From The Ashes of War, Seeds of Peace
Not long ago, the West African nation of Sierra Leone was home to the world’s biggest peacekeeping mission. More


Uniting Against Cancer
The Behnam Daheshpour Nowruz Charity Bazaar opened today to raise funds and awareness of the need to unite against cancer. More


Ban Calls for Observance of Olympic Truce for Winter Olympic Games
TEHRAN, 6 February 2014 (UNIC)—UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on the occasion of the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russian Federation More


If Not Prevented, 86m. Young Girls Worldwide Are Likely To Experience FGM By 2030-Ban Warns
TEHRAN, 5 February 2014 (UNIC)—UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), 6 February 2014, More


Saving the Imperiled Hamouns of Eastern Iran
"Angels will kiss the hands of those who help us," the man said. The face behind the handshake was grizzled and weathered. More


A Visit to Auschwitz By UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
This year’s observance of the International Remembrance Day on January 27th -- the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp More


UN Official at London Symposium: Water: Iran's Main Environmental challenge
TEHRAN, 18 January 2014 (UNIC)—UN Resident Coordinator in the Islamic Republic of Iran Gary Lewis said at Royal Geographical Society in London today that one of the main environmental challenges that Iran is currently facing is water management More


One in Three Children Under-Five Do Not Officially Exist - UNICEF
TEHRAN, 11 December 2013 (UNIC)- On UNICEF’s 67th birthday today, the organization released a new report showing that the births of nearly 230 million children under-five have never been registered More


Mandela’s Commitment to Human Dignity, Equality, Justice and Compassion Will Forever Remain an Inspiration-Ban
TEHRAN, 9 December 2013 (UNIC)—UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on Human Rights Day, 10 December 2013 while paying tribute to Nelson Mandela said More


On Int’l day for disabled persons, Break Barriers, Open Doors: For an Inclusive Society for All
TEHRAN, 2 December 2013 (UNIC)—UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities More


Continued Investment, Commitment and Innovation Are Needed In Order To Have a Future without Aids-Ban
TEHRAN, 1 December 2013 (UNIC) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on World AIDS Day, 1 December 2013, said in order to have a future without AIDS continued investment, commitment and innovation are needed. More


Secretary-General, In Message, Says Solidarity Day Chance to 'Reflect On Critical Situation of Palestinian People, Consider Our Collective Responsibilities'
TEHRAN, 28 November 2013 (UNIC)—UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, 29 November 2013 said solidarity day is a chance More


UNODC Supports Family Skills Training Programmes In Iran
TEHRAN, 27 November 2013 (UNIC)—Representative of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in the Islamic Republic of Iran Mr. Leik Boonwaat said here Tuesday More