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  • Inter-sectoral Committee Nov 12, 2015

    Through the support of the Global Fund malaria project, inter and intra sectoral committees have been executed at local and district levels in order to enhance multi-sectoral cooperation among a diverse array of actors ranging from the public and private sectors, community leaders, NGOs to eliminate malaria.

  • UNDP succeeded to develop the country’s and the world's first Insecticide Resistance Management Plan in 2015 Oct 13, 2015

    To address global concern on expansion of insecticide resistance and depletion of arsenal of insecticide in vector borne diseases, in partnership with the Global Fund; World Health Organization, the Health Ministry of the Islamic Republic of Iran andUNDP succeeded to develop the country’s first Insecticide Resistance Management (IRM) Plan in 2015 that is the first IRM plan in the world.

  • Training workshop for managers of Drug Harm Reduction Centres under the HIV project Oct 10, 2015

    Establishment and running of “Harm Reduction” centres constitutes a significant component of the new Global Fund supported project of the I. R. Iran and UNDP to support the implementation of the National Strategic Plan to control HIV/AIDS.

  • Social Good Summit in Iran focuses on the new Sustainable Development Goals Sep 29, 2015

    To raise awareness around the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iran held a Social Good Summit Press Conference on 29 September at UN Common Premises featuring UNDP Resident Representative, Mr. Gary Lewis and Dr. Mohammad Ali Farzin, Head of Inclusive Growth and Development Cluster at UNDP.

  • World leaders adopt Sustainable Development Goals Sep 28, 2015

    At the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September, more than 150 world leaders adopted the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • UN Equator Prize Goes to Naghadeh Sep 24, 2015

    In exciting news for the wetlands initiatives in Iran, the Umbrella Group of Naghadeh NGOs was awarded one of the 21 prizes for the United Nation’s Equator Prize.

  • Daneshmand Magazine published an Op-Ed by Gary Lewis Aug 31, 2015

    Daneshmand Magazine published an Op-Ed by Gary Lewis, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in I.R. of Iran on the occasion of National Cheetah Day.

  • The destiny of the Asiatic Cheetah lies in the hands of each and every one of us Aug 31, 2015

    On the occasion of National Cheetah Day, the UNDP Resident Representative, Mr. Gary Lewis wrote an Op-Ed which was published on Tehran Times and Daneshmand magazine.

  • 31 Aug 2015 - Happy National Cheetah Day Aug 31, 2015

    We are pleased to re-share with you a Public Service Announcement produced by Blue Lotus Film to urge the citizens of the world – and especially the citizens of Iran – to unite to protect the Asiatic Cheetah.

  • UN Iran Youth Speak Out: “What’s it like to work in the UN?” Aug 12, 2015

    On International Youth Day, UN Iran Youth spoke out on what it means to them to work for the United Nations in Iran.

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