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Welcome to the Council of Europe Office in Baku

The Council of Europe Office in the Republic of Azerbaijan has been assisting and overseeing the implementation of co-operation activities with Azerbaijan since its establishment after the country’s entry into the Organisation on 25 January 2001. It also provides information on relevant activities of the Council of Europe to the general public and its partners.

The office works closely with Azerbaijani authorities, governmental and non-governmental organisations, civil society and the international community to ensure that the activities it carries out address the needs of the country. It accompanies Azerbaijan in improving democracy, human rights and the rule of law as well as in meeting its obligations and voluntary commitments as a Council of Europe member state.

To achieve this endeavour our office implements a number of co-operation projects prepared on the basis of a multiannual action plan with priorities harmonised with our Azerbaijani partners in order to ensure focused and efficient actions serving the best interests of the state and citizens of Azerbaijan. 


Ensuring diversity and inclusiveness: a coordination meeting in Baku with Young European Ambassadors

19 March 2024 Baku, Azerbaijan

The representatives of the Office of the Council of Europe (CoE) in Baku convened a meeting with six Azerbaijani Young European Ambassadors (YEAs), students, young professionals and civil society members,who completed cross-regional online training session sand an in-person training on promoting...

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Artificial Intelligence - Bridging the Equality Gap

Statement by Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić ahead of International Women’s Day

7 March 2024 Strasbourg, France

“More and more, AI is giving shape to the world we live in - our job prospects, our health-care outcomes, our access to benefits and services. The list of areas affected by AI is long and is growing. Unless we learn how to harness the potential of AI to bridge inequalities - including gender...

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New national studies on women's access to justice in the Eastern Partnership countries available

23 February 2024 Strasbourg, France

Policy-makers, judges, prosecutors, legal professionals, as well as representatives of academia and civil society can now benefit from updated national studies “Barriers, remedies and good practices on women’s access to justice” for Azerbaijan, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine. The...

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Council of Europe news

Statement by Dominique Hasler, President of the Committee of Ministers and Marija Pejčinović Burić, Secretary General of the Council of Europe

How the Istanbul Convention is saving lives

24 November 2023 Strasbourg, France

As we approach the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, sobering statistics remind us of the urgent need to stop this violence, and a landmark treaty is proving increasingly successful to do just that: the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating...

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Azerbaijani students tackled digital media literacy and disinformation

9 November 2023 Strasbourg, France

In Azerbaijan, the Council of Europe has organised a three-day training programme to show journalist students how they can use the standards of the Organisation to improve the quality of journalism by analysing the accuracy of what they see and read online on television and in newspapers every...

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Mission to Azerbaijan on the execution of the European Court's judgments

11 September 2023 Baku, Azerbaijan

On 4 and 5 September, the Director of Human Rights and the Department for the Execution of Judgments carried out a mission to Baku. Fruitful exchanges were held with the Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Prosecutor General’s...

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Brochure on 20 Years of Cooperation between the Council of Europe and the Republic of Azerbaijan ENG  AZE