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With attention to human rights, the respect to human dignity, being one of the most important objectives of mankind in the past and present, and in view of the fact that the preservation of all achievements need a national and international will and close cooperation alongside the United Nations.The United Nations Association of Iran (UNA-IRAN) came about as a result of a popular movement for the United Nations. The support for the United Nations and its development activities towards the promotion of human rights, humanitarian standards, spread of culture of tolerance, freedom of religion, freedom of expression, and peace and respect for human dignity, are all principles that are included in the UNA-IRAN agenda. In spite of different views and definitions of human rights, UNA-IRAN shall endeavour to be a bridge between the United Nations and international institutions, and Iran, and shall try to bring human rights standards home.

Who’s WHO? Six candidates named for next World Health Organisation chief

Who’s WHO? Six candidates named for next World Health Organisation chief

Six candidates from Africa, Asia and Europe have been nominated for the position of director general of the World Health Organization, at a time.. Read More →
World lagging behind on global health targets, researchers warn

World lagging behind on global health targets, researchers warn

Substantial change will be required in the way global epidemics such as tuberculosis and HIV are treated if the international community is to.. Read More →
The United Nations Explained: Its Purpose, Power and Problems

The United Nations Explained: Its Purpose, Power and Problems

Almost everybody has heard of the United Nations. But how many people know what it actually does? Or how it works? Or why, as.. Read More →
SG’s message on International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

SG’s message on International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

The world faces growing nuclear dangers and tensions, yet progress in multilateral nuclear disarmament has come to a “standstill,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared.. Read More →
UN officials condemn attacks against aid convoy and warehouse in rural Aleppo

UN officials condemn attacks against aid convoy and warehouse in rural Aleppo

Top United Nations officials have condemned attacks against a UN/Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) aid convoy, as well as a SARC warehouse and.. Read More →
UN Secretary-General extends greetings for Eid Al Adha

UN Secretary-General extends greetings for Eid Al Adha

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has wished all Muslims around the world a blessed and peaceful Eid Al Adha. “Eid Al Adha is a celebration.. Read More →
UNA-Iran Activities in 2009

UNA-Iran Activities in 2009

Introduction to International Mechanisms – the UN Model; For NGOs Representatives Education Course This course was held on 3-5 January 2009 by UNA-Iran.. Read More →
UNA-Iran Activities in 2008

UNA-Iran Activities in 2008

Capacity building of NGOs in Yazd Province Workshop The capacity building workshop in Yazd Province was held by UNA-Iran and with the cooperation.. Read More →
UNA-Iran Activities in 2007

UNA-Iran Activities in 2007

Principles and Methods of CV Writing Education Workshop This education workshop was held on 28 May 200, for 40 representatives from NGOs and.. Read More →

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