Azerbaijan establishes National Coordination Council for Sustainable Development



Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order setting up a National Coordination Council for Sustainable Development.

Under the presidential order, the council shall determine national priorities in accordance with global goals and targets of importance to Azerbaijan by 2030, and coordinate state socio-economic programs and strategies with Sustainable Development Goals.

The council can involve local and foreign experts, specialists, international organizations and research institutions in its activity, and also create ad hoc working groups.

The President appointed the Ministry of Economy as the council’s Secretariat.

The council will submit annual reports about what was done to achieve Sustainable Development Goals to the President of Azerbaijan.



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