Quarterly Report (I)
Project title: “Enhancing the Effectiveness of Government by Strengthening the Role of Think Tanks in Decision-making Arena”
Reporting period: 08.02.2012 – 20.04.2012
Reporting organization: Economic Research Center
Person in charge for the report: Samir Huseynov
Organization reported to: European Union Delegation to Azerbaijan Date of report submission: 27.04.2012 Accomplished Activities 1. Determination Determination of project staff andof project staff and of project staff and of the project :1.1. On the 8th of February 2012 ambassador Roland Kobia, Head of the European Union Delegation to Azerbaijan signed the contract on behalf of the European Union with Mr. Gubad Ibadoglu, the Chairman of the Board of Economic Research Center. This was the official kick-off of the “Enhancing the Effectiveness of Government by Strengthening the Role of Think Tanks in Decision-making Arena” project. 1.2. After the official agreement about the project, Economic Research Center prepared and submitted all necessary documents for registering the project at the Ministry of Justice. Currently, the documents are under review and ERC was informed by the ministry that the approval would be posted on the website of the ministry in near future. Please note that yet the ministry has not posted any project registration on its website for 2012. 1.3. Immediately after the project kick-off, Economic Research Center started to form project staff for effective realization of the project. Action plan was reviewed again and labor division was conducted on the base of relative competencies of the staff for increasing work efficiency.