All posts tagged "Iran"

  • Inspiring solidarity between nations, cities, citizens at the Silk Road Mayors Forum

    Qazvin, Iran 2016 – The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has thanked the city of Qazvin for inspiring solidarity and exchange between nations, cities and citizens. The city recently hosted the Silk Mayors Forum at the World...

    • Posted September 23, 2016
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  • Monitoring water use efficiency in Qazvin through City Prosperity Initiative

    Geneva, 15 August 2016 – The Greener Cities Partnership (GCP) is to develop a list of recommended indicators that shall be added to the extended City Prosperity Initiative (CPI)  framework to enhance the quality and depth of monitoring...

    • Posted August 15, 2016
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  • Greener Cities Partnership to monitor urban environmental SDG indicators in Qazvin, Iran

    Nairobi, 1 August 2016 – The City Prosperity Initiative – Metropolitan Cities (CPI-MC) and the Greener Cities Partnership (GCP) recently launched an International Pilot Programme in the City of Qazvin to monitor Sustainable Development Goals with an...

    • Posted August 1, 2016
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  • UNESCO and UN-HABITAT hold workshop on seismic hazard and risk analysis

    Tehran 2 June 2016– UNESCO and UN-Habitat this week held a 3-day capacity building workshop, as part of a joint sub-regional project on Seismic Hazard and Risk Analysis, covering Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan and Turkmenistan. The Economic Cooperation Organization...

    • Posted June 2, 2016
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  • Sanandaj Declaration Calling for Action in Informal Settlements in Iran

    Sanandaj, Iran, 23 May 2016—Hundreds of delegates gathered for the International Conference on Urban Slums, Towards Upgrading and Sustainable Urban Regeneration, made the ‘Sanandaj Declaration’ which is a rallying call for action on informal settlements in Iran. The...

    • Posted May 23, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat and Urban Renewal Organization hold first training workshop

    Tehran, 22 September 2015 – UN-Habitat Tehran office has held its first training workshop on “Urban Resilience, Habitat Improvement and Disaster Risk Management -Built Environment” with Urban Renewal Organisation (URO), Tehran Municipality, for the professional and mid-level...

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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  • Asian Mayors Forum convenes in Iran

    Tehran, 31 August 2015 – The Fifth Executive Board meeting of the Asian Mayors Forum has opened in Tehran at the Azadi Hotel.  The opening ceremony was attended by mayors of Asian cities, members of the diplomatic...

    • Posted August 31, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat to collaborate on risk reduction, safety in Iranian schools

    Tehran, 16 December 2014 – UN-Habitat and the State Organization of Schools Renovation, Development and Mobilization (SOSDRM) of the Islamic Republic of Iran have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to improve the safety and...

    • Posted December 16, 2014
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  • World Cities Day Celebrated in Iran

    Tehran, 1st November 2014 – World Cities Day was celebrated in I.R.Iran like many other countries with the theme “Better City, Better life, Leading Urban Transformations”. The UN-Habitat office in Tehran celebrated this event jointly with the Municipality of Tehran...

    • Posted November 3, 2014
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  • Municipality of Sabzevar, UDRO and UN-Habitat in cooperation agreement on slum upgrading

    Sabzevar, Iran, 24 October 2014: The Urban Development and Revitalization Organization (UDRO), Sabzevar Municipality and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding committing to collaborate on slum upgrading in Sabzevar in...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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  • Iran

    Total value of UN-Habitat investments (2008-2013): US$ 2,491,005 Total number of UN-Habitat projects (2008-2013): 1 project Main donors: the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran UN-Habitat Tehran Office was established in April 2007 following an agreement...

    • Posted March 27, 2014
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