Taking steps towards reversing the destiny of the Asiatic CheetahAug 30, 2016August 30th marks national Asiatic Cheetah Day in Iran.
Early malaria diagnosis in Bushehr through multi-sectoral approachJul 10, 2016In the south of the Islamic Republic of Iran, one of the main obstacles to early malaria diagnosis is the population movement of foreign seasonal building workers from endemic neighboring countries.
Efforts to improve livelihoods and contribute to restoration of Lake Urmia bear fruitJun 26, 2016Recently a delegation from Embassy of Japan, Department of Environment, Ministry of Agriculture Jihad and UNDP visited East Azerbaijan and Lake Urmia.
Film Screening of Environmental Documentaries of GEF Small Grants ProgrammeJun 21, 2016We are pleased to share with you the film screening schedule for GEF SGP documentaries.
UN helps Iran protect its environment in five main areasJun 9, 2016World Environment Day was commemorated at United Nations Common Premises in the presence of Game Guards and the renown Iranian actor, Rambod Javan.
“We have not felt so fragile in the world as we do now” – Special Advisor to UN Secretary-General on the SDGs said in IranJun 5, 2016Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) recently visited Iran and attended an event at the Department of Environment where he launched a SDGs book.
Screening of GEF SGP/UNDP documentary films in 5th Green Film Festival of IranMay 17, 2016The Green Film Festival of Iran has invited SGP to showcase some of its project documentaries as a model for participatory and sustainable development projects.
Iran is a pioneer country in the region to eliminate malariaMay 16, 2016Dr. Allan Schapira, member of the highest technical team in WHO/HQ met Mr. Gary Lewis, United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative.
Heroes in small villagesMay 4, 2016In 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.
End Malaria for GoodApr 26, 2016On 25th April, the University of Medical Sciences in Hamedan held an event to commemorate WMD2016. Present at the event were; government officials, academia, media, representatives from the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNDP.
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- Crowdsourcing Sustainable Development to address UN SDGs / ASD / 유엔지속가능발전목표 이니셔티브 Great little video of young makers and changemakers last weekend at Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab for the last day of ODD Summer Camp organised by the Geneva Summer Schools, Citizen Cyberscience Centre, @Citizen Cyberlab and Tsinghua University as part of ODD Summer School - Part 3. Below are some of the projects: 1.AppsMan ( World Health Organization (WHO) ) - buzzer belt and crowdsourced app for assisting blind people to navigate in cities 2.Big-V ( United Nations Office at Geneva ) - visualisation and crowdsourcing of data about what different international organisations do to tackle the #SDG to design a “United Nations phone” using Seeed Studio technology 3.Shen ( International Committee of the Red Cross ) - #crowdfunding campaign for low-cost arsenic sensor for water quality measurements in #refugee camps that may also develop into a hardware water testing project, and a low-cost spectrometer 4.Three Musketeers ( UNEP) - crowdsourcing the evaluation of satellite imagery from different providers, for assessing mining sites in Africa 5.Urban gardens ( United Nations Development Programme - UNDP) - crowdsourcing information on ways to use natural materials to build urban gardens 6.Wandering Belly ( Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)) - crowdsourcing data about poultry markets in China for health statistics 7.Extra CERN projects: (1).Cosmic-Pi (CERN) - cosmic ray detector for schools, to make global measurements of cosmic rays, cloud cover. (2) Raspberry Pi for LHC (CERN) - use low-cost computers to simulate collisions in CERN’s large hadron collider Do let us know with more notice of these events, Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab and David Li - more than happy to participate and support ! http://v.qq.com/x/page/z0324gyl8jq.html about an hour ago
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