Sustainable Development



  • jahangiri Yesterday 12:04


    Iran needs world experience to develop economy

    TEHRAN, Dec. 16 (MNA) – Iranian 1st Vice-President Es'hagh Jahanigiri said on Sat. that the country needs the experiences of other countries across the world if it wants to improve its economic conditions.

  • هفتمین کنفرانس بین المللی توسعه پایدار و عمران شهری 2017-12-14 19:52

    By: Abbas Poustindouz

    Intl. Conf. on Sustainable Development, Urban Construction

    ISFAHAN, Dec. 14 (MNA) – The 7th International Conference on Sustainable Development and Urban Construction was held in Isfahan on Thursday.

  • جهانگیری 2017-12-02 09:56

    Fighting extremism essential for regional stability

    TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) – Iran’s first vice president said achieving sustainable development is one of the main pillars of the fight against terrorism and extremism.

  • Fishing 2017-10-07 14:09

    FAO calls for fighting against illegal fishing

    VALLETTA, Oct. 07 (MNA) – FAO general director Jose Graziano da Silva said today that all countries should join the Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA) to guarantee the success of the fight against illegal fishing.

  • G 77 2017-10-03 16:13

    G-77 calls at UN to comply with official aid to development

    NEW YORK, Oct. 03 (MNA) – The Group of 77 (G'77) plus China demanded , at the United Nations (UN), compliance with the the Official Aid to Development (OAD) as a key element to meet the 2030 Agenda goals.

  • Es'hagh Al-e-Habib 2017-10-03 10:05

    Iran’s UN envoy:

    ME wars impede achieving sustainable development

    TEHRAN, Oct. 03 (MNA) – Iran’s Ambassador to United Nations said Mon. that ongoing wars in the Middle East are a hindrance to sustainable development, adding that such wars have extensively spread poverty in the region.   

  • CICA 2017-06-28 14:35

    China holding 2nd CICA non-governmental forum

    BEIJING, Jun. 28 (MNA) – The 2nd non-governmental forum of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia(CICA) is currently under the way in Beijing .

  • محمدجواد ظریف 2017-06-27 13:17


    Opportunity available for sustainable ties with Europe

    TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said late on Monday that the opportunity for lasting relations with Europe, especially deep economic relations, has emerged, and if we lose opportunities, enemies will make them a threat to us.

  • علی لاریجانی رئیس مجلس شورای اسلامی 2017-06-27 11:40

    Meeting of parl. speakers in Seoul to improve sustainable security issues in region

    TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani expressed hope for providing a statute for the Meeting of Speakers of Eurasian Countries' Parliaments in Seoul, and said the event could help secure the sustainability and economic development of the countries.

  • G7 2017-06-13 11:56

    G-7 reiterates commitment to Paris agreement sans US

    ROME, Jun. 13 (MNA) – Environment ministers from the G-7 countries reaffirmed their commitment to the swift and effective implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, without the United States' support.

  • Oceans 2017-05-28 14:24

    Our oceans, our future

    TEHRAN, May 28 (MNA) – The high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development will be convened at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 5 to 9 June 2017, coinciding with World Oceans Day.

  • mother earth 2017-04-23 11:54

    UN celebrates International Day of Mother Earth

    NEW YORK, Apr. 23 (MNA) – The United Nations celebrates Saturday the International Day of Mother Earth with a call to move towards sustainable development in harmony with nature.

  • Shamshad Akhtar 2017/04/09

    By: Shamshad Akhtar

    Positive signs as Asia-Pacific moves towards global development goals

    TEHRAN, Apr. 09 (MNA) – With just over a year since the adoption of a historic blueprint to end poverty and protect the planet, positive signs have already started to emerge among countries in the Asia-Pacific region as they push ahead with the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • پرچم چین 2017/03/26

    By Shamshad Akhtar

    China: Belt and Road Initiative

    TEHRAN, Mar. 26 (MNA) – Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, an Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, reports on China’s contribution to developments for sustainable energy.

  • حسن روحانی پیام نوروزی 2017-03-20 15:02

    Rouhani calls for standing together to have honorable Iran

    TEHRAN, Mar. 20 (MNA) – In his Nowruz message, President Rouhani said the new year will be year of further development as well as employment for the youth.

  • Association of Caribbean States 2017-02-28 11:51

    ACS Meeting Seeks to Broaden Cooperation

    HAVANA, Feb. 28 (MNA) – The 1st Cooperation Conference of the Association of Caribbean States, from March 8th to 11th, will give the opportunity to broaden the joint cooperation, Cuban diplomat Rafael Zamora states.

  • آنتونیو گوترش 2017-02-16 16:05

    Facing global challenges, finding hope in youth

    TEHRAN, Feb. 16 (MNA) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has highlighted the importance of young people in addressing the challenges confronting the contemporary world, including those to peace, impacts of climate change and growing inequalities.

  • ISJ  AND UNIC 2017-02-15 18:41

    Together, we can make the world a happier place!

    TEHRAN, Feb. 15 (MNA) – “The Small Smurfs Big Goals Campaign” runs from February 15-March 20 2017 in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), culminating with the International Day of Happiness on March 20.

  •  rural zones 2017-02-15 15:19

    UN executive asks governments to support rural zones

    ROME, Feb. 15 (MNA) – Kanayo F. Nwanze, president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) said Tuesday in Italy that supporting the development of rural zones is a moral duty of governments around the world.

  • unsc 2017-02-11 16:20

    Chinese landmark concept put into UN resolution for first time

    NEW York, Feb. 11 (MNA) – The Chinese concept of building "a human community with shared destiny" was on Friday incorporated into a UN resolution for the first time, mirroring the global recognition of the concept, diplomats told Xinhua.

  • António Guterres 2017/02/08

    By: António Guterres:

    A continent of hope

    TEHRAN, Feb. 08 (MNA) – Far too often, the world views Africa through the prism of problems. When I look to Africa, I see a continent of hope, promise and vast potential. 

  • حسین محمد پورزرندی 2017-02-07 22:23

    IUESA chief:

    Talent-based organizations earn 18% more than others

    TEHRAN, Feb. 07 (MNA) – Hackett Group Institute in 2014 has found talent-based organizations earn 18 percent more than others, Hossein Mohammadpour Zarandi, the president of IUESA said.

  • محسن طباطبایی مزدآبادی 2017-02-06 16:16

    Resistance Economy ‘a driving force behind urban sustainable development’

    TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (MNA) – Resistance Economy, as a strategic plan, can prepare the ground for urban sustainable development, Seyyed Mohsen Tabatabaei, Secretary of Iran Urban Economics Scientific Association said.

  • Cuba 2017-01-31 11:54


    Cuba advocates for regional unity

    NEW YORK, Jan. 31 (MNA) – Cuba advocated here Monday for the regional unity to face the socioeconomic challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean, during the 22nd Period of Sessions of the Plenary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • Jose Graziano da Silva 2017-01-21 15:06

    FAO urges all to use water resources better

    ROME, Jan. 21 (MNA) – Jose Graziano da Silva, director general of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN), demanded  today to make a better use of the water resources and more access by small farmers.

  • کنفرانس بین المللی مهندسی و تکنو لوژوی سبز 2017-01-17 15:30

    By: Asghar Khamseh

    Conference of Green Engineering held in Tehran

    THERAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) – The second Conference of Green Engineering and Technologies for Sustainable Future was held on Tuesday, in the presence of Iran’s Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari and Iran’s Head of Department of Environment, Masoumeh Ebtekar.

  • Shamshad-Akhtar.jpg 2017/01/15

    By: Dr. Shamshad Akhtar

    Regional solutions key for APAC transition to sustainable energy

    TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) – UN official and executive secretary of ESCAP has siad The Asia-Pacific region is at a turning point in its energy trajectory.

  • محسن طباطبایی مزدآبادی 2017/01/01

    By: Seyyed Mohsen Tabatabaei Mozdabadi

    Cities and challenge of good governance

    TEHRAN, Jan. 01 (MNA) – Different cities have faced challenges of governance in metropolises by diverse approaches fitting their cultural and social as well as financial structures.

  • Anti corruption day 2016/12/10

    By: Yury Fedotov

    Beating corruption truly needs instilling culture of lawfulness

    TEHRAN, Dec. 10 (MNA) – Each year, on 9 December, the world marks International Anti-Corruption Day. We treat this not only as a means to raise awareness, but also as an opportunity to showcase innovative ways that people and organizations can work together to counter this scourge. 

  • disabled people 2016-12-03 12:49

    Ban calls for equal participation of disabled people in sustainable world

    NEW YORK, Dec. 03 (MNA) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3 December 2016, called for the full and equal participation of persons with disabilities in an inclusive and sustainable world that embraces humanity in all its diversity.