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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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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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guterres-88-journalists-have-been-killed-this-year TEHRAN, 1 November 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, 2 November 2018, while announcing that at least 88 journalists have been killed this year alone, called on Governments and the international community to protect...
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people-on-the-move People have been on the move since time immemorial. Today, the number of international migrants worldwide stands at 258 million, about 3.4 per cent of the world’s population. Nearly half of them are female. Amongst migrants born in a developing country – 72 per cent of the global total – less than half are hosted in developed...
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build-sustainable-resilient-cities-that-provide-safety-opportunities-for-all-guterres TEHRAN, 31 October 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on World Cities Day, 31 October 2018, called for building sustainable and resilient cities that provide safety and opportunities for all.The full text of his message reads: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement...
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un-habitat-executive-director-world-cities-day-message  As Urban October comes to an end, a month dedicated to raising awareness on urban challenges, successes and sustainability, faced by cities and human settlements around the world, I am delighted to learn that an unprecedented number of global celebrations marking this month have taken place around the world. This month, over 100...
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un-family-with-its-multilingual-and-multinational-kids-celebrates-un-day-in-iran Tehran: UN Resident Coordinator Ms. Ugochi Daniels invited children of UN staff to mark the UN Day together with the UN family on 25 October 2018 at the UN Office in Tehran. “When I spoke to these very curious and bright children, I thought how proud I am to serve United Nations and what an important mission we have.  I...
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29-october-2018-briefing-on-un-un4u-for-soureh-university-students A group of 13 under graduate students from the Soureh University in Tehran and their professor Dr. Reza Farrokhnejad, 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 29 October 2018. He also answered the participants’ questions and...
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the-role-of-medical-universities-in-islamic-republic-of-iran-s-health-system-translating-evidence-into-action 25 October 2018 – The term “University” strikes one as a purely degree-based academic institute for higher education and research. In the Islamic Republic of Iran, medical universities have a unique role as laboratory, engine and responsible driver of an integrated system for health services and medical education, combining service...
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un-day-commemorated-at-allameh-tabatabaee-u TEHRAN - UNIC Director Maria Dotsenko delivered a speech during a seminar organized by Organization for Defending Victims of Terror (ADVT) and Allameh Tababatabaee University (ATU) at the auditorium of Faculty of Law and Political Science of the University, followed by video screening of the SG’s UN Day message on 28 October 2018....
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iauns-unic-commemorate-un-day TEHRAN - UNIC NIO Mohammad Moghadam delivered the SG’s UN Day message during a seminar entitled “the impacts and outlook of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Order on the case regarding violations of the 1955 Treaty of Amity and return of US sanctions against Iran” held on the occasion of the UN Day 2018 at House of...
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unesco-concludes-two-day-capacity-building-workshop-on-innovative-use-of-ict-for-persons-with-disabilities The UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office, in cooperation with the Raad Charity Complex, the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO, the University of Applied Science and Technology and the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology organized a two-day capacity building workshop on the “Innovative Use of ICTs for Persons with Disabilities...
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workshop-for-graduate-students-of-iau-kermanshah-branch-on-the-occasion-of-the-un-day Tehran 24 October 2018 – Iranian International Studies Association in partnership with United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) held a workshop for some 15 graduate students of Islamic Azad University Kermanshah Branch on the UN Day 24 October 2018 at the UN building. The students were accompanied by their professor Anahita Motazed. The...
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helpage-asia-pacific-regional-conference-opening-ceremony-23rd-october-2018-tehran-iran The first day of HelpAge Asia-Pacific Regional Conference was held in partnership with UNFPA and the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare and State Welfare Organization in Tehran. The conference addresses the family, community and state in aging societies and its focus is to pave the way for planning policies and programmes...
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on-un-day-guterres-calls-for-upholding-dignity-for-all-as-united-nations TEHRAN, 24 October 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on United Nations Day, 24 October 2018, called for upholding dignity for one and all, as united nations.The full text of his message reads: United Nations Day marks the birthday of our founding Charter – the landmark document that...
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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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secretary-general-appoints-geir-o-pedersen-of-norway-as-special-envoy-for-syria  United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Geir O. Pedersen of Norway as his Special Envoy for Syria.  The Secretary-General takes this opportunity to reiterate his deepest gratitude to Staffan de Mistura of Italy for his concerted efforts and contributions to the search for peace in...
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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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