United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

UNESCO supports IIEES in conducting community-based simultaneous earthquake and safety drill in Iran

UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office supported the International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (IIEES) in conducting the 19th national earthquake and safety drill which simultaneously took place in all schools across Iran. By simulating earthquake situations in schools and their communities, the initiative aims to strengthen disaster risk reduction awareness and preparedness in the country, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

UNESCO and ECO co-organize Regional Workshop on Promoting School Safety

“Overall, annual economic losses from disasters represent between USD 250 billion and USD 300 billion, according to UNISDR. Studies of disaster trends and the likely consequences of climate change suggest that each year 175 million children will be affected by natural hazard-related disasters alone” – Ms. Kuisch Laroche, Director of the UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

Korean Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport attends UNESCO Strategic Partnership Meeting in Tehran

Today, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and the UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office, together with the Association of Korean Enterprises in Iran, held a joint event, entitled: “Strategic Partnership Meeting: Fostering Cooperation in UNESCO’s Fields of Competence”. The purpose of the meeting was to present UNESCO’s activities to the Korean private sector, as well as representatives of embassies and other foreign companies based in the Islamic Republic of Iran, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

FAO Representation in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) commemorated today the International Day of Rural Women 2017 in Tehran to raise awareness and advocate for the empowerment of rural women in combating food insecurity and poverty, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

FAO and Iran Launch a Project to enhance Agriculture

Monitoring Systems FAO and Government of Iran today launched a project that establishes a prototype agriculture monitoring system, in three provinces in the country to improve the quality of agriculture information and reporting, based on geospatial technology, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »