The second cycle of the Global Award for Sustainable Development in Cities (Shanghai Award) is now open for applications, with a deadline set for 15 June 2024. The award recognizes the pivotal role of cities in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and advancing global sustainability. UN-Habitat invites eligible cities worldwide to apply. The general theme

Site visit in informal settlements of Alborz province

On Monday 13 August 2023, UN-Habitat, Tehran team together with a team from Urban Regeneration Corporation of Iran (URCI), had a site visit in informal settlements of Alborz province. First, the 4th Hesar Line in Karaj city including neighborhoods, an under-construction police station, a rescue and fire station as well as a health center were

Commencement of Construction Work in Sari Hospital

The ceremony of commencement of the implementation of the improvement of non-structural component models was held at the Ayatollah Tabarsi Hospital in Mazandaran province, I. R. Iran with the presence of the H.E. Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development, the H.E. Ambassador of Japan to Iran and the officer in charge of the United