Developing innovation-driven and sustainable civil society in Azerbaijan
This project is designed as a multi-dimensional response to accelerate the development and growth of the civil society sector in Azerbaijan. Its long-term objective is to contribute to building conducive environment for a vibrant, sustainable and innovation-driven civil society in Azerbaijan. Specifically, the project aims to: i) strengthen the CSO capacities in policy making; ii) support their engagement in local development; iii) improve policies for social enterprise ecosystem development, and iv) provide opportunities to boost social entrepreneurship and innovation. The project will address the topics of gender equality and women empowerment, climate change and post-COVID-19 response.
1. Capacities of the CSOs for policy engagement around development issues are strengthened.
2. Essential capacities of the region-based CSOs as actors in local development processes are built.
3. Conducive ecosystem and enabling opportunities for boosting the start and development of social enterprise are improved.
4. Social Enterprise Platform is established and promoted.