Achim Steiner takes office as Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme
Jun 19, 2017
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) today welcomed Achim Steiner as he begins a four-year term as Administrator of the Organization.
Iran and UNDP strengthen efforts to combat desertification
Jun 17, 2017
To strengthen these efforts and to commemorate World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) and Drought, the signing ceremony of Phase III of the Carbon Sequestration Project (CSP) took place at the Forest, Rangeland and Watershed Management Organization (FRWO)
Birth of Hawksbill Turtles on the shores of the Persian Gulf
Jun 14, 2017
This year, the hatching of Hawksbill Turtles coincided with International Day for Biological Diversity and commemoration of Ocean Conference.
Iran: Communities Conquer Dust and Drought, Helping Themselves and the Environment
Jun 6, 2017
The Carbon Sequestration Project (CSP) aims to sequester atmospheric carbon in arid and semi-arid areas of Iran and improve the socio-economic status of local communities.
10 Sustainable Development Solutions for Asia and the Pacific
Jun 6, 2017
This publication shows how change works. It is a collection of 10 transformative development stories for development practitioners. It explains how the featured projects have yielded lasting, far-reaching results, and accelerated early progress on multiple Sustainable Development Goals. The interventions profiled here demonstrate how much can happen when commitment is sustained, and when governments, private sector, civil society and UNDP work together. Innovation, delivering at large-scale, and partnership are key elements of the successful projects in the publication. These stories of change document how we can design projects that help us realize the 2030 Agenda promises, particularly leaving no one behind.
Iran launches its first National Strategic Plan to step up the battle against climate change
May 16, 2017
Iran launched a national strategic plan today aimed at helping the country to adapt and mitigate to risks from climate change.
Iran close to wiping out Malaria
May 1, 2017
Every year, WMD is commemorated on 25th April. The theme for 2017: “End Malaria for Good” and this is what we - in the Islamic Republic of Iran - are trying to achieve.
UNDP Executive Board welcomes appointment of Achim Steiner as new Administrator
Apr 19, 2017
The President of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today welcomed the appointment of Achim Steiner as the Organization’s new Administrator.
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.