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24 Sep 2014
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon invited world leaders, from government, finance, business, and civil society to Climate Summit 2014 on 23 September to galvanize and catalyze climate action.
24 Sep 2014
Iran sits at the very centre of the Middle East. About 80 per cent of its surface is already arid or semi-arid. The country’s water scarcity problems are immense. But another mega-threat to the future of Iran’s environment is the often-overlooked problem of desertification.
23 Sep 2014
To see the condition of the lake as well as the progress of the project, the Ambassador of Japan in the Islamic Republic of Iran, H.E. Koji Haneda along with the UNDP Deputy Resident Representative, Mr. B. Murali and Department of Environment officials visited Urmia 21 September.
21 Sep 2014
2014 Theme: Ozone Layer Protection: The Mission Goes On. In 1994, the UN General Assembly proclaimed 16 September the International Day for the Ozone Layer.
16 Sep 2014
Mr. Lewis recently visited Shahid Nasseri Refugee Camp near the city of Saveh in Markazi Province. He contributed this story based on what he observed.
09 Sep 2014
To raise awareness and add their voice to the global campaign to stop TB, Iranian celebrities came together to shed light on the problems that TB patients are facing and the solutions to overcome them through unity and dedication to stop discrimination.
08 Sep 2014
“The responsibility of protecting the environment and the wildlife has given us a significant level of pride” says Game Guard
On 31 August, the Department of Environment and UNDP jointly organized a ceremony to celebrate outstanding Iranian Game Guards among them was Morteza Azizi Ahmad-Abadi.
07 Sep 2014
On 31 August, the Department of Environment and UNDP jointly organized a ceremony to celebrate outstanding Iranian Game Guards among them was Hossein Harati.
04 Sep 2014
On 31 August, the Department of Environment and UNDP jointly organized a ceremony to celebrate outstanding Iranian Game Guards among them was Assadollah Hatami
03 Sep 2014
On 3 September, Mr. Khoda Karam Jalali, Deputy Minister and Head of the Forest, Range and Watershed Management Organization (FRWO), and Mr. Gary Lewis, UNDP Resident Representative signed the Carbon Sequestration Project (CSP) agreement addendum expanding the project activities to a further 10 provinces.
02 Sep 2014
On 31 August, the Department of Environment and UNDP jointly organized a ceremony to celebrate outstanding Iranian Game Guards among them was Ali Akbar Ghorbanloo.
01 Sep 2014
On 31 August, the Department of Environment and UNDP jointly organized a ceremony to celebrate outstanding Iranian Game Guards among them was Seyed Jalal Mousavi.
31 Aug 2014
To mark the occasion of National Asiatic Cheetah Day the Department of Environment and UNDP jointly organized a ceremony to celebrate outstanding Iranian Game Guards and activists from the Conservation of the Asiatic Cheetah Project.
28 Aug 2014
In an exclusive interview with the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mr. Gary Lewis and Dr. Ali Nazaridoost UNDP Programme Officer on the Environment, Press TV sheds light on the serious water challenges Iran is facing.
24 Aug 2014
the 17th General Assembly of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentarians Conference on Environment and Development was held in Tehran from 23 to 25 August.
29 Jul 2014
Iran has witnessed great progress in its fight against TB. In 1964, the TB notification rate was 143 per 100,000. In 2012, the latest year for which data is currently available, the figure stood at 14.4 per 100,000.
22 Jul 2014
Between 2000 and 2013, the total number of local malaria cases has dropped from about 20,000 to about 500 due to the effective interventions including the initiatives carried out under the GFATM project.
09 Jul 2014
Game guards – wardens of Iran’s wildlife and natural resources – work ceaselessly to protect the country’s biodiversity against tremendous odds.
25 Jun 2014
A two-day workshop examining best practices of GEF/SGP local projects was held in Tehran and Semnan.
24 Jun 2014
To review and discuss the role of private-sector in achieving these goals, Islamic Chamber Research and Information Center (ICRIC) organized a two-day international conference entitled Muslim Business Communities Contribution to Post-2015 Development Agenda.
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