EU-funded FLEG II Program has completed in February 2017. Learn more about the Program and its results, read the final reports, or contact us.

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Azerbaijan

 

  • Why certification of forest products is important
  • Save Our Forests, Our lungs, Our Treasure.

 

22/03/2016
Azerbaijani Rural Communities and Forests: A Profound Connection

The second phase of FLEG’s Forest Dependency Study in Azerbaijan is underway to discover more about forest-dependent communities in the country



11/02/2016
Stakeholders find ways to develop forest-oriented sustainable recreation and tourism in Azerbaijan

Baku, February 4, 2016 – Sustainable recreation and tourism have a great potential in the regions of Azerbaijan, but there is a need to increase knowledge and resources on the ground. FLEG II Azerbaijan shared its expertise on the subject during a three-day intensive seminar.



20/01/2016
FLEG II contributes to the development of national forestry policy in Azerbaijan

Baku, January 8, 2016 – The National Program Advisory Committee (NPAC) met in the premises of the World Bank in Azerbaijan. Members and invited guests who include representatives of the Implementing Organizations and the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan discussed the progress of Program’s implementation, challenges and ways to improve the ongoing stance.



26/11/2015
FLEG II Azerbaijan in CTE 2015: wider acknowledgement of achievements

November 21, Baku – FLEG II Azerbaijan took part in 6th Azerbaijan International Environmental Exhibition – Caspian: Technologies for Environment (CTE).



12/11/2015
Save Our Forests, Our lungs, Our Treasure.

A short video has been prepared to raise awareness about the importance of biodiversity and ecosystem of Azerbaijan forests, within “European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) East Countries Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) II Program” funded by the European Union (EU).



16/10/2015
NPAC Azerbaijan appraises FLEG II outcomes in 2015

The members of the National Program Advisory Committee gathered in Baku, Azerbaijan to discuss the progress of the Program’s implementation, challenges and ways to improve the ongoing stance.



12/10/2015
Azerbaijani young foresters call for joint efforts in tackling ecological problems

43 pupils and students from more than 10 countries came together to discuss forest problems in the cities of Moscow and Suzdal, Russia.



25/08/2015
FSC Regional Workshop in Baku

FSC Regional Workshop for Caucasus was held in Baku, Azerbaijan on 1st of August with support of FLEG II program. Joint event was organized by FSC Regional Office for CIS countries together with valuable support of Green Building Council Azerbaijan, WWF-Azerbaijan, the Architects Union of Azerbaijan Republic, Young Architects and Student Club, MGIMO University and Akrolit LLC. The workshop hosted discussions about supporting responsible management of forests in the region through the formation of environmentally responsible procurement of certified timber from socially and ecologically oriented business.



14/08/2015
Children from 6 countries agreed to cooperate at FLEG II first regional youth camp

The young foresters from Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine came together at FLEG II first regional youth camp in Gakh, Azerbaijan on August 2-6, 2015. They discussed ways of improving and increasing the young forester movement across the region, as well as the international experience in the protection and sustainable management of the forest resources.



03/08/2015
FLEG II organizes its first regional youth camp in Azerbaijan

Children from 6 countries will come together to discuss forest management and young foresters’ movement. The FLEG ll Program will carry out a one-week summer camp in Gakh district of Azerbaijan on August 2-9 for the most distinguished activists of the young foresters' movement from Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine.




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