Environment and Sustainable Development

14November 2019

The twenty-five United Nations Climate Change conference (COP25) will be held in Madrid, Spain, from december 2rd to 13th, 2019 under the presidency of the Chilean government. The President-designate for the conference is Ms. Carolina Schmidt, Minister of Environment of Chile. To note that the COP 25 High-Level Climate Action Champion is Mr. Gonzalo Muñoz, […]

06July 2019

During the 43rd UNESCO Summit, Hyrcanian forests were recorded as the second natural heritage of Iran and placed in UNESCO World Heritage List based on criteria 9. During the investigation, the representative of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) provided information on the Hyrcanian forests, its history, vegetation, and animal species. There was […]

01July 2019

The SDG Lab is a multi-stakeholder initiative that contributes to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It supports actors based in Geneva and beyond in further leveraging expertise and knowledge into policy, practice and action. The Lab works with a diverse ecosystem of actors that are focused on delivering the 2030 Agenda and identifies […]

01June 2019

For the first time in the last half-century, Iran’s precipitation exceeded the threshold of 330 mm and held a unique record. Tansim news agency reports that according to the statistics of Iran’s Water Resources Management Company, the total precipitation height has been over 330.4 mm from September, 23rd, 2018 to May, 30th, 2019 (250 days […]

15April 2019

Innovation flees after Trump reimposes sanctions, environmentalists and government say that puts the country on a dangerous path By Natalie Sauer With its empty platforms and chairs, a deserted car show in Tehran would delight most ecologists. Not Hamed Ghazi, a softly spoken Iranian from environmental NGO Cheeco. Far from representing a change of heart […]

02November 2018

The twenty-fourth United Nations Climate Change conference (COP24) will be held in the city of Katowice in Poland from December 3rd to 14th, 2018. Countries representatives will discuss the implementation of the Treaty of Paris. US withdrawal from the agreement is expected to be one of the most important issues of the conference; this is […]

19September 2018

Bil Spring or Kani Bil is a natural spring in the Hewraman region in Iran.Bill Spring is the biggest spring in Kurdistan and western parts of Iran. It is of very significant cultural value to the Hewrami people and there are many references to it in their culture, identity and Literature. The river that is […]