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briefing-on-un-un4u-for-soureh-university-students TEHRAN - A group of 14 under graduate students from the Soureh University in 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 22 October 2018. He also answered the participants’ questions. He also spoke about 70th anniversary of the...
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simulation-of-the-international-court-of-justice-icj TERHAN - International Studies Journal (ISJ) and UNIC held simulation of the International Court of Justice(ICJ) dealing with ICJ’s order on “Alleged Violations of the 1955 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America) at UN conference room on 18 October 2018....
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the-power-to-choose-the-number-timing-and-spacing-of-children-can-bolster-economic-and-social-development-new-unfpa-report-shows UNITED NATIONS, New York, 17 October 2018--The global trend towards smaller families is a reflection of people making reproductive choices to have as few or as many children as they want, when they want. When people lack choice, it can have a long-term impact on fertility rates, often making themhigher or lower than what most people...
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nearly-1b-people-have-escaped-poverty-since-1993-guterres TEHRAN, 17 October 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 17 October 2018, announced that since 1993, nearly 1 billion people have escaped poverty.The full text of his message reads: Twenty-five years ago, the world commemorated the first...
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october-2018-students-of-international-relations-learned-more-about-the-un-website The UN Information Centre (UNIC) in Tehran held a workshop on “Finding UN Information and Documentation” for some 16 graduate students of international relations from the University of Tehran, Faculty of Law and Political Science on 16 October 2018 at the UN Office in Tehran. The students’ professor Dr. Nasrin Mosaffa organized the...
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some-820m-people-still-suffer-from-hunger-un-chief TEHRAN, 16 October 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on World Food Day, 16 October 2018, while saying that about 820 million people still suffer from hunger, called for a world in which every person has access to a healthy and nutritious diet.The full text of his message reads: In our world...
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scientific-confab-marked-international-day-for-disaster-reduction TEHRAN - UNIC National Information Officer Mohammad Moghadam read the SG’s message on the International Day for Disaster Reduction during a scientific seminar entitled “Resilience for All”, organized by the Faculty of Health of the University of Tehran on 15 October 2018.   Dr. Abbas Taghizadeh (right) and Mostafa Mohaghegh...
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progress-for-all-by-investing-in-well-being-of-rural-women-guterres TEHRAN, 15 October 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the International Day for Rural Women, 15 October 2018, said by investing in the well-being, livelihoods and resilience of rural women and girls, we make progress for all. The full text of his message reads: The empowerment of rural...
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interview-with-leila-joudane-unfpa-representative-in-i-r-iran   Please tell us about the current situation of older people and population ageing in Iran. How have the demographic configuration and family dynamics changed over the past 10 years? Iran is among the countries where fertility has declined sharply, in our case from about 7 children per woman in the 1980s to 2.01 in 2016....
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data-collection-on-disasters-is-crucial-for-progress-on-crisis-prevention-guterres TEHRAN, 13 October 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on International Day for Disaster Reduction, 13 October 2018, said data collection on disasters is crucial for progress on crisis prevention. The full text of his message reads: This year’s International Day for Disaster Reduction falls...
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promotion-of-the-world-space-week-at-shahid-beheshti-university Shahid Beheshti University (SBU) with cooperation of Iranian Space Agency, Aero-Space Research Centre, the Institute of Public Law Studies of University of Tehran and United Nations Information Centre held a seminar on space law and outer space on the occasion of World Space week with participation of more than 50 students of...
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on-int-l-girl-child-day-guterres-calls-for-supporting-every-girl-to-reach-her-full-potential TEHRAN, 11 October 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October 2018, called for recommitment to supporting every girl to develop her skills, enter the workforce on equal terms and reach her full potential.The full text of his message reads: Today,...
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armenian-children-commemorate-international-day-of-girl-child TEHRAN - UNIC National Information Officer Mohammad Moghadam read excerpts from the SG’s message on the International Day of Girl Child by phone for some 147 girl children of Armenian “Toonian” primary school in Tehran, as part of the school’s ceremony marking the Day on 10 October 2018. At the end of the ceremony the children...
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one-in-five-young-people-will-experience-a-mental-health-problem-this-year-guterres TEHRAN, 10 October 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on World Mental Health Day, 10 October 2018, warned that one in five young people will experience a mental health problem this year.The full text of his message reads: Health encompasses both physical and mental well-being. Yet for too...
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un-chief-lauded-world-s-postal-sector-for-its-efforts-to-advance-progress-for-all TEHRAN, 9 October 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on World Post Day, 9 October 2018, encouraged the world’s postal sector to continue its laudable efforts to advance progress for all and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.The full text of his message reads:   With more than...
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icj-and-its-order-in-the-dispute-between-islamic-republic-of-iran-and-united-states-of-america Tehran – Shahid Beheshti University (SBU) held a session at the university on 3 October 2018 with participation of some 40 students of international law from different universities with the subject of “The International Court of Justice (ICJ) and its order on a dispute between Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States of...
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icj-us-iran-sanctions The International Court of Justice (ICJ) unanimously ruled today that the United States “shall remove, by means of its choosing, any impediments” to the free export of humanitarian needs to Iran arising from its withdrawal from the nuclear deal. ICJ  https://www.unmultimedia.org/tv/unifeed/asset/2253/2253429/ ***
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on-the-interntional-day-of-non-violence-specialized-workshop-entitled-finding-solutions-and-no-to-violence-was-held Tehran - the Organization for Defending Victims of Violence (ODVV) on the International Day of Non-Violence, held a specialized workshop entitled “Finding Solutions and No to Violence” in the presence of 50 psychologists, psychiatrists and social workers on 3 October 2018 in the conference hall of the ODVV. This workshop aimed at...
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the-first-brainstorming-workshop-on-implementation-of-the-international-guidelines-on-urban-and-territorial-planning The first Brainstorming Workshop on “Implementation of the International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning” was held on 3 October 2018 at the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development in collaboration with the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development. This workshop aimed at introducing the general framework and objectives of...
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terrorists-killed-injured-254-iraqis-in-september-un TEHRAN, 2 October 2018 (UNIC) – A total of 75 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 179 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in September 2018*, according to casualty figures recorded by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).The figures include ordinary citizens and others considered...
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cooperation-of-governmental-and-non-governmental-organizations-and-people-key-strategy-for-integrated-management-and-urban-regeneration-celebration-of-world-habitat-day-2018 Monday, 1 October 2018 (UN-Habitat) - UN-Habitat Tehran celebrated World Habitat Day 2018 with the theme "Urban Solid Waste Management", in collaboration with Environment Management and Sustainable Development Center, Waste Management Organization, Tehran Research and Planning Center, Communication and International Affairs Center Tehran...
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un-iran-partnership-historical-photos-documents-exhibited-in-yazd YAZD – An Exhibition of Historical Photos and Documents on UN-Iran Partnership was inaugurated at the Art and Culture Treasure House in Yazd City, the capital of the Yazd Province on 29 September 2018 by UNIC Director Maria Dotsenko and Deputy Governor of Yazd Province, Mohammad Ali Talebi in the presence of Director General of Cultural...
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workshop-on-the-occasion-of-international-day-of-peace-at-tehran-peace-museum Tehran - In a joint event on the occasion of International Day of Peace, held on 26 September 2018 at the Tehran Peace Museum with support of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), some 25 researchers and students were briefed about retrieving the UN-related information and documentation. The discussion focused on peace and...
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seminar-and-photo-exhibition-on-international-day-of-peace TEHRAN - The Cultural Institute of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Tehran commemorated International Day of Peace by holding a seminar and UN-Iran partnership photo exhibition at the Institute’s premises on Sunday 30 September...
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participation-of-islamic-republic-of-iran-in-malaria-e-2020-global-forum Dr Seyed Mehdi Tabatabaei, Deputy for Public Health at Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, participated on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education, in the second annual global forum on malaria-eliminating countries held in San José, Costa Rica from 11 to 13 June 2018. Dr Tabatabaei presented the progress and challenges of the...
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elimination-of-trachoma-as-a-public-health-problem-in-islamic-republic-of-iran 17 September 2018 – Recently, the Islamic Republic of Iran prepared a dossier on the elimination of trachoma as a public health problem which provided information on the current epidemiological situation of trachoma in the country and the systems for identifying and managing patients with Chlamydia trachomatis. Trachoma is the world’s leading...
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development-and-implementation-of-national-antimicrobial-resistance-action-plan September 2018 – The Ministry of Health and Medical Education of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in collaboration with stockholders from other ministries (such as Ministry of Agriculture-Jahad) and the Food and Drug Administration, has developed a national antimicrobial resistance action plan. It is aligned with the Global Action Plan and follows...
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on-world-tourism-day-guterres-calls-on-governments-to-support-digital-technologies-that-can-bring-the-benefits-of-tourism-to-all TEHRAN, 27 September 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on World Tourism Day, 27 September 2018, called on governments to support digital technologies that can bring the benefits of tourism to all.The full text of his message reads The wide reach of tourism into many sectors, from...
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commemoration-of-international-day-of-peace TEHARN - The Ambassadors of Peace and Friendship Group in partnership with UNIC Tehran commemorated Interntional Day of Peace during a ceremony held at UN conference room on Wednesday 26 September 2018. The ceremony began by UNIC Director Maria Dotsenko’s speech. She also delivered the SG’s message for a number of intellectuals and...
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unami-condemns-attack-in-ahvaz TEHRAN, 23 September 2018 (UNIC) – The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq, including its Liaison Office in Tehran, strongly condemns the terrorist attack which took place on Saturday 22 September in the city of Ahvaz in the Islamic Republic of Iran, in which military personnel and civilians, including children, were killed or...
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in-the-name-of-lasting-peace-for-all-promote-and-defend-human-rights-un-chief TEHRAN, 21 September 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the International Day of Peace called for all people to promote and defend human rights.The full text of his message reads: This year we mark International Day of Peace as we prepare to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal...
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one-day-workshop-on-the-un-its-trade-and-financial-organizations-youth-and-entrepreneurship The United Nation Information Centre (UNIC) supported a workshop organized by the NGO “Non-Stop Event”, the Iranian Association for United Nations Studies (IAUNS) and Department for Youth Affairs of Tehran Province Sport and Youth Office, which was held at the UN conference room for some 30 members of the NGOs, students and...
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tackling-economic-political-inequalities-invigorates-democracy-un-chief TEHRAN, 13 September 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the International Day of Democracy, 15 September 2018, said by tackling economic and political inequalities, democracy would be invigorated.The full text of his message reads: Democracy is showing greater strain than at any time in...
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unic-tehran-interns-win-plural-video-festival-award TEHRAN, 12 September 2018 (UNIC) – The Iranian United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Interns have won the awards of “the Paley Center for Media” as well as “the Media Education Centre” of the Plural+ video festival.PLURAL+ is a joint initiative between the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International...
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direct-existential-threat-of-climate-change-nears-point-of-no-return-warns-un-chief TEHRAN, 11 September 2018 (UNIC) -- The world risks crossing the point of no return on climate change, with disastrous consequences for people across the planet and the natural systems that sustain them, the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres warned on Monday, calling for more leadership and greater ambition for climate...
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new-un-resident-coordinator-presents-credentials-to-foreign-minister-zarif Tehran, 10 September 2018 – The incoming United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ms. Ugochi Daniels, presented her Credentials to His Excellency, Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, Minister of Foreign Affairs on 10 September, officially taking up her post in-country. During the meeting, H.E....
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azad-university-students-learn-about-the-un-website-at-the-unic-office As per request of Ms Zahra Hosseinpour student of Science and Research Branch of Azad University, the UN Information Centre (UNIC) held a “Finding UN Information and Documentation” workshop for some 20 graduate students of international law at the UNIC Office in Tehran on 6 September 2018. The workshop was conducted by the UNIC...
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un-iran-partnership-historical-photos-documents-exhibited-in-sanandaj SANANDAJ – An Exhibition of Historical Photos and Documents on UN-Iran Partnership was inaugurated at the Soureh Gallery of Sanandaj City, the capital of the Kordestan Province on 3 September 2018 by UNIC Director Maria Dotsenko and Deputy Governor of Kordestan Province, Hossein Khosheqbal and by Bureau Chief of the Islamic Republic...
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unesco-partners-with-the-european-union-to-invest-in-creativity-for-development Within the framework of its “Investing in Culture and Creativity” Programme, the European Union will partner with UNESCO to support new activities in the areas of cultural heritage and creative industries. The partnership starts with two programme activities: the promotion of Silk Roads Cultural Heritage Corridors in Afghanistan,...
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un-casualty-figures-for-iraq-for-the-month-of-august-2018 TEHRAN, 3 September 2018 (UNIC) – A total of 90 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 117 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in August 2018*, according to casualty figures recorded by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). The figures include ordinary citizens and others considered...
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remembrance-ceremony-for-late-kofi-annan TEHRAN - Iranian International Studies Association (IISA) in partnership with UNIC Tehran organized a remembrance ceremony for former UN Secretary-General, late Kofi Annan at UN conference room on Tuesday 28 August 2018. The ceremony began with one minute of silence for late Annan. Then, UNIC Director Dr Maria Dotsenko after a brief...
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ctbt-fosters-int-l-peace-security-guterres  TEHRAN, 29 August 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the International Day against Nuclear Tests, 29 August 2018, said the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) fosters international peace and security by constraining the development of nuclear weapons. The full text of his...
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commemoration-of-first-international-day-of-remembrance-and-tribute-to-victims-of-terrorism GORGAN - UNIC Director Maria Dotsenko delivered a speech and read the UN SG’s message on the First International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to Victims of Terrorism, during a conference held at the Fakhreddin Asad Gorgani Hall in Gorgan City, the Capital of Golestan Province attended by some 500 participants, including government...
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un-iran-partnership-historical-photos-documents-exhibited-in-zahedan ZAHEDAN – An Exhibition of Historical Photos and Documents on UN-Iran Partnership was inaugurated at the Ferdowsi Gallery of Art and Cultural Centre of Zahedan, the capital of Sistan and Baluchestan Province on 21 August 2018 by UNIC Director Maria Dotsenko and Deputy Governor of Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Mohammd Hadi Marashi in...
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unesco-unicef-support-ministry-of-education-in-inclusion-of-students-with-special-needs 27 August 2018, Tehran: The Ministry of Education of Iran with support of UNESCO, UNICEF and the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO launched a three-day workshop today in Tehran on inclusive approaches to education of students with special needs. The workshop, which will run from 27 - 29 August 2018, aims to strengthen the...
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un-chief-terrorism-one-of-the-most-challenging-issues-of-our-time-serious-threat-to-international-peace-security TEHRAN, 20 August 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the first International Day of Remembrance of, and Tribute to, the Victims of Terrorism, 21 August 2018, said terrorism is one of the most challenging issues of our time and a serious threat to international peace and security.The full...
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briefing-on-un-un4u-and-un-youth-relations-for-youth-members-of-iranian-red-crescent-society TEHRAN - A group of eight youth members of Iranian Red Crescent Society were briefed on the UN, its history and main organs as well as UN-NGOs relations by UNIC National Information Officer Mohammad Moghadam at UNIC conference room 19 August 2018. He also answered the participants’ questions. He also spoke about 70th anniversary of the...
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commemoration-of-world-humanitarian-day-in-disability-association-of-tavana On the occasion of World Humanitarian Day a ceremony was held at the Disability Association of Tavana (DAT) in Qazvin on 19 August 2018. Some 500 top students, Deputy Director General of Social Affairs of the Qazvin Province, members of the DAT Board of Directors and Board of Trustees, and a group of the DAT personnel participated in this...
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un-chief-calls-on-global-leaders-to-protect-people-caught-up-in-conflict TEHRAN, 19 August 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on World Humanitarian Day, 19 August 2018, called on global leaders to do everything in their power to protect people caught up in conflict.The full text of his message reads: We mark World Humanitarian Day every year on 19 August, to...
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statement-by-the-un-secretary-general-antonio-guterres-on-the-passing-of-former-secretary-general-kofi-annan  Kofi Annan was a guiding force for good.  It is with profound sadness that I learned of his passing.  In many ways, Kofi Annan was the United Nations. He rose through the ranks to lead the organization into the new millennium with matchless dignity and determination.  Like so many, I was proud to call Kofi Annan a good friend and...
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