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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.  


Iran airports to benefit from GARD disaster response training program

Deutsche Post DHL Group and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) together with Iran Airports and Air Navigation Company will carry out the Get Airports Ready for Disaster (GARD) program at…  


Secretary-General's Message for UN Day 2017

Message of UN Secretary-General, Mr. António Guterres for UN Day 2017.  


Tehran Times newspaper published an Op-Ed by Achim Steiner, Patricia Espinosa and Robert Glasser

In commemoration of International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, Tehran Times published an Op-Ed by Achim Steiner, Patricia Espinosa and Robert Glasser.  


“Iran an immense success story on TB suppression”: UNDP Resident Representative

The immense success of what Iran has managed to achieve in recent decades, was cause to celebrate at the National TB Day.  


UNDP Iran: Ozone project success story

The "HCFC Phase-out Management Plan for Iran" project main target is to phase-down and ultimately phase-out the use in Iran of HCFCs to comply with the Montreal Protocol’s controlling targets through…  


UNDP Iran and Ozone Project Office release a video clip

On the occasion of Ozone Day, UNDP Iran and Ozone Project Office released a video clip on the importance of the Ozone layer.  


AVA Diplomatic's exclusive interview with UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative

On October 2017, AVA Diplomatic published an interview with Mr. Gary Lewis, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in the Islamic Republic of Iran.  


The Montreal Protocol: Closing the Hole in the Ozone Layer

The 16th of September 2017 heralds the 30th Anniversary of the Montreal Protocol – an international treaty which aims to repair and protect the Earth’s ozone layer.  


Reversing deforestation and soil erosion in Golestan Province

Livelihoods and nature are turning a corner in Tilabad in Golestan Province in Iran, thanks to the efforts of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Iran through the…  

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