Sustainable Development

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  • A poster for the 1st edition of the International Earth Film Festival. 2021-05-14 18:44

    International Earth Film Festival announces doc competition lineup

    TEHRAN – The International Earth Film Festival, a new Iranian film event that plans to promote environmental issues and sustainable development, announced the lineup for the documentary competition on Thursday.

  • A poster for the 1st edition of the International Earth Film Festival. 2021-05-08 18:33

    Iranian cultural centers launch green film festival  

    TEHRAN – Three Iranian cultural centers have teamed up to organize an international film festival to promote environmental issues and sustainable development.

  • Iran to mark World Earth Day 2021 2021-04-19 18:52

    Iran to mark World Earth Day 2021

    TEHRAN – Iran will mark World Earth Day 2021 on April 22-29 with the national theme of “preserving the planet, increasing productivity for sustainable development”.

  • Gilan province expects to meet rural employment goals by fostering tribe tourism 2021-01-12 21:31

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Gilan province expects to meet rural employment goals by fostering tribe tourism

    TEHRAN – Gilan authorities expect to maximize sustainable employment of rural households by the means of expanding tribe tourism across the northern Iranian province.

  • World Cities Day:  COVID-19 brings communities into sharp focus 2020-10-30 16:56

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    World Cities Day: COVID-19 brings communities into sharp focus

    TEHRAN – The COVID-19 pandemic has further reinforced the key importance of communities in achieving sustainable development goals and for cities’ action response, recovery, and beyond.

  • روستا 2020-10-06 18:34

    By Mehdi Garshasbi

    Time for a holistic approach to rural development

    The basic objective of rural development is to organize, develop and utilize the available resources of land, water, and human resources in such a manner that an entire population is dependent upon these resources and have an equitable opportunity to fulfill basic needs. 

  • Beth Bechdol, FAO deputy director-general 2020-09-12 11:56

    By Beth Bechdol, FAO deputy director-general

    A journey across the global South, sharing and exchanging sustainable development solutions

    Have you ever wondered how key development solutions between and among countries of the Global South are conceived, exchanged and shared? The answer is: South-South cooperation.

  • Sanctions a barrier to sustainable development goals, Iran says 2020-05-29 17:36

    Sanctions a barrier to sustainable development goals, Iran says

    TEHRAN – The U.S. sanctions have acted as a barrier to achieve the sustainable development goals, deputy director of the Department of Environment (DOE) said, noting that global solidarity is needed in moving towards sustainable development regardless of the abuse of political power to put pressure on others.

  • A view of the University of Birjand in northeast Iran 2019-12-16 19:11

    Iranian academia to attend tourism development conference in India

    TEHRAN – A number of Iranian scholars and academia along with fellows from several other counties have been invited to the 2nd Joint International Conference on Tourism, Hospitality and Sustainable Development Goals, which will be held in Hyderabad, India from February 8 to 10, 2020.

  • A poster for the 6th Digital Marketing & Tourism Industry Conference, which will be held at Tehran’s Espinas Palace Hotel on January 17, 2020. 2019-12-15 21:07

    Tehran intl. conference to discuss tourism digital marketing

    TEHRAN – A number of international academia and experts have been invited to deliver lectures at the 6th Digital Marketing & Tourism Industry Conference, which will be held at Tehran’s Espinas Palace Hotel on January 17, 2020.

  • Sprawling on a high, windswept plateau, Ardebil is well-known for having lush green landscapes. 2019-10-11 18:07

    ‘ECO cultural capital status to foster Ardebil’s sustainable development’

    TEHRAN – Selection of Ardebil as a cultural capital for the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) will be a turning point to foster sustainable development in the province, governor general of Ardebil said on Wednesday.

  • World Health Summit 2019-07-14 23:24

    Sanctions hamper access to life-saving medicines in Iran: M8 Alliance 

    TEHRAN- M8 Alliance, the academic backbone of the World Health Summit, has announced in a recent resolution that “economic sanctions imposed by certain countries (not the United Nations) against Iran had harmful effects on the countries’ economies, people’s welfare, healthcare, and the availability of life-saving medicines.” 

  • FLOOD 2019-04-22 01:11

    UN to run disaster reduction workshop in Tehran 

    TEHRAN- The United Nations will run a training workshop titled “Monitoring the Sendai Framework and Assessing Losses in Disasters and Incidents” in Iran from April 22 to 24.

  • Tehran 2019-01-29 21:30

    Smart city, an approach for sustainable development of Tehran

    TEHRAN – In the past three decades, Tehran has improved in terms of urbanization and expansion of highways. Today, Tehran can be a better city with making its systems smart focusing on being a citizen-centric city.

  • health coverage 2018-12-19 09:46

    Iran’s health coverage index above S. Asia average: WHO

    TEHRAN- According to World Health Organization (WHO) 2018 report on world health statistics, Iran’s health coverage index is 65 (out of a maximum index score of 100) which is higher than the South Asia average estimated at 53. 

  • Salt mining in Lake Urmia: Opportunity vs. threat 2018-05-09 20:12

    By Mohammad Ali Haqshenas

    Salt mining in Lake Urmia: Opportunity vs. threat

    The dryness of Lake Urmia in recent decades has revealed great salt reserves in its bed. Estimations for the amount of salt in the lake varies from 6 to 10 billion tons. That’s certainly a great potential for mining and has already tempted some individuals to extract some salt, however, there are different views on salt mining in the region.