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Local community participation for lake Urmia restoration

For more than 6 years, Local Community Participation in Restoration of Lake Urmia has involved 11,000 farmers, trained 2,800 farmers, employed and empowered 200 local experts. ..  


Youth in Action: Volunteering at the UN

The Islamic Republic of Iran is a middle-income country experiencing an increasingly large young population. It is estimated that over 60 percent of Iran’s 80 million population are under 30 years…  


The Kigali amendment: A solution to global warming

In October 2016, the Kigali Amendment was added to the Montreal Protocol to primarily phase-down the production and consumption of HFCs which will keep the global temperature rise "well below" 2…  


Iran reduces HCFCs consumption to prevent ozone depletion and global warming

The Islamic Republic of Iran has implemented the HCFC Phaseout Management Plan (HPMP) project to phase-down and ultimately phase-out the use of Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) to comply with the…  


The I.R Iran builds skills and capacities for natural disasters recovery planning and budgeting

Iran held the second post-disaster needs assessment workshop on report writing for Iran floods damage and loss on 30-31 July 2019 at Planning and Budget Organization of Iran. The project is being…  


Iran tackles climate change in 18 provinces

The Government of Islamic Republic of Iran is using Climate Change mitigation and Environmental protection to generate 577 permanent job opportunities so far through Carbon Sequestration techniques,…  



Iranian technical experts and physicians trained on tuberculosis active case finding

136 Iranian technical experts, physicians and heads of communicable disease control units of University of Medical Sciences are involved in awareness-raising workshop on tuberculosis active case…  


Iran established the first HIV/AIDS Drug Resistance Laboratory in the MENA region

The Drug Resistance Laboratory was activated in January 2019 to promote treatment and reaching global ambitious treatment targets adopted by Iran.  


New data challenges traditional notions of ‘rich’ and ‘poor’

The traditional concept of poverty is outdated, according to a new report released today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative…  

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