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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.

Five lessons for Africa’s emergence

Five lessons for Africa’s emergence

African emergence means more than just economic growth. At a pivotal time for the continent, transformations in governance, society and technology are driving.. Read More →
We can advance human rights by starting with energy access

We can advance human rights by starting with energy access

Nearly one-sixth of our planet’s population — a staggering 1 billion people — live without access to electricity. And more than 3 billion.. Read More →
Human development means realizing the full potential of every life

Human development means realizing the full potential of every life

Human development is all about human freedoms: freedom to realize the full potential of every human life, not just of a few, nor.. Read More →
Message from Director-General of UNESCO  on the occasion of the International Day of Nowruz

Message from Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of the International Day of Nowruz

Message from Ms. Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of the International Day of Nowruz   For over 3,000 years, millions.. Read More →
Syria: UN chief Guterres condemns terrorist attacks in Damascus

Syria: UN chief Guterres condemns terrorist attacks in Damascus

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the terrorist bombings in the Syrian capital of Damascus, his spokesman said yesterday. “The Secretary-General is appalled by.. Read More →
Afghanistan: UN condemns deadly suicide attack in Kabul near Supreme Court

Afghanistan: UN condemns deadly suicide attack in Kabul near Supreme Court

The United Nations condemned yesterday’s suicide attack outside the Supreme Court complex in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and stressed that those behind the.. 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 →