Azerbaijan Employment Support Project (WB-P171250)

Countries
  • Azerbaijan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
B
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Mar 19, 2020
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Borrower
Republic of Azerbaijan
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Law and Government
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 100.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 100.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jan 29, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Jul 19, 2019


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Project Description

According to the Bank's Project Information Document, this project aims to improve the access of vulnerable people to self-employment and income generating opportunities in Azerbaijan. This will entail three components: 

1. Improving the design and implementation of the existing Self-Employment Programme based on international evidence, best practices and local labour market conditions 

2. Increasing the quality of job assistance and intermediation services

3. Administrative record keeping, which will ideally be publicly available

No project information on Bank's website at time of update. 

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Implementing Agencies

Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population (MLSPP). Fuad Musayev; General Director of State Employment Services. fuad.musayev@mlspp.gov.az

Elnur Suleymanov; Director of Employment Policy. elnur.suleymanov@mlspp.gov.az 

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