State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan
The State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan was established on January 30, 1992.
The State Customs Committee has expanded its structural activities in a very short historical period in order to speed up trade in our country, ensure the protection of the customs territory, as well as create favorable conditions for international relations, open new customs authorities and borders, customs posts, took an active part in the creation of the legislative framework in accordance with international standards and the adoption of the Customs Code, the formation of the state budget, which is one of the most important state tasks.
Important work is being done in our country to increase investment and create conditions for foreign businessmen who can play an important role in the development of our economy. The Customs Committee holds regular meetings with foreign businessmen operating in the country for cooperation. Joint measures are being taken to eliminate the problems facing them in connection with the customs case.
State Committee for Urban Planning and Architecture of the Republic of Azerbaijan
The Committee was established by the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev dated February 28, 2006.
The Committee was involved in a unified urban development policy-making and continues to implement the policy, develop the zoning planning documents, exercise government supervision over compliance with these documents and perform regulatory activities in the relevant area. It also ensures the preservation of sensitive urban planning and national architectural traditions (heritage), identified by the country's leadership, and effective use of their territories together with the relevant local authorities taking into account the natural and local context of cities and their historically established communities. The Committee's activities include maintaining the urban-planning cadastre in accordance with the national legislation, ensuring the improvement of architectural planning solutions for buildings, installations, and facilities, overseeing their development in accordance with urban planning and construction standards and other areas defined in the legislation. In particular, the development of a regulatory framework plays a vital role in the Committee's activities.
State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan
State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan was established by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated January 14, 1998. During its existence, the Committee has purposefully acted to address the existing problems in this area. However, the need for a comprehensive solution to the problems of the family and children in relation to women's issues has led to the establishment of a single public administration body. In this connection, the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs was established by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated February 6, 2006. State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan is the central executive body implementing state policy and regulation in the field of work with family, women and children.
The activities of the Committee are as follows:
- participates in the formation of a unified state policy in the relevant field and ensures the implementation of this policy;
- ensures the development of the relevant field;
- operates in other directions determined by the legislation.
State Statistics Committee
The State Statistics Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan provides the operation of a system of statistical data on the basis of a single methodology in the economic and social spheres of the country. The State Statistics Committee is an independent central economic state management body operating in the system of central executive bodies of the Republic of Azerbaijan, managing statistics and accounting.
The State Statistics Committee carries out its activities on the principles of objective and comprehensive study of socio-economic processes in the country, ensures the transparency of information on the socio-economic situation in the country, respects the rights of legal entities and individuals and enhances the role of statistics and responsible for the implementation of the directed policy.
The State Committee on Work with Diaspora of the Republic of Azerbaijan
One of the most important events of the past period was the establishment of the State Committee on Affairs with Diaspora on the basis of the State Committee for Work with Azerbaijanis Living Abroad by Order No. 54 of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated November 19, 2008. Contemporary, the diaspora concept becomes an essential element of international relations. The reality of our globalized world sets new tasks in the field of Diaspora building. Rapid integration processes among nations, the growing role of diaspora and lobbying organizations in international politics have made it a historic necessity for more broad-based activities in this area. Establishment of the State Committee on Affairs with Diaspora was precisely this necessity.
Establishment of the State Committee on Affairs with Diaspora expand opportunities for establishing direct cooperation with diaspora organizations of other nations and government agencies that directly responsible for the various countries.
The State Committee on Religious Associations of the Republic of Azerbaijan
The State Committee on Religious Associations of the Republic of Azerbaijan is the central executive body that ensures the implementation of state policy in the field of religious activity, compliance with the legislation on religious organizations, coordination of activities of relevant executive authorities with regard to religious organizations.
The State Committee on Religious Associations of the Republic of Azerbaijan issues a bulletin every two months to inform the public.
State Committee for Affairs of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons of the Republic of Azerbaijan
In accordance with the Regulations approved by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan No. 187 of February 1, 2005, the main tasks of the Committee are temporary settlement, repatriation, social protection of refugees, IDPs and persons seeking refugee status, purposeful work with relevant government agencies, international and non-governmental organizations in order to increase employment, reduce poverty, create conditions for refugees and IDPs to return to their places of forced leave, provide them with housing and social facilities, repair and construction work, provision with relevant design and estimate documents, etc. to participate in the formation of state policy in the field of problem solving and to ensure its implementation.