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 January 2021 that gives priority to co-operating with:



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Country co-ordination


The Principles of Public Administration for European Neighbourhood Policy countries

Publications in Azerbaijani

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EU relations with Azerbaijan

EU Delegation to Azerbaijan

Programme Administration Office

News on Azerbaijan

EU Neighbours East

More countries



Events calendar


Piotr-Nils Gorecki

Country manager
Tel: +33 1 45 24 79 93

SIGMA staff member Piotr Nils Gorecki


Maria Dolzhenko

Project Co-ordinator
Tel: +33 1 45 24 13 01

SIGMA staff member Maria Dolzhenko


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