45th anniversary of signing of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands celebrated in Isfahan
Feb 4, 2016
This year Iran marked World Wetlands Day in Isfahan.
Wetlands for Our Future: Sustainable Livelihood
Feb 2, 2016
On the occasion of World Wetlands Day 2016, the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative wrote an Op-Ed.
"See How Six Communities Around the World Are Adapting to Climate Change" National Geographic
Jan 31, 2016
Watch a short film from Perspective Film Production which highlights the work of six of the recipients - including one from Iran. Source: National Geographic
Tehran Times cites work of UNDP Caspian Hyrcanian Project
Jan 27, 2016
A recently published article on Tehran Times newspaper cites word of UNDP Iran.
UN Equator Prize winner from Iran featured at Sarzamin Man TV programme
Jan 13, 2016
At the 2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP21) the Umbrella Group of Naghadeh NGO from Iran was awarded the United Nations Equator Prize. To give visibility to this achievement, the NGO was featured at Sarzamin Man TV programme recently.
Video clip released on Lake Urmia restoration efforts
Dec 8, 2015
A recently launched clip demonstrates the efforts of a joint project between the Government of Japan, Iran's Department of Environment and UNDP.
International Cheetah Day commemorated in Tehran
Dec 7, 2015
very year, on 4 December the world celebrates International Cheetah Day – a day dedicated to raising awareness about the world’s fastest land animal.This year, the day was commemorated in Iran on 6 December at Pardisan Park.
UN Equator Prize Goes to Naghadeh NGO Supported by GEF SGP/UNDP
Nov 30, 2015
xciting news from the wetlands initiative in Iran: the Umbrella Group of Naghadeh NGOs is to receive one of the 21 awards of the coveted United Nations’ Equator Prize.
GEF SGP in the I.R. of Iran information package in Persian
Nov 16, 2015
Established 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".
Hope rises for Karoun River
Nov 16, 2015
An 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.