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un-iran-partnership-historical-photos-documents-exhibited-in-kermanshah KERMANSHAH – An Exhibition of Historical Photos and Documents on UN-Iran Partnership was inaugurated at the Mirzareza Kalhor Gallery of Shahid Avini Cultural Centre in Kermanshah, the capital of the Kermanshah Province on 14 January 2019 by UNIC Director Maria Dotsenko, Deputy Governor of the Kermanshah Province, Mohammad Ebrahim...
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applications-invited-for-journalism-fellowships-at-united-nations-headquarters TEHRAN, 10 January 2019 (UNIC) - The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists for its 2019 fellowship program. The application deadline is March 1, 2019.The fellowships are available to radio, television, print and web journalists, age 25 to 35, who are interested in coming to New...
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ferdowsi-university-of-mashhad-students-learned-more-about-the-un-and-its-website The Student Scientific Society of Law of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad in cooperation with the UN Information Centre (UNIC) in Tehran held a workshop on “Finding UN Information and Documentation” for some 60 students of law and other fields of studies on 31 December 2018 at Ferdowsi University Some of the participants of the...
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the-world-wins-when-international-cooperation-works-un-chief TEHRAN, 30 December 2018 (UNIC) -- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his 2019 New Year Message said the world wins, when international cooperation works.The full text of his message reads: Dear fellow citizens of the world, I wish you a happy, peaceful and prosperous new year. Last New Year, I issued a red alert, and...
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peace-women-and-human-rights-grand-seminar-held-at-kharazmi-university TEHRAN - Peace, Women and Human Rights Grand Seminar was opened by the video message of United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Director Maria Dotsenko at Aboureyhan Hall of Kharazmi University on 26 December 2018. The seminar had been organized by the International Peace Studies Association of Afghanistan. During the conference UNIC...
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unesco-concluded-a-two-day-capacity-building-workshop-on-restoration-and-preservation-of-documentary-heritage The UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office, in cooperation with Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO and the National Library and Archive Organization of Iran organized a two-day capacity building workshop on the “Restoration and Preservation of Audio-Visual Heritage” in Tehran on 19 and 20 December...
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call-for-entries-2019-unesco-asia-pacific-awards-for-cultural-heritage-conservation 17 December 2018, BANGKOK – Submissions are now being accepted for the 2019 Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation. The upcoming cycle will mark the 20th year of the Awards honouring best conservation practices in the Asia-Pacific. The UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation recognizes exemplary efforts by...
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commemoration-of-international-migrants-day TEHRAN - The Ambassadors of Peace and Friendship Group in partnership with UNIC Tehran commemorated Interntional Migrants Day ta UN conference room on 18 December 2018. In this session administered by Tayebeh Mohammad the Director of the Ambassadors of Peace and Friendship Group, several scholars, artists and intellectuals were present...
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shahid-beheshti-university-commemorates-70th-anniversary-of-udhr TEHRAN- Faculty of Law of Shahid Beheshti University (SBU) in partnership with UNIC Tehran commemorated Human Rights Day and 70th Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) at SBU’s Justice Hall on 17 December 2018. The Human Rights Day video message of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was screened for some 200...
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global-compact-for-safe-orderly-and-regular-migration-is-people-centered-rooted-in-human-rights-un-chief TEHRAN, 18 December 2018 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message for Interntional Migrants Day, 18 December 2018, while referring to the recent ratification of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration said the Compact is people-centered and rooted in human rights.The full text of his...
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new-un-special-representative-for-iraq-ms-jeanine-hennis-plasschaert-pledges-continued-un-support-for-iraq-s-post-conflict-recovery TEHRAN, 18 December 2018 (UNIC) - Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert assumed her responsibilities on 17 December 2018 as Special Representative for Iraq of the United Nations Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), pledging continued UN support for Iraq in its post-conflict recovery.“I am...
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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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