United Nations World Food Programe (WFP)

Flavor of Ramadan

19 year old Sajjad, is one of more than 4,500 Afghan refugees who live in Rafsanjan settlement in Kerman province in Iran. His parents fled Afghanistan when they were teenagers. They met in Rafsanjan and got married and lived there with their 3 children for over 20 years, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

Commemorating 29 years of World Food Programm (WFP) presence in Iran

On 29 September about 400 of WFP supporters including Ambassadors and members of the diplomatic corps from 25 countries and Representatives of United Nation agencies in Iran as well as a number of Iranian celebrities gathered at Eyvan-e-Shams Cultural Center to commemorate 29 years of WFP presence in Iran. WFP first opened an office in Iran in 1971 and was active in development projects such as establishment of Mother and Child Health Centers until 1979 and the Islamic Revolution, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

A Package of kindness

Education packages distributed to 6,000 refugee boys and girls at primary level in 19 settlements in 13 provinces throughout the country, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

Diplomatic Missions And UN Agencies Vsisit to Kerman Province

UNHCR , together with its main Government counterpart coordinated a visit for Diplomatic missions and UN agencies to Kerman province on 26 and 27 April 2016. The delegation comprised of esteemed Ambassadors of Afghanistan, Australia, Netherlands, Sweden, Turkey, Deputy Heads of Mission of the Czech Republic, Germany, Norway, Romania, representatives from the embassies of Brazil, France and Japan, Iran UN Resident Coordinator as well as WFP and UNFPA Representatives participated in the visit, AVA Diplomatic Reports. Read More »

Germany’s Ambassador Visits A WFP-Assisted Refugee Settlement In Iran

The German Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran visited Shahid Nasseri refugee settlement in Saveh on 8 February 2015 following a German contribution of more than US$1 million to provide food assistance and educational support for Afghan and Iraqi refugees living in settlements across the country, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

Generous Contribution from the Republic of Korea for Afghan Refugees in Iran

The Republic of Korea has confirmed a first ever multi-year contribution to United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) within the framework of the Solution Strategy for Afghan Refugees (SSAR). A regional, multi-year strategy, the SSAR has been spearheaded by UNHCR and endorsed by the Islamic Republics of Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan, supporting voluntary repatriation and sustainable reintegration as well as the efforts of host countries to assist refugees, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »