World Food Programme (WFP)

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  • Commemorating 32 years of WFP presence in Iran 2019-10-30 14:57

    Photo: Babak Borzouyeh

    Cineastes, artists welcome 32th anniversary of WFP presence in Iran

    A number of cineastes and artists including Hamid Jebeli, Majid Mozaffari, and forough ghojabaglou attend a press conference organized by the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) in Tehran, October 31, 2019. The press conference announced the UN body’s program to be held on November 8, celebrating its thirty-two years of presence in the Islamic Republic.

  • WFP launches a global movement to help fight food waste 2019-10-16 19:27

    WFP launches a global movement to help fight food waste

    The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced the launch of Stop the Waste, a global campaign to raise awareness about the huge amounts of edible food that is daily discarded – a habit that must be overcome if we are to make real progress in eradicating global hunger.

  • From right to left: Ms. Negar Gerami, WFP Representative in Iran and Mr. Morteza Salimi Head of Relief and Rescue Organization IRCS 2019-05-13 14:06

    WFP provides 12,000 food packages for flood-hit Khuzestan

    TEHRAN –World Food Program (WFP), food-assistance branch of the United Nations, has delivered 12,000 food packages to the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) to be distributed among flood victims in southwestern Khuzestan province, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • Ryu Fung-hyun, the ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Iran 2018-11-14 11:30

    By M.A. Saki

    Korea wants to set a successful example of aid to refugees: ambassador

    TEHRAN - Ryu Jung-hyun, the ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Iran, says his country wants to set a successful example of humanitarian aid to refugees.

  • Republic of Korea donates $2.2m to support refugees in Iran 2018-08-20 17:27

    Republic of Korea donates $2.2m to support refugees in Iran

    TEHRAN – The Republic of Korea made a US$2.2 million multi-year contribution to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) during a signing ceremony to support 30,000 of the most vulnerable Afghan refugees living in settlements in the Islamic Republic of Iran, here on Monday.WFP Representative and Country Director in Iran, Negar Gerami, and Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Iran, Ryu Jeong-Hyun, attended the ceremony. Tehran Times / Mohammad Khodabakhsh