10 Jul 2020Coming soon: ‘Hydro-Heroes’
A Water Saving App for citizens to report local water leaks
04 Jul 2020An interwiew on the water resources and Kura river by Ahmed Elseoud
Ahmed Elseoud is Project Senior Capacity Building Coordinator of UNDP-GEF Kura II Project. He was a guest on a talk show on Real TV, one of the local channel in Azerbaijan.
15 Apr 2020INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S ART CONTEST ON WATER
The UNDP-GEF Kura II Project is inviting you to take part in the Kura Project Earth Day Art Competition dedicated to Earth Day to be held online on our social media sources in May 05, 2020. Deadline: by 26 April, 2020
08 Apr 2020UNDP-GEF Kura II YouTube Channel
UNDP-GEF Kura II Project has launched its YouTube Channel. You can now watch all our videos through our YouTube Channel.
25 Feb 2020Happy #WaterTuesday!
Happy #WaterTuesday! In Azerbaijan and Georgia, within the UNDP-GEF Regional Kura II Project, together with our partners from the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources and @theGEF we are working to preserve life and prosperity along the Kura river. #EveryDropMatters
16 Oct 2019Women and Water training in Saatli, Azerbaijan
On 16 October the UNDP-GEF Kura II Project team together with the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs in Azerbaijan hold a training on Freshwater resources on Earth, municipal water consumption at home and how women play role in this process in Saatli.
14 Oct 2019Women and Water training in Hajigabul
On 14 October the UNDP-GEF Kura II Project team together with the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs in Azerbaijan hold a training on Freshwater resources on Earth, municipal water consumption at home and how women play role in this process in Hajigabul, Azerbaijan.
15 Apr 2019Stakeholder Training on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) for NGOs
On 15 April 2019, at UNDP-GEF Kura II Tbilisi Office Stakeholders Training On Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) For Non-Governmental Organizations was led by Dr. Mary M. Matthews and Eng. Abou A. Elseoud.
27 Mar 2019UNDP-GEF Kura II Project Junior Experts, Ms. Aysel Kamilli and Mr. Ahmadiya Sarkarov have been teaching at the Baku State University
UNDP-GEF Kura II Junior Experts, Ms. Aysel Kamilli and Mr. Ahmadiya Sarkarov have been teaching at the undergraduate level Hydrology and Biology program of the Baku State University (BSU) as of 27 March 2019. Both Aysel and Ahmadiya are IWRM program students at the BSU, which has been established during the first phase of this project.
28 Feb 2019Regional Working Group on Shared Water Quality Indicators
Regional Working Group (RWG) on Shared Water Quality Indicators of the Kura II project had its second meeting on 28 February 2019 in Georgia. The main objective of this working group is to esatblish a sustainable mechanism for monitoring and evaluation of water quality, as well as establishing the shared indicators list.
08 Jun 2017Meeting held between Kura II team and Georgia’s Environment and Natural Resources Ministry Focal Point
The UNDP / GEF Kura II project team met with Georgian focal point Marina Makarova, the Head of Water Resource Division at Georgia’s Ministry of Environment and Natural Resource Protection, on June 6, 2017 in Tbilisi, to discuss the ongoing and future issues, related to advancing Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) across the Kura river basin through implementation of the transboundary agreed actions and national plans.
06 Jun 2017Water economy and amelioration specialists’ professional appreciation day was celebrated in Azerbaijan
The scientific – practical conference was conducted in Baku on Monday, June 5, 2017 dedicated to the water economy and amelioration specialists’ professional appreciation day. The conference had been jointly organized by the Azersu JSC and Amelioration and Water Economy JSC within the celebration of this special day announced as professional appreciation day by the decree of the President of Azerbaijan since May 14, 2014.
05 Jun 2017Kura II PCU team had fruitful meeting in Azersu JSC
On Friday, June 2, 2017 the Kura II PCU had meeting with the representatives of Azersu JSC – the main water supply operator of Azerbaijan.
25 May 2017The Kura II project team attended the National Conference on EaP GREEN Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production project in Azerbaijan
At the invitation of the UNIDO Project Team, the UNDP – GEF Kura II project staff attended the National Conference on EaP GREEN Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production project in Azerbaijan in Baku, on 25-th May 2017. The National Conference was organized under the UNIDO-led Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) Demonstration Component, as part of a regional project "Greening Economies in the European Union's Eastern Neighbourhood" (EaP GREEN) funded by the European Union (EU) with additional co-financing by the Government of Slovenia and the Development Bank of Austria.
12 May 2017Kura II PCU team is having meetings with stakeholders in Tbilisi and Baku
The UNDP GEF Kura II PCU had conducted fruitful meetings with the representatives of stakeholders from water sector in Azerbaijan and Georgia within the recent 2 weeks. Project Chief Technical Advisor Dr. Mary Matthews and Senior Capacity Building Expert Mr. Ahmed Abou Elseoud together with the staff of Tbilisi office of Kura II had series of meetings in Tbilisi during the dates of May 2 to May 5 meeting with wide range of experts, senior advisors and high level decision makers including deputy minister.
26 Apr 2017Kura PCU staff members attended meeting of the EU National Water Policy Dialogue on April 26, 2017
The Steering Committee meeting of the EU National Water Policy Dialogue in Azerbaijan is organized at the Central Park hotel in Baku on April 26, 2017.
25 Apr 2017Kura II PCU staff members took part at CBD Regional Workshop in Baku
The UNEP Convention on Bio Diversity (CBD) Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs) in the Black Sea and Caspian Sea Region is conducted in Baku during 25-29 April 2017.
21 Apr 2017Grand opening event of the Kura II PCU office and IWRM Training Center
The Integrated Water Resources Management Training Center is established within the UNDP – GEF Kura II project with the aim to provide additional effect and ensure sustainability of the project through capacity building and development of human resources for water management in the region.
20 Apr 2017Georgia and Azerbaijan share rivers and plans for a water rich future
The Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan hosted the Regional Inception Workshop of the “UNDP - GEF Kura II Project: Implementing IWRM Across the Kura River Basin” on April 6-7, 2017 in the grand Minister’s Conference Hall in Baku.