Projects

Project Name: Support for the Development of Startup Ecosystem by Enhancing the Effectiveness of Innovation Policy

Objective: look into the legislative framework governing entrepreneurship and innovation activity, examine the impact of existing innovation policies and support mechanisms for startups, analyze international experience about the potential of crowdfunding platforms for improving access to financing for startups and easing their connection with investors as well as develop recommendations geared towards addressing the challenges and tapping the opportunities of introducing crowdfunding as alternative source of funding to foster tech-based innovation and stimulate start-up ecosystem in Azerbaijan

Year of implementation: 2020

Funded by: The Council on State Support to Non-Governmental Organizations


Project Name: Strengthening Transparency Requirements in the Business Legislation

Objective: examine regulatory compliance with transparency requirements in the legislative acts regulating the business activity and develop recommendations for improvement

Year of implementation: 2019

Funded by: The Council on State Support to Non-Governmental Organizations


Project Name: Promoting the Practice of Beneficial Ownership Disclosure in the Extractive Industry 

Objective: analyse the international experience on beneficial ownership disclosure in the extractive industry and develop recommendations on the use of best practices to improve disclosure and reporting of beneficial owners in Azerbaijan

Year of implementation: 2018

Funded by: The Council on State Support to Non-Governmental Organizations


Project Name: Enhancing the Effectiveness of Public Finance Control

Lead Organization - EDF Azerbaijan

Objective: enhance the effectiveness of external scrutiny and audit by strengthening legal and institutional capacity of relevant state authorities in monitoring public funds

Year of implementation: 2012 - 2014

Funded by: European Union

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