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6 August 2015

Dedicating the UN Common Premises’ Conference Room to Dr. Hulki Uz in his honour and lasting memory

“What I will most remember about Hulki was his immense gregariousness, his ability to pull people together, his booming, powerful laughter for he was always the life of any gathering. These – and... Read more

23 July 2015

WPD 2015: Disasters affect everyone including women and girls

Mr. Latifi:“In facing natural disasters we all need to empower ourselves to save more lives.” On 11 July every year the world celebrates the World Population Day. The Day focuses attention on the... Read more

31 May 2015

Youth want babies but concern about the economic barriers

A meeting on the results of a survey on childbearing behavior among youth was held in the Statistical Center of Iran (SCI) with presence of representatives from the Statistical Research and Training... Read more

7 April 2015

Raising a Child: Highly Desired, Highly Expensive

In 2014, in line with the new population decrees addressed by the Supreme Leader of the Islamic republic of Iran, the Statistical Research and Training Center of the Statistical Center of Iran in... Read more

16 February 2015

Iran Outlines 2026 Vision

Tehran- On February 9, 2015, the fourth International Symposium on “Iran 2026 Vision” was held in Tehran to study the irreplaceable role of energy, particularly oil industry, in achieving the 10-year... Read more

16 February 2015

UNFPA-MFA host Steering Committee meeting to establish Work Plans for 2015

Tehran- On February 2nd UNFPA and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs held the first Steering Committee meeting of 2015 with participation of implementing partners to discuss the Annual Work Plans for... Read more

19 January 2015

UNFPA meets with Implementing Partners to highlight new Strategic Plan (2014-2017)

UNFPA meets with Implementing Partners to highlight new Strategic Plan (2014-2017) approved in the Executive Board of the United Nations in which Iran is a member and discuss new Mode of Engagement... Read more

9 September 2014

Youth volunteers in Iran show their selfies to promote role of young people

KERMAN, Iran –  “Youth are the capital of Iran,” said Zahra Akbari, 27, at a UNFPA-supported training session for youth volunteers, held in in Kerman, Iran. “We’re filled with energy, and we are... Read more

9 March 2011
Press Release

Iranian Demographer, African Research Institution, Win 2011 United Nations Population Award

UNITED NATIONS, New York – An Iranian demographer, Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi, and an African research institution, L’Institut de Formation et de Recherche Démographique, were announced today as... Read more