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New data challenges traditional notions of ‘rich’ and ‘poor’

The traditional concept of poverty is outdated, according to a new report released today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative…  


UN Opens Applications for Youth Climate Summit in New York

Starting today, young people from around the world are formally invited to apply to participate in the United Nations Youth Climate Summit to take place at UN Headquarters in New York on 21 September.  


6,700 students were trained on energy efficiency in Tehran

Energy Efficiency and Environment Building (EEEB) Project in cooperation with Vice Presidency for Science and Technology, UNDP and Cheragh Raga NGO – as the contractor – organized an energy efficiency…  


Press Release: The incoming UNDP Resident Representative presents credentials to Foreign Minister Zarif

The UNDP in the Islamic Republic of Iran is delighted to announce that on 25th June, Mr. Claudio Providas presented his credentials to His Excellency, Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, Minister of Foreign…  


Stocktaking of Sendai Framework targets: Making Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery Inclusive and Accessible for All

Government representatives, development practitioners and humanitarian actors from around the world will meet in Geneva next week at the Sixth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk…  


Groundbreaking new report underscores need for transformational change to safeguard life on earth

The IPBES launched the summary of a groundbreaking report today showing an alarming decline in nature and its vital contributions to people.  


Climate Action Summit

Joint Appeal from the UN System to the Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit.  


Iran’s Proposal to Adaptation Fund

Iran’s Proposal to Adaptation Fund on “Reducing vulnerability to climate change in the Lake Bakhtegan Basin”  


UNDP selects next generation of leadership worldwide

New Pool of 126 Resident Representatives is 50:50 Gender Balanced, Geographically Diverse.  


From Iran to Azerbaijan: countries exchange best practices on harm reduction for people who use drugs

To share best practice, a study-tour was organised from 10-15 November 2018 for a delegation from Republic of Azerbaijan.  

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