Iran is one of the developing countries most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Within 15 days of the first recorded case, confirmed COVID-19 cases had already been identified in all 31 provinces...
Iran ranks among the world’s top 10 largest CO2 emitters. To help meet the challenge, UNDP has partnered with the Government and Tehran Municipality to improve the energy efficiency of existing buildings by 25% and by 60% for new buildings...
For the past couple of months, women from villages around Lake Urmia have been involved in producing personal protective equipment...
COVID-19 pandemic is the latest crisis facing the world, but unless humans release their grip on nature, it won’t be the last...
In Iran, UNDP and the Global Fund have been supporting Afghan migrant and refugee populations with TB prevention, diagnosis and treatment services...
UNDP remains the most transparent UN agency and ranks as the third most transparent development organization in the world...
Launch of partnership supporting ecotourism and services in rural areas to overcome challenges faced as a result of COVID-19 pandemic outbreak...

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