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Rehabilitation of Kamjan International Wetland Wins Energy Globe Award

Restoration and protection of the Kamjan International Wetland in Korbal district of Fars province in Iran was started by a local group of revivalists...  


Rapid Socio-Economic Response (RASER) Initiative

UNDP launched a sub-national 'Rapid Socio-Economic Response’ (RASER) initiative to support micro and small enterprises – including women entrepreneurs...  


Dinosaur Urges World Leaders Not To ‘Choose Extinction’ at United Nations ahead of COP26

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is bringing a ferocious, talking dinosaur to the United Nations’ Headquarters to urge concrete climate action from global leaders, in a short video clip…  


Why truly smart cities are crucial for development

How Tehran is exploring technology and innovation to improve urban lives and livelihoods  


Greener Tehran and a new generation of energy efficient buildings

In Iran, we have achieved 20% reduction in energy consumption and CO2 emissions for 400 pilot buildings  


Ambassador of Japan and UNDP Resident Representative visit Lake Urmia

To review the results of our ongoing initiative in support of Lake Urmia restoration, and to meet with local authorities and the local community involved in this project, a mission to the field took…  


The Road to COP26

Learn more about climate change and the upcoming COP26 in Glasgow  


Supporting Women-Headed Households – A story of burgeoning hope

RASER is a joint initiative between VP for Women and Family Affairs, Ministry of Jihad Agriculture, Ministry of Labour, Cooperatives and Social Welfare (MCLSW) and UNDP Iran to combat the…  


Because we owe our planet everything

14,000 farmers from provinces in east and west Azerbaijan are participating in a joint initiative between the governments of Iran and Japan and UNDP to restore Lake Urmia through the use of modern…  


Wetlands related news works festival

The first round of wetland related news works festival is being held by the Conservation of Iranian Wetlands Project jointly with the DOE and UNDP.  

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