Sustainable Development


  • 2030 agenda 2017-06-14 10:57

    Supreme National Security Council to address UN 2030 vision

    TEHRAN – Iran’s adherence to the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is going to be discussed at the country’s Supreme National Security Council after some found fault with it.

  • Hassan Rouhani talks with commuters in a subway in Tehran to encourage people to use public transport to control air pollution 2017/05/17

    By Ali Mirchi and Kaveh Madani

    Will Iran's next president care enough to put the environment first?

    Four years ago one of the candidates in Iran’s presidential election made himself popular by promising to save Lake Urmia, one of the world’s largest saltwater lakes that was on the cusp of disappearing. Now, President Hassan Rouhani proudly recounts that promise, citing Urmia’s current state as an environmental success story made possible by prudent decision-making. Recent intense rainfalls and subsequent floods have come to Rouhani’s help, earning Urmia a spot on the catalogue of the accomplishments of his administration.

  • congress 2017-03-07 07:18

    Successful women’s role in sustainable development underscored

    TEHARN – The first national congress on successful Iranian women was held here on Monday with the main theme of women’s role in sustainable development.

  • congress 2017-02-27 21:08

    Isfahan hosts congress on women’s status in sustainable development

    TEHRAN – The national congress on women’s status in entrepreneurship and sustainable development was held in the city of Isfahan on Monday.

  • water for life 2017-02-07 18:16

    Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Water for Sustainable Development Decade to begin in 2018

    TEHRAN — Following Tajikistan’s initiative regarding water-related issues the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution entitled International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018-2028.

  • Masoumeh Ebtekar 2017-02-05 19:22

    DOE set to rank ‘green’ universities

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Department of Environment will rank environmentally friendly universities based on international standards in the next Iranian calendar year, starting on March 21.

  • ebtekar 2016-12-18 18:25

    Green, circular economy can help protect environment, says Ebtekar

    TEHRAN — Green and circular economies are effective mechanisms which can help protect the environment, chief of the Department of Environment (DOE) Masoumeh Ebtekar said.