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There is a simple but fundamental skills gap that is not being addressed.
Participants hope to boost political involvement and awareness.
With a large grey economy and poorly observed labour laws, Azerbaijanis who lose their jobs have little support.
Female reporters routinely intimidated by blackmail, sexual assault and harassment.
Azerbaijan and Georgia need to answer urgent questions about reporter’s kidnapping and imprisonment.
12 Dec 15
Officials slow to acknowledge casualties amid rescue efforts hampered by high waves.
30 Nov 15
Two policemen and four alleged members of an Islamist group killed in shootout near Baku.
26 Nov 15
Bad news – it doesn’t herald a softer line on dissent or a clampdown on corruption.
24 Nov 15
Analysts examine new trends as geopolitical context evolves.
7 Nov 15
Local group judges vote “not free, not fair, not democratic and not transparent”.
3 Nov 15
“First they destroyed opposition-leaning and independent media inside the country, and then they shifted to the international media."
27 Oct 15
Opposition figure Ilgar Mammadov beaten up by prison staff, lawyer says.
23 Oct 15
Instead, observers from former Soviet states will applaud the ruling party's repeat victory.
12 Oct 15
Just a "routine" spike in cross-border attacks, or something more ominous?
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