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21-sep-2014-international-day-of-peace-commemorated-with-call-to-“build-a-culture-of-peace” Every year, the International Day of Peace is celebrated on 21 September. The theme of this year’s International Day of Peace is “Right of Peoples to Peace” in honour of the 30th anniversary of the General Assembly Declaration on the Right of Peoples to Peace. The Tehran Peace Museum also celebrated the International Day...
half-the-world-will-be-online-by-2017   TEHRAN, 22 September 2014 (UNIC) – Over 50% of the global population will have Internet access within three years’ time, with mobile broadband over smartphones and tablets now the fastest growing technology in human history, according to the 2014 edition of the State of Broadband report. Released Sunday in New York at the 10th meeting...
metro-joins-un’s-call-to-action-on-climate   TEHRAN, 22 September 2014 (UNIC) -- The United Nations and METRO International have established a global partnership on the issue of climate change. On the occasion of the UN Climate Summit, to be held on 23 September at the UN Headquarters in New York City, METRO International will launch the 10th edition of METRO Photo Challenge, the...
21-sep-2014-ozone-layer-success-celebrated-in-iran The Montreal Protocol is arguably the most successful international agreements penned. How can this success be measured? Over the past several years, the Protocol has led to the phase-out of close to 100% of ozone-depleting chemicals. Very-recent findings indicate that the Ozone-layer is beginning to slowly recover from the...
18-sep-2014-government-of-netherlands-enhances-livelihood-capacity-of-vulnerable-afghan-refugee-women Masoumeh, an Afghan refugee living in Tehran province, received equipment provided by UNHCR to begin her hairdressing business. Tehran, 18 September 2014 – In 1981, Masoumeh’s mother and father fled to Iran from their home in Uruzgan in central Afghanistan. She was born a year later in Mashhad, and the family ultimately moved to...