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the-first-international-specialized-training-on-search-and-rescue-usar-in-iran United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) in cooperation with Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Center for Crisis and Disaster Management Organization (ZRK) of Austria held the first ever International Training of Search and Rescue (USAR) in Iran based on INSARAG...
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unesco-organized-the-8th-asian-g-wadi-meeting-and-2nd-international-drought-initiative-idi-expert-group-meeting-on-10-12-december-2018 UNESCO in collaboration with the Regional Centre on Urban Water Management (RCUWM) under auspices of UNESCO, Khorasan Razavi Regional Water Authority and Ferdowsi University of Mashhad organized the 8th Asian G-WADI meeting and 2nd International Drought Initiative (IDI) expert group meeting in Mashhad from 10 to 12 December 2018. Over 25 experts...
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briefing-on-un-un4u-for-farhang-high-school-students TERHAN - A group of 22 students along with 2 teachers from Farhang high school 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 12 December 2018. He also answered the participants’ questions. UNIC NIO also spoke about 70th anniversary of...
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increased-care-cost-drives-100m-people-into-poverty-each-year-un-chief TEHRAN, 12 December 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the first observance of International Universal Health Coverage, 12 December 2018, said each year, 100 million people are driven into poverty because care cost far more than they could afford.The full text of his message reads: Today,...
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governments-adopt-un-global-migration-pact-to-help-prevent-suffering-and-chaos TEHRAN, 11 December 2018 (UNIC) -- The Global Compact for Migration was adopted on Monday by leading representatives from 164 Governments at an international conference in Marrakesh, Morocco, in an historic move described by UN Chief António Guterres as the creation of a “roadmap to prevent suffering and chaos”.Speaking at the...
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launch-of-the-final-diagnosis-report-at-the-third-national-urban-policy-workshop Tehran,10 December 2018 (UN-Habitat) – The United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat), in cooperation with the Housing and Construction Department of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development and the Road, Housing and Urban Development Research Center, hosted the third National Urban Policy (NUP) workshop, and lunched the...
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stand-up-for-human-rights-for-everyone-everywhere-un-chief TEHRAN, 10 December 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on Human Rights Day, 10 December 2018, while saying human rights are universal and eternal called on all people to stand up for human rights – for everyone, everywhere.The full text of his message reads: For 70 years, the Universal...
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who-collaborates-with-iran-on-improvement-of-public-hospital-management 8 December 2018 - World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with the Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MoHME) conducted a nine-day (8-17 December 2018) Training of Trainers course in Kish Island to improve public hospital performances within the context of the national Health Transformation Program towards achieving...
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december-2018-commemoration-of-human-rights-day TEHRAN - UNIC NIO Mohammad R. Moghadam delivered SG’s message during a seminar entitled “Human Society 70 years after UDHR: Achievements and Failures”, held jointly by the Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) and UNIC on the occasion of Human Rights Day at the Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies (IHCS) on 9 December 2018....
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corruption-costs-2-6-trillion-or-5-of-global-gross-domestic-product-guterres TEHRAN, 9 December 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on International Anti-Corruption Day, 9 December 2018, said that the cost of corruption is at least $2.6 trillion – or 5 per cent of global gross domestic product.The full text of his message reads: Corruption is present in all...
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un-chief-calls-on-all-states-to-translate-words-of-the-convention-on-prevention-of-the-genocide-crime-into-action TEHRAN, 9 December 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the 70 Anniversary of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide and the Interntional Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime, 9 December...
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the-fifth-international-specialized-congress-and-second-international-congress-for-hospital-build-and-facility-management-opens-in-tehran Tehran, 3 December 2018 (UN-Habitat) – The Fifth International Specialized Congress and Second International Congress for Hospital Build and Facility Management has opened on 9 December 2018 at Razi International Conference Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Mr. Shahqadami, Scientific Secretary of the...
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efforts-of-1b-volunteers-in-the-world-to-leave-no-one-behind-guterres TEHRAN, 5 December 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development, 5 December 2018, while emphasizing on the diverse and dynamic role of volunteerism in promoting the Sustainable Development Goals, thanked 1 billion volunteers in the...
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four-things-the-un-chief-wants-world-leaders-to-know-at-key-cop24-climate-conference-opening TEHRAN, 4 December 2018 (UNIC) -- During the UN COP24 Climate Change Conference grand opening on Monday, Secretary-General António Guterres told over 150 world leaders gathered for climate action that “we are in deep trouble” and asked decision-makers to focus on four key things: stepping up climate action, according to a solid plan,...
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iranian-government-officials-ngo-members-commemorate-int-l-volunteer-day TEHRAN - 4 December 2018 (UNIC)—Iranian senior government officials and civil society members commemorated Interntional Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development at Razi Hall at Iran Medical University, on 4 December 2018. This year, IVD celebrates volunteer efforts that strengthen local ownership and the resilience of the...
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international-day-of-persons-with-disabilities-commemorated-in-alvand-city Qazvin - A celebration was organized by Disability Association of Tavana (DAT) at Yadegare_Imam Stadium of Alvand City in the Qazvin Province to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 4 December 2018. The gathering was organized by the DAT Branch in Alvand City and in collaboration with Bureau of Persons with...
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un-habitat-and-iran-s-ministry-of-health-sign-mou-on-hospital-resilience Tehran, 3 December 2018 (UN-Habitat Tehran) – UN-Habitat Tehran Office signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) withthe Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MoHME) of the Islamic Republic of Iran for improving the resilience of hospitals. Funded by the government of Japan, the project for “Inventory, Earthquake and...
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commemoration-of-interntional-day-of-persons-with-disabilities TEHRAN- UNIC NIO Mohammad R. Moghadam delivered the SG’s message during a ceremony organized by NGO Ra’ad Charity Institute on the occasion the International Day of Persons with Disabilities at the Ra’ad auditorium on 3 December 2018. The ceremony began by remarks of Head of Board of Directors of Ra’ad Charity Institute Dr. Maryam...
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november-2018-marks-lowest-casualty-figures-in-iraq-in-6-years TEHRAN, 3 December 2018 (UNIC) – A total of 41 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 73 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in November 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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signing-of-a-joint-interoffice-memorandum-to-strengthen-un-collaboration-to-prevent-and-alleviate-suffrage-of-children-and-their-families-as-related-to-drugs TEHRAN, 3 December 2018 (UNIC) – The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in the Islamic Republic of Iran (UNODC), United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) in the Islamic Republic of Iran and World Health Organization (WHO) in the Islamic Republic of Iran signed today a joint Interoffice Memorandum to prevent and alleviate suffrage of...
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more-than-1b-people-with-disability-in-the-world TEHRAN, 3 December 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the International Day of Persons with Disability, 3 December 2018, said more than 1 billion people in the world live with some form of disability.The full text of his message reads: More than 1 billion people in the world live with some...
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unesco-and-unicef-support-the-community-based-simultaneous-earthquake-and-safety-drill On 28 November 2018, UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office and UNICEF Iran supported the 4th community-based and community-led earthquake drill in Iran.   In 2015, the strategic committee of the International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (IIEES) started a pilot project to transform schools into temporary crises management...
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briefing-on-un-un4u-for-teachers-in-tehran TEHRAN - A group of 17 teachers from different districts 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 2 December 2018.   Group photograph of teachers participating in UN4U session TEHRAN - A group of 17 teachers...
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more-than-35m-have-died-of-an-aids-related-illness-un-chief TEHRAN, 1 December 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on World AIDS Day, 1 December 2018, said more than 35 million have died of an AIDS-related illness.The full text of his message reads: Thirty years after the first World AIDS Day, the response to HIV stands at a crossroads. Which way we...
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onehealth-tool-training-for-economists-and-public-health-scientists-and-validation UNFPA is committed to the government of the I. R. Iran to support the development and implementation of comprehensive strategies policies on the provision of integrated, high impact, accessible affordable and high quality Reproductive and Maternal Health (RMH) and HIV services, for the entire population. In the line of this collaborative...
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un-chief-urged-israel-palestine-to-restore-promise-and-viability-of-the-two-state-solution TEHRAN, 29 November 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, 29 November 2018, urged Israel, Palestine and all others with influence to restore the promise and viability of the two-state solution.The full text of his message...
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unesco-and-unicef-co-organize-a-4-day-training-workshop-on-educational-planning-for-disaster-risk-reduction-tehran-26-to-29-november-2018 UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office, UNICEF Iran, the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO (NatCom), and the Ministry of Education (MoE) have partnered together to organize the training workshop on Educational Planning for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) from 26 to 29 November 2018 at Bashgah-e-Farhangian in Tehran. The training builds on the Government...
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commemoration-of-interntional-day-for-the-elimination-of-violence-against-women TEHRAN - UNIC Reference Assistance Nazanin Ghaemmaghami-Farahani delivered the SG’s message on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women during a conference held at UN conference room to mark Interntional Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 26 November 2018. The seminar was organized by the...
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wfp-welcomes-german-contribution-to-support-refugees-in-iran TEHRAN –The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a supplementary contribution of €1 million (approximately US$1.1 million) from the German Federal Foreign Office to support the most vulnerable Afghan and Iraqi refugees living in settlements in the Islamic Republic of Iran. WFP will use the funds to provide both cash...
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fair-and-equal-world-without-violence-against-women-guterres TEHRAN, 25 November 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on Interntional Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2018, said not until the half of our population represented by women and girls can live free from fear, violence and everyday insecurity, can we truly say we...
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joint-un-statement-on-international-day-for-the-elimination-of-violence-against-women Statement by the Heads of UN agencies, UNFPA, UNDP, UNICEF and UN WOMEN, calling for solidarity with survivors and survivor advocates and women’s human rights defenders who are working to prevent and end violence against women and girls. To commemorate this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the...
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international-children-s-day-commemorated-in-dat Qazvin - On the occasion of International Children's Day, a ceremony was held at the library of the Disability Association of Tavana (DAT) on 22 November 2018. More than 100 people, including a number of mothers who have children with disability and DAT personnel were present in the ceremony.   Children participating in the ceremony...
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iran-hosts-first-who-training-of-trainer-program-on-emergency-unit-management-in-region Kish Island, 21 November 2018: World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with the Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education today started conducting a four-day (21-24 November 2018) Training of Trainer (ToT) program on Emergency Unit Management in Kish Island to empower capacity of the relevant institutes and individuals in...
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un4u-at-french-school More than 70 students and teachers from the French School in Tehran learned more about UN history, UN values, agenda of UN Secretary-General and what UN does in Iran. Maria Dotsenko, UNIC Director spoke to students and answered their questions at the French School on 19 November 2018.   UNIC Director Dotsenko briefing More than 70 students...
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navigating-the-un-website-on-universal-children-s-day Tehran – Children and Youth Research Centre of Alzahra University with cooperation of United Nations Information Centre held a “Finding UN Information and Documentation” training session with a focus on children issues for some 30 students of different fields of studies at the faculty of Social Sciences and Economics on 20 November...
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briefing-on-un-un4u-for-students-of-science-and-culture-university A group of 40 under graduate law students and two professors from the Faculty of Law of Science and Culture 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 20 November 2018. He also elaborated on job opportunities...
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who-ready-to-assist-iran-in-improving-road-safety-measures 20 November 2018: Representative of World Health Organization (WHO) in Iran, today at the 4th National Traffic and Safety Conference expressed readiness of WHO to expand supporting Iran in reduction of road traffic fatalities and injuries.  During his opening remarks addressing hundreds of high ranking officers and experts of...
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un-committed-to-promote-africa-s-industrial-development-un-chief TEHRAN, 20 November 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on Africa Industrialization Day 20 November 2018, reaffirmed the UN’s strong commitment to strongly promote Africa’s industrial development as a key driver for realizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The full text of his...
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commemoration-of-70th-anniversary-of-ilc TERHAN – Iranian Association of UN Studies (IAUNS) in partnership with UNIC Tehran commemorated the 70th Anniversary of establishment of UN International Law Commission (ILC) at the House of Humanities Intellectuals (HHI) in the presence of a large number of international law professors and students on 19 November 2018. The...
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iran-implementing-its-commitments-under-nuclear-deal International Atomic Energy Agency Director General's Statement to the 73rd Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly: (As prepared for delivery) Madam President, Let me begin by expressing my regret that I cannot be present for this 73rd Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly. There have been important developments...
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who-envoy-to-iran-highlights-commitment-to-serve-vulnerable-in-time-of-conflicts-and-sanctions Dr. Christoph Hamelmann, Representative of World Health Organization (WHO) in Iran by attending a three-day (14-16 November 2018) international congress on “Health for Peace” in Shiraz highlighted the mission of the Organization to promote health, keep the world safe, and serving particularly the vulnerable in the time of conflicts...
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un-iran-partnership-historical-photos-documents-exhibited-in-tabriz TABRIZ – An Exhibition of Historical Photos and Documents on UN-Iran Partnership was inaugurated at the Gallery of Cinema House of Bahman 22nd in Tabriz, the capital of the East Azarbaijan Province on 12 November 2018 by UNIC Director Maria Dotsenko and Deputy Governor of East Azarbaijan Province, Rahim Shohratifar in the presence of...
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the-doll-wins-unicef-award-as-the-best-iranian-short-film-on-children UNICEF award in the 35th Tehran International Short Film Festival went to the Iranian movie “The Doll' directed by Ali Delkari which highlighted the mental and educational consequences of child marriage. The award included a trophy and a Canon5D camera. UNICEF Iran Goodwill Ambassador, Mahtab Keramati, handed the award to the winner. ...
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civilians-caught-in-sanctions-crossfire-need-geneva-convention-protection-says-un-expert Sanctions that extend beyond national borders, and which seek to block a country’s trade altogether, amount to economic warfare against civilians, an independent expert appointed by the Human Rights Council says. "These civilians deserve the same protections provided by the Geneva Conventions to people in war," said Idriss Jazairy,...
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urban-resilience-and-habitat-improvement-disaster-risk-management-and-built-environment-workshop-began-in-tehran Tehran, 13 November 2018 (UN-Habitat Tehran) - “Urban Resilience and Habitat Improvement, Disaster Risk Management and Built Environment” workshop for urban managers and decision makers within the framework of UN-Habitat Afghanistan’s “Project for City Resilience (PCR)” began on 11 November 2018 at the Economic...
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on-the-70th-anniversary-of-establishment-of-the-un-depository-library-islamic-consultative-assembly-librarians-learn-more-about-the-un Tehran – A training session on “Finding UN Information and Documentation” was held for some 20 librarians of the Library, Museum and Documentation Centre of the Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majles-e Shora-ye Eslami) at the Museum on 5 November 2018. The session started with welcoming words of the Director of the Documentation...
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un-habitat-tehran-celebrates-world-cities-day-2018 UN-Habitat Tehran in a joint collaboration with the Deputy of Urban Planning and Architecture Ministry of Roads and Urban Development of Islamic Republic of Iran and Urban Regeneration Company of Iran and Vartan House conducted “Resilient Cities” dialogue on the occasion of  World Cities Day 2018 on Tuesday, 6 November 2018...
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world-tsunami-awareness-day-an-opportunity-to-emphasize-on-importance-of-disaster-prevention-preparedness-un-chief TEHRAN, 5 November 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonito Guterres in his message for World Tsunami Awareness Day, 5 November 2018, said the Day is an opportunity to emphasize again the importance of disaster prevention and preparedness, including early warning, public education, science to better understand and predict...
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expert-meeting-on-resilience-to-slow-onset-disasters-including-sand-and-dust-storms-to-be-held-in-tehran TEHRAN, 4 November 2018 (UNIC) – “The Experts Consultation Meeting on Regional Cooperation for Building Resilience to Slow-Onset Disasters Including Sand and Dust Storms and Information Management for Cross-border Disasters in Asia and the Pacific” will be held at Espinas Hotel in Tehran, on 5-6 November 2018. In Asia and the...
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terrorists-killed-wounded-174-iraqis-in-october-2018-un TEHRAN, 4 November 2018 (UNIC) – A total of 69 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 105 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in October 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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