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Davud Rehimli, president



RAHİMLİ Davud Said oglu


Expert on the rights of persons with disabilities and on accessibility for all


Home address: 4 Hamza Babashov str, apt. 34, 9th micro-district, Baku city AZ1147.

Phone (home): (+994 12) 569 38 49, Cell: (+994 50) 371 03 02

Work address: 166a M J Mammadzade street, Baku city AZ 1138

Phone (work): (+994 12) 434 48 36; telfax: (+994 12) 434 93 29;

E-mail: union-dpo@baku.az  davudrehimli@gmail.com

Date of birth: 15.12.1958

Place of birth: Damirchi village of the Shamakhy region

Ist group disability from 1987




1966/67 - 1976/77 Secondary school at the village Damirchi of Shamakhy region

1979 - 1980 Technical school number 61 of Baku city (first-class diploma)

1982 - 1987 Baku Base Power Engineering Technical School (first -class diploma)

1990 - 1994 Azerbaijan State Oil Academy – the faculty of applied mathematics:

                                                                       profession of an engineer-programmer


Language skills:

Azerbaijani - native

Turkish- good


English –beginner


Work experience and social activity

1977 - 1979 – Military Service in Army

1980 - 1987 - Baku Main Construction Office

1991 – 2014 The Society “For International Cooperation of People with Disabilities” -Chairman

1995 – 2005 National Assembly of Youth Organization of Republic Azerbaijan (NAYORA) –

member of the board

1998 – National representative of the World Disability Union

2003 – Union of Disabled People’s Organizations (UDPO) - President

2001 - Member of the board of National NGOs Forum

2005 - Member of the Expert Commission under the Ombudsman

2010 - Member of the Working Group on Convention “On the Rights of Persons with Disabilities” of

            the UN;

2012-2014 The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Azerbaijan

                   member of the following commissions:

- commission on implementing distribution of residential houses constructed in various cities and regions of the Republic for the  families of people with disabilities and  martyrs,

- commission on assistance to the solution of the social conditions and medical rehabilitation  problems.

2013 - Member of the Expert Group on Human Rights Monitoring and Reporting to UN Treaty


2011 - 2012 “Support to the activity of Ombudsman” UNICEF project- consultant-expert

2015 – Deputy Chairman of the Public Council under the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection

             of Population of the Republic of Azerbaijan

2015 – Chairman of the department on Eastern Europe and CIS countries of the Disabled People


2016 - Member of the Eastern Partnership National Civil Society Platform

2012 – 2017 - Expert on the evaluation of international projects on implementation of the UN

                        Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

2015 – Director of “Universal Dizayn” Disability Adaptation Equipment LLC

2014 – Member of the working group "Human Rights and Business" under the Ombudsman

2017-  An expert on investigation of disability issues in Central Asia and Azerbaijan

2017 - Member of the Government-Civil Society Dialogue Platform for Promotion of the Open  


2017 – Vice-president of the International Union of Organizations of People with Disabilities

2017 – Member of the European Disability Forum

2015 - 2019 Member of the Public Council under the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of

                     Population of the Republic of Azerbaijan

2018- Member of the Extractive Industries Transparency Commission

2019 – Consultative status at UN Economic and Social Affairs Council (ECOSOC)

2019 –  Member of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals

2019 -  Member of The Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities for UN Sustainable  

             Development Goals

2020 – Member of the European Network on Independent Living

  • Participated in preparation of drafts of laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On the Rights of Persons with Disabilities", "On Public Associations", "On Non-Governmental Organizations (Public Unions and Funds)", "On Social Order" and "National Action Program for the Protection of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (for 2010-2014 and 2014-2018).
  • Developed “Regulations on creation of activity and living conditions important for people with disabilities and other people with limited mobility in the development of drafts of buildings and facilities”
  • Prepared parallel report on the Universal Periodic Review (2011)
  • Prepared and presented parallel report on “Convention on the Rights of  Persons with Disabilities” of  UN.(2013, 2014, 2018, 2019)
  • Trainer on UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • Expert on disability and universal design
  • Coordinator of  about 37 projects and programs

Computer skils:

MS Office, Corel Draw, Photoshop, Internet Explorer

Participation in  trainings:

 “Management of NGOs”, “Strategic planning”, “Advocacy and lobbying”, “Fundraising”, “Management of the projects”, “To ensure sustainability of projects”, “Abilities to work in a team”,  “Understanding of Disability”, ”Integration in education”, “The  principles of the management of projects”, “Inclusive education”, “EU “PADOR” registration and preparation of  project”, “Monitoring and evaluation", “Staff management and leadership”, “Nationalization and prioritization of SDGs”, “Development of proposals by civil society for implementation of SDGs”, “Promoting the role of civil society in gender-sensitive SDGs implementation”, “Social Media” trainings.


Master Training of Trainers program on “Support to NGOs in Advertising, Monitoring and Evaluating the Implementation of SDGs at National and Local Levels” organized in March 2019 in the frame of the project “Promoting the role of civil society in gender-sensitive implementation of Sustainable Development Goals” implemented by UNDP.


“Provision of accessibility of social infrastructure objects for people with disabilities and other groups of population with limited mobility” training organized in May 2019.


Carried out trainings:

“Understanding of Disability” in the communities of refugees and IDPs (internally displaced persons) (Aghdam, Barda, Terter, Mingechevir, Agjabedy)

Trainer-expert,  “Physical barriers”, “Integrated education”, “Understanding of disability”, “Inclusive education”, “Community planning and development”, “Abilities to work in a team”, “Advocacy and lobbying”, “Development of skills”, “Monitoring and evaluation".



7 books concerning disability issues and various brochures, posters and other publications


Participation in events:

Participation in number of local, regional, and international events.  Participated in UN meetings in New York, Geneva, Vienna, Tbilisi, Baku.


Marital status: Married, have two sons



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