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2018 news

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.  

‘Never give up’: UN chief’s message for 2018 UN Day

UN Secretary-General's message for UN Day 2018.  

More than 90% of the world’s children breathe toxic air every day

Every day around 93% of the world’s children under the age of 15 years (1.8 billion children) breathe air that is so polluted it puts their health and development at serious risk.  

UNDP Chief says clock ticking on climate action

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner joined the chorus for climate change action following the release of a UN report that delivers a warning on warming temperatures.  

UN Biodiversity Lab launched to revolutionize biodiversity planning and reporting

UNDP, UN Environment, and the CBD Secretariat launch a free, open-source platform to provide policy makers with access to world-class data for national action.  

Caspian littoral states agree to start neighbourhood watch for the environment

Littoral countries to the Caspian Sea have made a groundbreaking commitment to evaluate the likely impact that development projects will have on the environment in each other’s states.  

Photo Story: UNDP’s mission to Deh Chenashk village

UNDP Resident Representative a.i., Ms. Anne Marie Sloth Carlsen visited one of UNDP project sites in Golestan province on 2-3 May.  

Japan makes fifth contribution to UNDP Iran to support restoration efforts in Lake Urmia

Annually, since 2014, Japan has been providing a grant of US$ 1 million to UNDP supporting their efforts to contribute to the restoration of Lake Urmia.  

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