United Nations

Promotion of the 70th anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The UN Information Centre (UNIC) held workshop on “Finding UN Information and Documentation” with a focus on human rights on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) for some 15 graduate and post-graduate students of human rights and international law from the Shahid Beheshti University, Qom Islamic Azad University and Islamic Azad University-Central Tehran Branch at the UN building on 27 May 2018, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

Ceremony of Prevention of Tobacco Dependence project (PAD) was held in Varamin

With participation of Dr. Yousefi the Governor of Varamin district, Dr. Mahmoudi Friday Prayer Imam, Professor Masjedi Secretary General of Iranian Anti-Tobacco Association, Mr. Valizadeh, Head of the National Tobacco Control Secretariat, local authorities, teachers, students and their families, a ceremony was held to celebrate the second anniversary of launching the PAD project. The Prevention of Tobacco Dependence project “PAD1” is designed by the Iranian Anti-Tobacco Association (IATA) and is implemented jointly in collaboration with ministry of education in Iran, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

World Bee Day; what’s the ‘buzz’ about?

For the very first time ever, World Bee Day was observed on May 20 across the planet in a bid to draw attention to the role these buzzing pollinators play in food security. Tehran was also invited to celebrate the occasion at the Slovenian embassy – the country that proposed the proclamation of World Bee Day to the UN, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »