Azerbaijan and SIGMA


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Status: EU Neighbourhood country
Capital City: Baku
Population: 9.8 million
Currency: Azerbaijanian manat (AZN)


A Partnership and Co-operation Agreement with the EU came into effect on 1 July 1999 and remains in place. A European Neighbourhood Policy Action Plan was adopted in 2006 and Azerbaijan is one of the six partners in the EU’s Eastern Partnership.

SIGMA, the EC and the Azerbaijani authorities agreed a work programme in December 2016 that gives priority in the period to June 2018 to co-operating with:

  • The State Examination Center in reviewing the Civil Service Law and corresponding secondary legislation.

  • The competent authorities for public administration reforms in reviewing their initiatives.



Related Links


Country Co-ordinator


EC's progress reports

European Neighbourhood Action Plans

Publications in Azerbaijani

More publications

EU relations with Azerbaijan

EU Delegation to Azerbaijan

Programme Administration Office

More countries


2016 events

2015 events

2014 events

2013 events

‌Daniel IvarssonSIGMA staff member Daniel Ivarsson

Senior Adviser public procurement

Tel: +33 1 45 24 76 82


Hannah WhybrowSIGMA staff member Hannah Whybrow

Project Co-ordinator
Tel: +33 1 85 55 44 97


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