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Women – the resilient core of society

Op-Ed by UNDP Resident Representative in Iran on the occasion of International Women's Day  


A blooming business

A young woman entrepreneur finds opportunity during the pandemic creating a network of rural women and helping them earn a sustainable income while she grows her nature-based business  


Replication of Carbon Sequestration Project in 18 Provinces of Iran

Through the implementation of Carbon Sequestration Project, together with national partners, we have accumulated a wealth of knowledge and achieved good results...  


UNDP Iran and Digikala Join Forces to Boost Livelihoods of Lake Urmia Basin Inhabitants

The agreement between Digikala, as one of the major e-commerce platforms in Iran and UNDP officially came into force in January 2022. “Green and Digital” has been designed to contribute to improving…  


UNDP Iran supports efforts to conserve and preserve Iran’s wetlands

In Iran, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is working closely with national and international development partners to conserve Iran’s wetlands.  


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...  


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…  


Launching ceremony of the joint project between the DoE, EU and UNDP in Hamoun Area

The European Union (EU) has allocated EUR 10 million to support the Government of Islamic Republic of Iran’s efforts to boost socio-economic development in Sistan and Baluchestan, restore Hamoun…  


Forbes interview with UNDP Iran Resident Representative, Mr. Claudio Providas

Forbes' interview with UNDP Iran Resident Representative on Lake Urmia.  


Government of Japan-UNDP partnership on Lake Urmia restoration enters 7th phase

The Government of Japan has generously contributed US$ 1 million to continue to support conservation and restoration efforts of the Lake Urmia basin through the UNDP Iran. This is Japan’s seventh…  

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