The Embassy of Canada in Ankara, Turkey, is accredited to the Republic of Azerbaijan. In 2004, Azerbaijan opened an Embassy in Ottawa.
Canada and Azerbaijan’s common membership in multilateral institutions, including the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the United Nations (UN) and its agencies, facilitates cooperation on issues of mutual concern.
Economic relations remain modest. In 2012, Canadian imports were $1,2 billion while merchandise exports to Azerbaijan reached $40.6 million.
As part of the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI), Canada supports civil society development, including human rights and democratic development in Azerbaijan.
A small but growing number of Azerbaijani students are undertaking undergraduate studies at Canadian universities supported by an Azerbaijani state fund.
Last updated: January 2014
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