Nariman Hajiyev was the Director of the joint project of UNDP and the Ministry of Communications of Azerbaijan, entitled “National E-Governance Network Initiative”. He has already provided his invaluable assistance while working over the National E-Government Contest in the year 2005. He is the member of a number of institutions, like “VITA” ICT Academy, and also is involved in a number of in-country ICT initiatives as an expert. Mr. Hajiyev has also been involved into the process of development of the first automated translation system from Azeri into a number of European languages. Also, at the moment, the working group of the project under his supervision is performing over the pilot “Info booth” project, which is targeted to enable all the citizens of the country to use the e-Gov applications through the specific info booths to be installed in all the regions of the country. He's done with his PhD andthe topic is also dedicated to thee-Governance.
Currently Mr. Hajiyev is National Project Manager of the joint project of UNDP and the Ministry of Communications of Azerbaijan, entitled“Modernization of Sustainability and Efficiency of ICT infrastructure and ICT services in the Republic of Azerbaijan”. The Project under supervision of Mr. Hajiyev will assist the Government of Azerbaijan to extend the reach the Information and Communication Technologies with a view to increase efficiency of the public sector institutions, maximize socio-economic impact of ICTs on businesses and people, and to maintain multi-stakeholder dialogue about bridging the digital divide at the regional level. To achieve this complex objective, the project will pursue multiple partnerships with international organizations (UNDESA, UNECE, UNPAN and others), national and local authorities in Azerbaijan, civil society, business circles and bilateral partners. The project will have 6 components: 1) development of National ICT Strategy (2013-2020); 2) expansion and upgrade of AzDataCom network; 3) establishment of Public Private Partnership Specialist Centre on ICT/Broadband; 4) building of national capacities for e-participation; 5) awareness raising on Open Government data; 6) establishment of operational framework for EurACA; and 7) establishment of Data Center in Azerbaijan.
Moreover Mr. Hajiyev was the organizer and focal point of several internationally pivotal events, such as the 7th Annual Internet Governance Forum on “Internet Governance for Sustainable Human, Economic and Social Development” organized by the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the United Nations Development Programme on 6-9 November 2012 in Azerbaijan, the Regional Internet Governance Forums 2013 & 2014 in Azerbaijan respectively on topics of “Internet as an Engine for Regional Growth and Advancement” and “Multi-stakeholder Platform for Regional Economic Growth and Cultural Development via ICT".