Projects of the European Union in Azerbaijan
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This is a 24-month project which aims at achieving the introduction and implementation of an efficient Transfer Pricing Legislation and Transfer Pricing Auditing by the Ministry of Taxes (MOT) of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Further, it will support the MOT in aligning Transfer Pricing legislation with European standards and establish resources for best practice auditing processes.
The EU-funded Twinning project aims at supporting the capacity of the Ombudsman Institution and its Regional Offices by promoting independent, national, non-judicial mechanisms for the protection of human rights in the Republic of Azerbaijan. The expected result of the Project will be the improvement and alignment of institutional processes and standards of the Azerbaijani Ombudsman with EU best practices.
Overall objective of the action is to promote and support free and fair elections in Azerbaijan by increasing awareness and legal protection means/tools for election participants in the upcoming election, thus support Azerbaijan’s compliance to international standards, including priority areas of EU’s European Neighborhood Partnership and commitments to Council of Europe and OSCE.
Project objectives and expected results: The European Union and the Council of Europe Joint Project on “Further support to the penitentiary reform in Azerbaijan” aims to assist the national authorities in reforming the country’s penitentiary system in line with European standards, with focus on promoting improved healthcare (including mental healthcare) services for inmates and human rights compliant practices in management of prisons.