UN keen on supporting Azerbaijan’s economic development

The UN and Azerbaijan will discuss further steps as part of achieving goals of the countrychr("39")s sustainable economic development, the UN Resident Coordinator in Azerbaijan Ghulam Isaczai told reporters in Baku on Feb. 14.

Ghulam Isaczai said this will have a positive impact on the society of Azerbaijan, he noted.

The programs planned to be implemented are important for women and children, as well as for people with disabilities both in cities and in villages, he said, adding that the UN would like to support Azerbaijan's economic development.

He noted that the UN continues to work with Azerbaijan on a number of projects.

The sustainable development goals were adopted by the UN member countries in September 2015. Overall, there are 17 goals and 169 tasks to be implemented in 2016-2030.