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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  


Climate Change

Climate Change is the defining issue of our time, and we are at a critical juncture...  


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…  


Launch of Koochita and UNDP Iran partnership

UNDP Iran launched a partnership with Koochita supporting ecotourism and services in rural areas to overcome challenges faced as a result of COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.  


Iran: European Union and UNDP to support the restoration of the Hamoun wetlands

The European Union (EU) provided EUR 10 million to support the restoration of the transboundary Hamoun wetlands at the Iran-Afghanistan border  


Joint project between the DoE, EU and UNDP in Hamoun Area

The European Union (EU) provided EUR 10 million to UNDP to support the restoration of the transboundary Hamoun wetlands at the Iran-Afghanistan border.  


Government of Iran and UNDP sign an agreement to inclusive development and job generation

Mr Issa Mansouri, Deputy Minister of Entrepreneurship & Employment of Ministry of Cooperatives, Labour and Social welfare and Mr Claudio Providas, UNDP Resident Representative in the Islamic Republic…  

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