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Human Development Report 2019

The 2019 Human Development Report analyzes inequality in three steps: beyond income, beyond averages, and beyond today and proposes a battery of policy options to tackle it.  

1,000 heaters provided by UNDP to households affected by northwestern Iran earthquake

UNDP purchased and provided 1,000 heaters for the affected households in northwestern Iran  

New Head of UNDP in Asia Pacific Region ready to support countries accelerate on their sustainable development pathways

Kanni Wignaraja is set to assume her role as Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)  

Three-day consultative meeting held to develop Iran’s 5th National Strategic Plan of HIV/AIDS

A technical-consultative meeting for development of the 5th NSP of HIV/AIDS in Iran for the period of 2020-2024 was held from 2 to 4 November in Bandar Abbas.  

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…  

Training on energy consumption and environment for women in Iran

During summer 2019, Vice-Presidency of Science and Technology supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) conducted awareness-raising and training for 160 women working at the…  

Local community participation for lake Urmia restoration

For more than 6 years, Local Community Participation in Restoration of Lake Urmia has involved 11,000 farmers, trained 2,800 farmers, employed and empowered 200 local experts. ..  

Youth in Action: Volunteering at the UN

The Islamic Republic of Iran is a middle-income country experiencing an increasingly large young population. It is estimated that over 60 percent of Iran’s 80 million population are under 30 years…  

The Kigali amendment: A solution to global warming

In October 2016, the Kigali Amendment was added to the Montreal Protocol to primarily phase-down the production and consumption of HFCs which will keep the global temperature rise "well below" 2…  

Iran reduces HCFCs consumption to prevent ozone depletion and global warming

The Islamic Republic of Iran has implemented the HCFC Phaseout Management Plan (HPMP) project to phase-down and ultimately phase-out the use of Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) to comply with the…  

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