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  • UNDP Iran: Ozone project success story Sep 17, 2017

    The "HCFC Phase-out Management Plan for Iran" project main target is to phase-down and ultimately phase-out the use in Iran of HCFCs to comply with the Montreal Protocol’s controlling targets through a harmonized national strategy.

  • The Montreal Protocol: Closing the Hole in the Ozone Layer Sep 17, 2017

    The 16th of September 2017 heralds the 30th Anniversary of the Montreal Protocol – an international treaty which aims to repair and protect the Earth’s ozone layer.

  • 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.

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