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  • UNDP praises Iran for refugee support 2021-03-13 17:24

    UNDP praises Iran for refugee support

    TEHRAN – Iran has always been praised by the world for being committed to global policies in providing financial assistance and support to vulnerable groups and refugees, Claudio Providas, United Nations Development Program representative to Iran said.

  • تهران 2021-02-17 18:07

    By Mehdi Garshasbi

    Towards higher energy efficiency

    TEHRAN - Cities are ground zero for the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the pre-existing structural weaknesses. As we respond and work towards recovery, we look to our cities as hubs of the community, human innovation, and ingenuity.

  • Festival of innovative ideas to help revitalize wetlands 2020-10-03 18:35

    Festival of innovative ideas to help revitalize wetlands

    TEHRAN – The second “festival of innovative ideas and products for reviving wetlands” will be held in Tabriz city on October 16-19.

  • UNDP, Tehran Municipality to enhance waste management co-op 2020-09-16 19:12

    UNDP, Tehran Municipality to enhance waste management co-op

    TEHRAN – Tehran Municipality inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to enhance cooperation on waste management.

  • هامون 2020-08-22 20:25

    Hamoun wetlands restoration project started

    TEHRAN - The European Union and the UN Development Programme started a joint project in cooperation with the Department of Environment of Iran to revive Hamoun wetlands in the country over the course of five years.

  • توسعه انسانی 2020-07-23 08:26

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iran among high human development nations: UNDP

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Human Development Index (HDI) has increased by 38.3 percent between 1990 and 2018, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) announced in its Human Development Report 2019, listing the country in the high human development category.

  • UNDP supports empowerment of Iranian women-headed households amid COVID-19 2020-05-26 18:36

    UNDP supports empowerment of Iranian women-headed households amid COVID-19

    TEHRAN – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is supporting women's economic empowerment to help Iran deal with the broader socio-economic and human development impact of COVID-19.

  • EU, UNDP allocate €10m to revive Iran’s Hamoun wetland 2020-04-20 19:53

    EU, UNDP allocate €10m to revive Iran’s Hamoun wetland

    TEHRAN – The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have announced their €10- million support for the rehabilitation of Hamoun international wetlands, Ahmad Lahijanzadeh, deputy head of the Department of Environment (DOE), has said, ISNA reported.

  • UNDP supports Isfahan to become age-friendly city 2019-10-08 19:22

    UNFPA supports Isfahan to become age-friendly city

    TEHRAN – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Municipality of Isfahan on Tuesday to support Isfahan for becoming an age-friendly city to better meet the needs of its older residents.

  • Action plans to tackle sand and dust storms to be completed by yearend 2019-06-07 20:28

    Action plans to tackle sand and dust storms to be completed by yearend

    TEHRAN — There are some 20 million hectares of sand and dust storm hotspots in the country and some are in a critical condition, so the action plans to fight the storms will be completed by the yearend (March 19, 2020), deputy environment chief Masoud Tajrishi has said.

  • Iran seeking Chinese expertise for fighting SDSs 2019-02-19 22:24

    Iran seeking Chinese expertise for fighting SDSs

    TEHRAN – Iran is going to use China’s expertise on tackling sand and dust storms (SDSs) and take steps to halt the external SDS hotspots affecting southeastern and southwestern parts of the country, head of the national working group on SDSs has said.

  • $4m earmarked for Asiatic cheetah conservation 2019-02-13 21:51

    $4m earmarked for Asiatic cheetah conservation

    TEHRAN – A total budget of $4 million will be allocated to prevent the remaining precious species of Asiatic cheetah from extinction, through a five-year plan, deputy environment chief for Department of Environment (DOE) natural environment and biodiversity directorate has announced.

  • DOE builds underpass to avoid Asiatic cheetah road crash death 2019-01-27 10:06

    DOE builds underpass to avoid Asiatic cheetah road crash death

    TEHRAN – In an attempt to provide a safe place for the few surviving Asiatic cheetahs, the Department of Environment (DOE) has constructed an underground passage stretching to 8 kilometers along Abbasabad road in central province of Semnan, Rajab Ali Karegar, the Conservation of the Asiatic Cheetah (CACP) project deputy director has said.

  • DOE chief Isa Kalantari in a meeting with UNDP representative Ugochi Daniels 2018-10-31 20:10

    DOE chief demands UN to cooperate on negotiating Hamoun water right

    TEHRAN — Over a meeting held in Tehran on Wednesday with the UN resident coordinator and UNDP representative Ugochi Daniels, Issa Kalantari, chief of Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE), emphasized the need for negotiating with Afghanistan to discuss Hamoun Lake water right.

  • ‘We have trespassed cheetah’s habitat, so we have to ensure their safety’ 2018-08-31 15:45

    ‘We have trespassed cheetah’s habitat, so we have to ensure their safety’

    TEHRAN — “We have trespassed cheetah’s habitat and the least we could do is to ensure their safety,” Majid Kharrazian-Moqaddam, director of aquatic wildlife and biodiversity office at the Department of Environment has said.

  • Iran, UNDP prepare draft for Conservation of Asiatic Cheetah 2018-08-18 15:51

    Iran, UNDP prepare draft for Conservation of Asiatic Cheetah

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE) and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have jointly drawn up the draft of the Conservation of Asiatic Cheetah Project (CACP) phase III.

  • Particulate matters (PM) concentration peaked at 12 times the safe levels in city of Zabol in the southeastern Sistan region on Tuesday morning. 2018-08-09 09:35

    Iran, Iraq, Syria to join hands against SDSs

    TEHRAN — A plan on combating sand and dust storms (SDS) is scheduled to be prepared in a collaborative initiative with three countries of Iran, Iraq and Syria under the auspices of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the current Iranian calendar year (ending on March 20, 2019), head of national working group on SDS has said.