as well as other agencies.
In her opening speech, Rena Safaraliyeva, Executive Director of Transparency Azerbaijan, stated that a number of institutional reforms and new electronic services have been introduced in the last one year. However, several shortcomings with regards to ensuring transparency and accountability still remain. Continue reading
Transparency Azerbaijan, with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), organized a training-seminar to discuss transparency and accountability of municipalities. The event was the latest in a series within the Azerbaijan Partnership for Transparency (APT) project designed to enlighten youth on issues of transparency and accountability of government institutions and processes. Speaking at the event, Abil Bayramov, an independent expert delivered educational and informational lecture. Continue reading
Transparency Azerbaijan Public Anti-corruption Association is pleased to announce that today, the 9 March 2016 the Annual General Meeting of the organization elected a new board and its chairman. The elections have been held in line with our statutes and internal regulations that state that the board members are entitled to serve for maxim of two five year terms. Alimammad Nuriyev, President of «Constitution» Research Fund, one of the leading anti-corruption NGOs in the country; coordinator of the Information and Collaboration Network of NGO’s on Combating against Corruption and Transparency Azerbaijan board member since December 2011 was elected to the position of the chairman of board. Continue reading
BAKU — Transparency Azerbaijan presents the results of monitoring of notary public offices(assessment of customer satisfaction and ensuring transparency). The report was prepared with the support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and in collaboration with the Ministry of Justice. Transparency Azerbaijan aims to facilitate dialogue between the government institutions and NGOs on increasing transparency and accountability.