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. I wish you a pleasant and useful surfing on our website.

Ambassador Zoltán HERNYES


Tender call for design, printing and visibility items

13 July 2022 Baku

The Council of Europe is launching a call for a Provider for the provision of design and printing services in the framework of the Project on “Promoting Media Professionalism and Freedom of Information in Azerbaijan – Phase 1 (PRO-M-FEX)". The deadline for submission of applications is 20 August...

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Azerbaijani delegates explore terrorist financing risk assessment techniques through financial flows analysis

20 June 2022 Baku

The Financial Monitoring Service (national Financial Intelligence Unit), law enforcement agencies and other relevant national authorities came together to learn necessary techniques to better cope with terrorist financing (TF) risks, and understand the impact of financial flows to and from...

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Support continued towards enhancement of beneficial ownership transparency framework in Azerbaijan

21-22 June 2022 Baku

The project continues supporting the national authorities in their efforts to enhance beneficial ownership standards and measures. To complement the previous support related to the analysis of the national beneficial ownership legislative framework, 23 representatives of the law enforcement and...

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Conference on Freedom of Association on 13 September 2022

Save the date! Venice Commission (under the auspices of the Irish Presidency) and ODIHR, is organizing a conference on Freedom of Association named “CIVIL SOCIETY: EMPOWERMENT AND ACCOUNTABILITY” to be held on September 13, 2022. This event will last all day and will be divided into 2 parts. It...

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Council of Europe and UNHCR: anyone fleeing war or persecution has the right to seek safety and protection

Council of Europe 20 June 2022 Strasbourg

On the occasion of World Refugee Day on 20 June 2022, the Council of Europe and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) emphasise that anyone fleeing war, conflict or persecution or risking violence, abuse or exploitation, has the right to seek safety and protection. Almost four months into the war in...

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Implementing ECHR judgments: Latest decisions from Committee of Ministers

COMMITTEE OF MINISTERS 10 June 2022 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers has published the case-by-case decisions taken during the Committee’s meeting from 8 to 10 June to supervise the implementation of judgments and decisions from the European Court of Human Rights. The Committee adopted 35 decisions concerning 17...

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Office in Baku

62 Uzeyir Hajibeyli Street,
Marine Plaza Premium Offices, 1010 Baku, Azerbaijan

Tel. (+994 12) 599 11 62/ 63/ 64/ 65

Fax (+994 12) 599 05 30

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