About us

Partnership for Economic and Social Initiatives (PESI) is a civil society organization aiming to support social cohesion and economic development for better functioning market economy and rise of welfare in Azerbaijan.

Since its inception, PESI has been committed to advance social dialogue, benchmark innovative business practices, strengthen social partnership for sustainable development, increase citizen participation for building vibrant and dynamic civil society, amplify local and international efforts for the development of resilient business climate, empower women and youth to achieve their equal participation and full integration into the social and economic life of the country.

Through collaborative actions with local and regional partners, PESI supports the initiatives that address social, economic and environmental priorities of Azerbaijan's Development Concept 2020 as well as Strategic Roadmaps on Development of the National Economy and its Main Sectors.


All our activities are guided by OUR MISSION:

PESI aims to explore and advance public policy options through multidisciplinary research, education, consulting, advocacy, business support and technical services, setting the standard for professional excellence. We turn knowledge into practice, resulting in quality products and effective solutions.


PESI seeks to become as a premier source of policy research and strategic analyses dedicated to address major economic and social issues facing the public and private sectors of Azerbaijan. Following the practice of its core values, PESI puts accumulated knowledge to fill important gaps in the understanding of public policy realm, with an eye toward educating the public and informing policy debate.

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