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Greener cities and a new generation of energy efficient buildings in the I.R. of Iran

Iran is among the 10 largest emitter of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) in the world, and the residential and commercial building sectors are the main contributors of this challenge. UNDP has partnered with the…  


Access to social services and employment opportunities for the most vulnerable in Iran

Women in Chopoghlou village, south of Lake Urmia, have been sewing masks and gowns to support those at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo Credit: UNDP Iran  


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…  


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.  


Progress against the multiple dimensions of poverty was made before the pandemic – but now it is at risk

New figures released today show that before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, progress was being made in tackling multidimensional poverty, according to the global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), a…  


UNDP-Global Fund Partnership & COVID-19

In Iran, which has faced a devastating COVID-19 outbreak, 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, according to new index

UNDP remains the most transparent UN agency and ranks as the third most transparent development organization in the world  


2020 Human Development Report to focus on meeting people’s aspirations in balance with the planet

COVID-19 is a wake-up call – more worrying in the face of climate change and biodiversity loss – on how pressures on nature threaten development and fairer societies  


UN Iran COVID19 Socio-Economic Recovery Programme

UN Iran COVID19 Socio-Economic Recovery Programme Offer  


COVID-19: Human development on course to decline this year for the first time since 1990

Global human development – which can be measured as a combination of the world’s education, health and living standards – could decline this year for the first time since the concept was introduced in…  

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