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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 ...

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“The Second International Conference on Improving the Resilience of Hospitals and Critical Facilities” was held on 2 and 3 May 2023 in Tehran

Funded by the Government of Japan, the “EMERGENCY SUPPORT TO SAFER HOSPITALS AND SETTLEMENTS” project called “BEHTAB phase II” has initiated a set of procedures that aims at evaluation, design, and retrofitting implementation of hospitals and health facilities in I.R. Iran.  It includes extensive structural and non-structural analyses, retrofitting of existing health facilities, and several ...

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2017-2022 KOREA NUPP FINAL REPORT I.R. IRAN – MYANMAR – NIGERIA

The National Urban Policy Programme (NUPP) remains a pivotal tool towards promotion and achievement of transformative, inclusive, green, productive and resilient urban development. Since 2016, NUP has done this through shared responsibility and deliberate consultation between UN-Habitat and respective countries globally. This joint initiative aims at contributing to the successful implementation of the New Urban ...

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Holding the Steering Committee Meeting of the “Second International Conference on Improving the Resilience of Hospitals & Critical Facilities”

The meeting was held on February 28, 2023, at the BHRC, which was attended by the representatives of UN-Habitat, MoHME, PBO, EOGPBI, BHRC, and, TDMMO, and discussed various issues related to the “Second International Conference on Improving the Resilience of Hospitals & Critical Facilities” international conference. Participants outlined the latest measures taken in their organization ...

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Training course entitled “Seismic Retrofit of Non-Structural Components in Hospitals” was held in Tehran.

UN-Habitat, Tehran office, in cooperation with the Executive Organization for Public and Governmental Buildings and Infrastructures (EOPGBI), held the training course entitled “Seismic Retrofit of Non-Structural Components in Hospitals” on February 6, 2023. The following topics were discussed in this session: Introducing different types of non-structural components The behavior of non-structural components in the past ...

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The achievements of the first phase NUPP in Iran were presented and discussed by urban policymakers at the URC

Following the successful completion of the National Urban Policy Programme (NUPP) in I.R. Iran, the high-ranking urban policy-makers, academicians, UN-Habitat representatives in Tehran as well as professional bodies in Iran gathered on January 30 at Iran Urban Regeneration Corporation to present the achievements of the first phase of NUPP and to discuss the possibility of ...

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Training course on “Seismic Retrofit of Non-Structural Components in Hospitals” will be held in Tehran.

UN-Habitat, Tehran office, in cooperation with the Executive Organization for Public and Governmental Buildings and Infrastructures (EOPGBI), will hold the training course entitled “Seismic Retrofit of Non-Structural Components in Hospitals” on February 6, 2023. The following topics will be covered in this session: Introducing different types of non-structural components and their behavior in an earthquake ...

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The Executive Director of the UN-Habitat Congratulated Mehrdad Bazrpash on his appointment as the new Minister for Roads and Urban Development of the I.R. Iran

Honourable Minister, I have the honour to congratulate you on your appointment as the new Minister for Roads and Urban Development of the Islamic Republic of Iran and wish you all possible success in your new role. I very much appreciate the support of your Ministry to UN-Habitat’s work, specifically under the existing MoU and ...

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