New Japanese grant gives hope for sustained recovery in Lake Urmia
Apr 10, 2017
The Government of Japan made fourth contribution to UNDP Iran to support restoration efforts in Lake Urmia.
Lake Urmia comes back to life slowly but surely
Mar 22, 2017
In commemoration of World Water Day 2017, Gary Lewis, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative wrote an Op-Ed on Lake Urmia.
World’s most marginalized still left behind by global development priorities: UNDP report
Mar 21, 2017
The 2016 Human Development Report was launched in Stockholm on 21 March.
The Iranist interview with UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative
Feb 5, 2017
The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Iran spoke to The Iranist about climate change, preservation efforts to save Lake Urmia, and what might surprise you about the Islamic Republic.
Call for entries: Through young eyes - photo competition for UN World Wildlife Day 2017
Jan 14, 2017
The United Nations World Wildlife Day 2017 (WWD2017) will be celebrated on 3 March under the theme “Listen to the young voices”. The CITES Secretariat, as the facilitator for the global celebration of the Day, launched today a photo competition for the youth around the world titled “Through young eyes”.
UNDP expert supports Iran in preparation for forthcoming Sustainable Development Goals report in UN New York
Jan 9, 2017
Following its decision to deliver its own self-assessment report, in July 2017, on progress made on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Iran has engaged in consultations on the way in which the report will be prepared. On 9 January, here in Tehran, Iran’s National Committee on Sustainable Development (NCSD) – the entity overseeing SDG implementation in Iran – consulted extensively with civil society organizations, academia, the private sector and the United Nations, on the contents of the report and how Iran would, in future, hold itself accountable to the international community on SDG implementation.
New UN chief Guterres pledges to make 2017 'a year for peace'
Jan 1, 2017
On his first day at the helm of the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres today pledged to make 2017 a year for peace.
World Politics Review interview with UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Iran
Dec 6, 2016
The World Politics Review recently published an interview with the UN Resident Coordinator in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mr. Gary Lewis. The topic of the interview was climate change.
Khabaronline hosts a media event on the occasion of World AIDS Day
Dec 3, 2016
On the occasion of World AIDS Day, a media event was hosted by Khabaronline in which the UN Resident Coordinator in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mr. Gary Lewis, and the UNAIDS Country Director, Dr. Fardad Doroudi participated.
“Iran ready to cooperate with regional countries to tackle sand and dust storms”: Iran Vice President at COP22
Nov 18, 2016
During a side-event held at COP22 in Marrakech, Vice-President and Head of Iran's Department of Environment said: "Iran ready to cooperate with regional countries to tackle sand and dust storms.