Hope rises for Karoun RiverNov 16, 2015An expert team from Geneva Canton Water Department recently visited Karun River in Khuzestan to closely view the current situation of the watershed and assess possible cooperation with UNDP and Khuzestan Water and Power Department on renaturation of this important river.
GEF SGP in the I.R. of Iran information package in PersianNov 16, 2015Established in 1992, the year of the Rio Earth Summit, the GEF Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) embodies the very essence of sustainable development by "thinking globally acting locally".
The honorary work of Community Health Volunteers to eliminate malaria in the Islamic Republic of IranNov 15, 2015In order to increase protection against malaria particularly among marginalized people in remote areas, the involvement of the local community members was planned and practiced in National Malaria Elimination Program and supported by Global Fund malaria project of UNDP.
Afghans and Pakistanis receive the same malaria health services as IraniansNov 14, 2015Malaria diagnostic, care and treatment services for malaria patients are free of charge in the Islamic Republic of Iran and the country has adopted an approach in the provision of these services to both Iranians and non-Iranians alike.
Inter-sectoral CommitteeNov 12, 2015Through 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 2015Oct 13, 2015To 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 projectOct 10, 2015Establishment 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 GoalsSep 29, 2015To 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 GoalsSep 28, 2015At 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 NaghadehSep 24, 2015In 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.
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