United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Iran celebrates International Literacy Day

On 10 September 2017, the Literacy Movement Organization (LMO), under the Iranian Ministry of Education, and the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO jointly organized a national meeting to celebrate International Literacy Day (ILD) under the theme of “Literacy in a Digital World”. The celebration was hosted by the Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults in Tehran, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

UNESCO Joined Second Meeting of UNIMA’s Heritage Commission

UNIMA Iran held the second meeting of UNIMA’s Heritage Commission in Tehran’s City Theater Complex, on 2-3 September 2017. UNIMA is a non-governmental organization affiliated with UNESCO. UNIMA was entrusted by UNESCO with the assessment of the dossiers about the classification of master pieces of oral and intangible heritage of humanity concerning puppetry. The two-day meeting was opened by welcoming remarks of Dr. Hamid Reza Ardalan, Member of UNIMA’s Executive Committee and President of the Heritage Commission of UNIMA, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

UNESCO and the Archives and National Library of Iran organize regional meeting on the preservation and accessibility of documentary heritage

This morning, a regional meeting on “Enhancing Cooperation for the Preservation of, and Access to, Documentary Heritage” was opened in Tehran. The two-day event, organized by UNESCO, the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO, and the Archives and National Library of Iran, brings together participants from Azerbaijan, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Pakistan Turkey and Uzbekistan, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

Iran’s Ministry of Education, UNESCO, UNICEF, and the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO Organize Workshop on Out-of-School Children

A two-day technical Introductory workshop on the Out-of-School Children Initiative (OOSCI) began today in Tehran attended by a wide range of education experts from several governmental bodies, including the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare, the State Welfare Organization, and the Budgetary and Planning Organization, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

UNESCO supports 4th Congress of Young Earth Sciences Network in Tehran

On 27 August, the 4th YES (Young Earth Sciences) Congress was opened in Tehran. The four-day congress is aimed at young scientists from around the world and focuses on topics, such as: geoscience for society; geology and mineral resources; fundamental geology; environmental and medical geology; climate change and hydrogeology; geohazards and disasters; geoinformatics applications for earth science; geoheritage; and petroleum geosiences, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

UNESCO supports 4th Congress of Young Earth Sciences Network in Tehran

On 27 August, the 4th YES (Young Earth Sciences) Congress was opened in Tehran. The four-day congress is aimed at young scientists from around the world and focuses on topics, such as: geoscience for society; geology and mineral resources; fundamental geology; environmental and medical geology; climate change and hydrogeology; geohazards and disasters; geoinformatics applications for earth science; geoheritage; and petroleum geosiences, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

UNESCO supports expert meeting on Economic Development of Rural Regions

The UNESCO Chair in Natural Disasters Management organized the “Economic Development of Rural Regions Expert Workshop”, with the support of Iranian National Commission for UNESCO and the UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office. The meeting took place at the Islamic Revolution Housing Foundation in Tehran, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »