Iran takes crucial step in making its airports ready to respond to disaster
Aug 28, 2017
In order to organize GARD workshops to be held Tehran in late 2017, a meeting was held on 27 August at Mehrabad Airport to discuss the plan of action
Text of Tehran Ministerial Declaration
Jul 5, 2017
One of the outcomes of the International Conference on Combating Sand and Dust Storms was a the Tehran Ministerial Declaration.
UN Iran launches video on International Conference on Combating Sand and Dust Storms
Jul 3, 2017
UN Iran launched a video clip on the occasion of the opening-ceremony of the International Conference on Combating Sand and Dust Storms.
International Conference on Combating Sand and Dust Storms Iran
Jul 2, 2017
The International Conference on Combating Sand and Dust Storms is hosted by the Department of Environment and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, with the cooperation of the United Nations Department of Social and Economic Affairs (DESA), UN Environment (UNEP) and the UN Development Programme(UNDP).
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.
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: 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.
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.