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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.  


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...  


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…  

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