Recent news

Latest items of recent news relevant to Azerbaijan as reported in our fortnightly newswire ‘Dernières nouvelles’. 

Azerbaijan: Agreement on a US$100 million loan with World Bank reached

The World Bank and the government of Azerbaijan have reached an agreement on a US$100 million loan for the financing of a project that aims to improve the employment of vulnerable groups, including persons with disabilities, women, displaced persons, young people and people with lower educational levels …

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Azerbaijan: Agreement on pension insurance signed with Bulgarian government

Governments of Azerbaijan and Bulgaria have signed an agreement on pension insurance, providing for the regulation of pension provisions, social insurance contributions, and the protection of pensions earned by Bulgarian and Azerbaijani citizens …

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Azerbaijan/Lithuania: Cooperation agreement on labour and social security

The two labour ministries have signed a cooperation agreement on labour and social security …

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Azerbaijan: Amendments to the Law on Labour Pensions

President Ilham Aliyev has signed a Decree on Amendments to the Law on Labour Pensions that will take effect on October 1st, 2019 …

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Azerbaijan: Number of persons engaged in economy and salaries

According to latest figures from the State Statistical Committee, over the year to January 2019, the number of employees engaged in the country’s economy has increased by 1 …

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Azerbaijan: President orders increase in minimum monthly wages

With effect from March the 1st, 2019, the minimum monthly wage will increase to 180 manats (US$105 …

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Azerbaijan: Government approves protocol on visa-free regime with Kazakhstan

Azerbaijani and Kazakh citizens may stay in each other’s country for up to 90 days without a visa and are exempted from registration for the initial 30 days …

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Azerbaijan: A new reward system for civil servants

A group of international experts has come up with a new reward system for the country’s 29,000 civil servants …

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Azerbaijan: New amendments to migration legislation enter into force

New amendments to Azerbaijan’s migration legislation have now entered into force …

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Azerbaijan: Minimum wage increased

The new national minimum wage was increased last month rose from AZN 116 (US$69) to AZN 130 (US$77) a month …

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Azerbaijan: New unemployment insurance system introduced

A new unemployment insurance system has just been introduced …

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Azerbaijan: Urgent e-Visa now available

A new urgent e-Visa option has been introduced for all nationals of countries that are eligible for Azerbaijani e-visas …

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Azerbaijan: Amendments to the Labour Code

The Azerbaijan parliament has recently been considering a number of amendments to the Labour Code …

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Azerbaijan: Rise in average earnings

The Azerbaijan State Statistical Committee has just reported that at the beginning of 2016 only 41% of employees in the country worked in the private sector, with only 12 …

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