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UN Biodiversity Lab launched to revolutionize biodiversity planning and reporting

UNDP, UN Environment, and the CBD Secretariat launch a free, open-source platform to provide policy makers with access to world-class data for national action.  


Caspian littoral states agree to start neighbourhood watch for the environment

Littoral countries to the Caspian Sea have made a groundbreaking commitment to evaluate the likely impact that development projects will have on the environment in each other’s states.  


Photo Story: UNDP’s mission to Deh Chenashk village

UNDP Resident Representative a.i., Ms. Anne Marie Sloth Carlsen visited one of UNDP project sites in Golestan province on 2-3 May.  


Japan makes fifth contribution to UNDP Iran to support restoration efforts in Lake Urmia

Annually, since 2014, Japan has been providing a grant of US$ 1 million to UNDP supporting their efforts to contribute to the restoration of Lake Urmia.  


Press Release: Government of Japan renews commitment to restoring Lake Urmia for the fifth year in a row

The Government of Japan has generously contributed another US$ 1 million to UNDP Iran to continue supporting their efforts to contribute to the restoration of Lake Urmia. This is Japan’s fifth…  


UN Secretary-General's Remarks at Nowruz Celebration

Remarks by UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres on the occasion of International Day of Nowruz.  


Nowruz Mobarak!

At this auspicious time of Nowruz, on behalf of the United Nations in Iran, we wish to take this opportunity and extend our heartfelt wishes for a very happy and peaceful New Year.  


The UN Resident Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative's Statement at the National Tree Planting Ceremony

UNDP Resident Representative's remarks on the occasion of National Tree Planting Day.  


New Year, new approach, new UNDP

As we enter into 2018, what can we say about the next 12 months?  


Iran becomes the 21st country to receive training in how to make airports ready to handle disasters

The GARD opening ceremony was officially inaugurated on 25 November at Mehrabad International Airport in Tehran.  

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