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2017-internship-for-local-international-students-un-information-center-in-i-r-iran-tehran-part-time-with-flexible-schedule-unpaid-3 The United Nations Information Center (UNIC) is the public voice of the UN and the principal source of information about the United Nations system. It promotes global awareness and greater understanding of the work of the UN, using various communication tools including press, electronic and new media. More information about UNIC...
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un-youth-conference-in-vienna Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear young people from all over the world, The United Nations Youth and Student Association of Austria - Academic Forum for Foreign Affairs (UNYSA-AUSTRIA-AFA) cordially invites students and young graduates from 18 to 35 years from all educational  backgrounds and from all nations to our most important...
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united-nations-finalizes-first-ever-global-compact-for-migration TEHRAN, 15 July 2018 (UNIC) – The text of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, was finalized on at UN Headquarters in New York on Friday 13 July 2018. This is the first time that Member States of the United Nations have come together to negotiate an agreement covering all dimensions of international migration in a...
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archivists-and-librarians-learn-more-about-the-un Tehran – A training session on “Finding UN Information and Documentation” was held for some 80 archivists and librarians of the National Library and Archives of Islamic Republic of Iran at the Hekmat Hall of the National Library on 4 July 2018. The participants learned about some basic facts about the UN, and how to find and...
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students-of-women-s-studies-navigate-the-un-online Tehran – Some 15 students of women’s studies from Allameh Tabataba’i University participated in a “finding UN information on women issues” training session on 2 July 2018. UNIC Reference Assistant Ms. Nazanin Ghaemmaghami introduced UNIC website and the participants learnt how to find the Persian translation of the Convention on...
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terrorists-killed-wounded-205-iraqis-in-june-2018 TEHRAN, 2 July 2018 (UNIC) – A total of 76 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 129 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in June 2018*, according to casualty figures recorded by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).The figures include ordinary citizens and others considered civilian at...
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un-high-level-political-forum-on-sdgs-to-be-held-in-new-york TEHRAN, 1 July (UNIC) -- Thousands of government, business and civil society leaders will gather at the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development at UN Headquarters in New York from 9 to 18 July to review successes, discuss challenges and mobilise efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Forum is...
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uniting-the-world-against-terrorism By: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres   Terrorism is a persistent and evolving global menace.  No country is immune.  Social media, encrypted communications and the dark web are being used to spread propaganda, radicalize new recruits and plan atrocities.  The threat ranges from the crude tactics of lone actors to...
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world-drug-report-2018-opioid-crisis-prescription-drug-abuse-expands-cocaine-and-opium-hit-record-highs TEHRAN, 27 June 2018 (UNIC) – The non-medical use of prescription drugs is becoming a major threat to public health and law enforcement worldwide with opioids causing the most harm and accounting for 76 per cent of deaths where drug use disorders were implicated, according to the latest World Drug Report, released Tuesday by the United...
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exhibition-of-un-iran-historical-photos-and-documents-opens-in-khorramabad KHORRAMABAD - UNIC Director Maria Dotsenko jointly with the Deputy Governor of the Lorestan Province Habibollah Khojastehpour and Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) Bureau Chief in the Lorestan Province Ehsan Kordi, inaugurated the exhibition of historical photos and documents highlighting special moments in the UN-Iran partnership, at...
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statement-of-the-unodc-executive-director-on-the-international-day-against-drug-abuse-and-illicit-trafficking The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was established by the United Nations General Assembly to strengthen global action and cooperation.The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was established by the United Nations General Assembly to strengthen global action and cooperation. The...
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un-secretary-general-s-message-on-the-international-day-against-drug-abuse-and-illicit-trafficking Drug challenges are among the most complex problems we face, with wide-ranging impacts on health and well-being, families and communities, security and sustainable development.Drug challenges are among the most complex problems we face, with wide-ranging impacts on health and well-being, families and communities, security and sustainable...
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a-consultative-session-with-students-on-innovation-for-children-was-held-jointly-by-iran-chamber-of-commerce-and-unicef On Saturday 23 June, more than 20 young university students gathered at Iran Chamber of Commerce to learn how to turn their innovative ideas into projects for the betterment of Iran's children and society. This meeting was jointly organized by Iran Chamber of Commerce and UNICEF Iran and was facilitated by a UNICEF global expert on innovation. In...
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unesco-calls-for-stronger-actions-to-prevent-marine-plastic-pollution Tehran, 20 June 2018: UNESCO attended a commemoration ceremony on the occasion of World Oceans Day 2018 in Tehran and called for stronger actions to prevent marine plastic pollution and encourage solutions for healthy oceans. The event that was organized by the Iranian National Commission for Oceanography, and the National Institute of...
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art-reaches-people-s-hearts-and-motivates-to-promote-environment-world-environment-day TEHRAN - More than a hundred children of different ages presented their drawing on protection of environment at Ariana Art Gallery in Tehran, at the opening of exhibition entitled “The Seeds of My Homeland”, dedicated to the World Environment Day on 22 June 2018. Maria Dotsenko, UNIC Director through the video message and Anahita Taymorian,...
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countries-embrace-efforts-to-achieve-sdgs-amid-mounting-global-challenges-un-report TEHRAN, 21 June 2018 (UNIC) – A fast-changing climate, conflict, inequality, persistent pockets of poverty and hunger and rapid urbanization are challenging countries’ efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to a UN report launched at UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday.The Sustainable Development...
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seminar-on-war-photography-for-peace TEHRAN- UNIC Director Maria Dotsenko delivered a speech on art in service of peace during the opening ceremony of seminar on War Photography for Peace, organized by Honar Namaye Aban Cultural and Artistic Institute at Tehran Peace Museum on 20 June 2018. Other main speaker of the conference was Dutch Embassy diplomat, Naomi York.   Dutch...
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un-chief-calls-for-support-to-countries-which-provide-safe-refuge-to-people-fleeing-war TEHRAN, 20 June 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on World Refugee Day, 20 June 2018, said in today’s world, no community or country providing safe refuge to people fleeing war or persecution should be alone and unsupported.The full text of his message reads: What would you do if you were...
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un-general-assembly-elects-iran-as-the-member-of-economic-and-social-council TEHRAN, 20 June 2018 (UNIC) -- The General Assembly has elected 18 members of the Economic and Social Council to serve three-year terms beginning 1 January 2019. Those elected were Angola, Armenia, Brazil, Canada, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Jamaica, Kenya, Luxembourg, Mali, Netherlands, Pakistan, Paraguay, Saudi Arabia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine...
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briefing-on-un-un4u-for-allameh-tabatabaee-u-students TEHRAN - A group of 6 under-graduate students from the Faculty of English Language and Literature of Allameh Tabatabaee University were briefed on the UN, its history and main organs as well as SDGs by UNIC National Information Officer (NIO) Mohammad Moghadam at the UN building on 19 June 2018. He also answered the participants’...
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on-int-l-day-un-chief-calls-for-global-commitment-to-eliminate-conflict-related-sexual-violence TEHRAN, 19 June 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the International Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, 19 June 2018, called for global commitment to eliminate the scourge of conflict-related sexual violence.The full text of his message reads: Sexual violence in conflict...
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fao-and-university-of-tehran-commemorated-world-day-to-combat-desertification-and-drought The FAO Representation in the Islamic Republic of Iran together with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources of University of Tehran, and other national and international organizations commemorated the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2018 in Karaj with the theme "Land has true value. Invest in it". ...
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statement-attributable-to-the-spokesman-for-the-secretary-general-on-the-summit-between-the-leaders-of-the-democratic-people-s-republic-of-korea-and-the-united-states-of-america The Secretary-General welcomes the holding of the Summit between the leaders of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States as an important milestone in the advancement of sustainable peace and the complete and verifiable denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula. As the Secretary-General noted in letters to...
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on-100-day-countdown-to-the-int-l-day-of-peace-un-chief-calls-for-addressing-the-root-causes-of-conflict TEHRAN, 13 June 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message for 13 June 2018 which marks “100-Day Countdown to the International Day of Peace”, called for addressing the root causes of conflict.The full text of his message reads: The International Day of Peace, observed every year on 21 September,...
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un-chief-hopes-for-denuclearized-korean-peninsula TEHRAN, 12 June 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his remarks on the US-DPRK Summit, expressed hope that all parties to seize this opportunity for a denuclearized Korean Peninsula.  The full text of his remarks what was delivered at a press encounter held at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday...
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general-assembly-elects-only-fourth-woman-as-president-of-seventy-third-session TEHRAN, 7 June 2018 (UNIC) -- The General Assembly elected María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés (Ecuador) at UN Headquarters in New York on Tuesday 5 June as President of its seventy-third session — making her only the fourth woman to helm the 193-member organ in its more than seven-decades-long history — while also electing 21...
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on-world-oceans-day-un-chief-calls-on-governments-communities-to-clear-oceans-of-pollution TEHRAN, 7 June 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on World Oceans Day, 8 June 2018, urged governments, communities and individuals alike to celebrate the oceans by helping clear them of pollution and ensure they remain vibrant for generations to come.The full text of his message reads: The...
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by-2050-oceans-will-have-more-plastic-than-fish TEHRAN, 5 June 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on World Environment Day, 5 June 2018 said if the present trend of plastic contamination continues, by 2050 our oceans will have more plastic than fish. The full text of his message reads: A healthy planet is essential for a prosperous and...
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unic-helps-islamic-azad-university-students-to-get-familiar-with-the-un-website Tehran, 3 June 2018 (UNIC) - The UN Information Centre (UNIC) held “Finding UN Information and Documentation” workshop for some 15 students of law from the Islamic Azad University at the UNIC Tehran on 31 May 2018. The session was co-organized by UNIC intern Mohsen Seyed Ahmadi. UNIC Reference Assistant Ms Nazanin...
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new-mou-between-unfpa-and-the-ministry-of-cooperatives-labour-and-social-welfare The UNFPA Representative, Dr. Leila Joudane and the Deputy Minister of Welfare of the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare of I.R. Iran, His Excellency Dr. Ahmad Meidari signed a new Memorandum of Understanding on Sunday, 3 June 2018.  The MoU announced the start of a joint cooperation with the Office of Empowerment and...
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terrorists-killed-injured-258-iraqi-civilians-in-may-2018 TEHRAN, 3 June 2018 (UNIC) – A total of 95 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 163 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in May 2018*, according to casualty figures recorded by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).  The figures include ordinary citizens and others considered civilian at...
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un-peacekeeping-is-a-proven-investment-in-global-peace-security-and-prosperity-un-chief TEHRAN, 29 May 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, 29 May 2018, said United Nations peacekeeping is a proven investment in global peace, security and prosperity. The full text of his message reads: On May 29th, 1948, the United Nations...
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promotion-of-the-70th-anniversary-of-universal-declaration-of-human-rights Tehran, 28 May 2018: The UN Information Centre (UNIC) held workshop on “Finding UN Information and Documentation” with a focus on human rights on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) for some 15 graduate and post-graduate students of human rights and international law from the Shahid...
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azad-university-marked-biodiversity-day-by-promotion-of-agricultural-biodiversity-and-healthy-food TEHRAN- On the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity, the Science and Research Unit of Islamic Azad University in Tehran, held a seminar on “Agricultural Biodiversity, Healthy Food Production, Healthy Community” at the University’s campus in north-eastern Tehran on 22 May 2018. The permaculture garden and greenhouse...
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children-s-art-promotes-world-bee-day Bee was a main theme of paintings of some 20 talented school children, who won the contest aimed to promote World Bee Day. UNIC and the Slovenian Embassy supported the efforts of children, who study art at the Dane Art School, led Ms Anahita Taymourian well-known Iranian painter and writer. Ms Kristina Radej Slovenian Ambassador and Dr...
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unicef-iran-speaks-about-csr-and-children UNICEF Iran's Representative, Dr Will Parks, presented ideas to strengthen the links between children and corporate social responsibility during a training session as part of the Iran-Swiss Chamber of Commerce's Responsible Business Promotion Network.   
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unodc-iran-representative-and-director-general-of-interpol-tehran-meet-underline-expanding-further-cooperation Tehran, 22 May 2018– Brigadier General Hadi Shirzad, Director General of Interpol Tehran and Mr. Alexander Fedulov UNODC Iran Country Representative met and agreed on promoting cooperation between the two sides.   The parties referred to positive achievements gained in the course of earlier cooperation and expressed willingness to...
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un-chief-calls-on-governments-businesses-and-people-to-act-to-protect-nature TEHRAN, 22 May 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the Interntional Day for Biological Diversity urged governments, businesses and people everywhere to act to protect the nature that sustains us.The full text of his message reads: The rich variety of life on Earth is essential for the...
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unodc-iran-and-judiciary-officials-meet-underline-further-expanding-cooperation Tehran, 21 May 2018 – Mr. Alireza Saedi, Director General of International Affairs of Judiciary of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Mr. Alexander Fedulov, UNODC Iran Country Representative met and agreed on promoting cooperation between the two sides. The parties referred to positive achievements gained during earlier cooperation and...
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unesco-and-international-council-of-museums-icom-commemorate-international-day-of-museums-2018-in-iran Tehran, 21 May 2018: UNESCO and the International Council of Museums (ICOM) in collaboration with the Iranian Cultural Heritage Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) commemorated the International Day of Museums 2018 today in a joint ceremony at the Iranian Artist’s Forum. Ms. Esther Kuisch Laroche, the Director and Representative of...
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school-students-hold-model-united-nations Some 35 elementary and secondary high school students from Rah-e-Roshd Educational Complex, in cooperation with the UN Information Centre (UNIC) and the office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Tehran held a Model United Nations (MUN) conference simulating the 2016 UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants. The MUN exercise...
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unesco-joins-expert-meeting-in-iran-on-intellectual-property-rights-in-cultural-heritage Tehran, 20 May 2018: The Research Centre of the Iranian Cultural Heritage Handicrafts and Tourism organization and the International Council of Museums (ICOM) jointly organized an expert meeting in Tehran, that was focused on “Intellectual Property Rights in Cultural Heritage”. Ms Esther Kuisch Laroche, Director and Representative of UNESCO...
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workshop-on-the-international-court-of-justice    Iranian Association of UN Studies (IAUNS) in partnership with UNIC Tehran organized a workshop on “Institution of proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ)” for some 20 graduate students of international law at the UN building on 15 May 2018. The workshop was conducted by the Kharazmi University Professor and...
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iranian-youth-learn-more-about-peacekeeping-peacebuilding-and-culture-of-peace Tehran – A workshop on peacebuilding and research on peace and security as well as the culture of peace was held for some twenty students on 17 May 2018 at the UN office in Tehran. The workshop was organized on request of the Revamp Talent Management Agency. The participants were briefed about retrieving information, data and...
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workshop-on-city-diplomacy-and-city-development Tehran - The Secretariat of the Forum of Mayors of Iranian Megacities in cooperation of the Centre for Graduate International Studies-University of Tehran, Iranian Association of Cooperation with UNESCO and UN Information Centre in Tehran held workshop on “City Diplomacy and City Development: Action plans in international arena” for...
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visitors-learned-more-about-un-at-the-31st-tehran-international-book-fair TEHRAN - All parts of a nation's culture are rooted in the books, Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Dr. Abbas Salehi said at the opening ceremony of the 31st Tehran International Book Fair, which was held at the Imam Khomeini Mosalla (Prayer ground) during 2-12 May 2018 under the theme “No to Not Reading...
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17-may-2018-briefing-on-un-un4u-for-azad-university-students A group of 12 under graduate students and professors from the Faculty of Law of Azad University in Parand, 33 Km. southwest of Tehran, were briefed on the UN, its history and main organs as well as SDGs by UNIC National Information Officer Mohammad Moghadam at UN conference room 17 May 2018. He also answered the participants’ questions....
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dat-celebrates-the-international-day-of-families QAZVIN - Disability Association of Tavana (DAT) celebrated the International Day of Families at Talaie Park in Qazvin on 16 May 2018. The celebration was held to commemorate the theme of this year’s Interntional Day of Families: “Families and Inclusive Societies”. Some 40 DAT members took part in the ceremony and experienced good moments....
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unodc-enhanced-the-canine-k9-capacity-of-customs-administration-of-the-islamic-republic-of-iran Tehran, 17 May 2018 – The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in the Islamic Republic of Iran procured and trained eight drug detecting dogs and provided training for eight dog handlers from Iranian Customs K9 Centre. The training was held immediately after delivery of 8 drug detecting dogs by UNODC and continued for six...
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today-s-mothers-commemorate-international-day-of-families TEHRAN- International Day of Families was commemorated by a large number of members of Madarane Emrouz Institute (Today’s Mothers) at the institute’s hall on 15 May 2018. At the beginning, one of the senior staff member of Madarane Emrouz Institute delivered the statement of the Institute for the audience. Then UNIC NIO Mohammad...
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