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A message from the Executive Director, Anthony Lake, on the terrible, immeasurable loss in the UNICEF family

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Graduation Ceremony of Afghan Refugee Children in Mashhad


Joint Statement on Security Council Resolution 2165 on Humanitarian Access in Syria

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Role of Religious Leaders in the Prevention of Violence Against Children

Workshop on Reporting on the Implementation of the Convention of the Rights of the Child in Tehran







In Focus

September 2014, Shiraz, Iran –  A training workshop on the best practices of HIV prevention and harm reduction for adolescents and youth using Amphetamine-type Stimulants was held from 1-3 September 2014 in Shiraz in partnership with the Ministry of Health and the UNICEF Iran Office.

Experts and policy-makers from the national strategic committee as well as HIV/AIDS focal points from 16 medical universities across Iran attended this training which was hosted by Shiraz University of Medical Sciences in close collaboration with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the HIV/AIDS office of the Ministry of Health.

In this workshop participants were trained on some of the globally evaluated best practices in the area of HIV prevention and harm reduction amongst adolescents and young ATS users.



Relgious Leaders

Relgious Leaders

The UNICEF Iran Office, in cooperation with the National Body on the Convention on the Rights of the Child, will organize four technical workshops on “The Role of Religious Leaders in Prevention of Violence against Children (VAC)”. The four workshops, which will take place between June-September 2014, will focus on four priority VAC-related issues i.e. sexual abuse, early/forced marriage, discrimination (gender-related, ethnicity-related, religion-related ), and neglect, with a view to determining specific actions that can be taken by religious leaders )  in alphabetic order: Christianity, Islam, Judaism and Zoroastrianism) to prevent these phenomena. Participants will include officials and experts from various relevant government and non-government organizations, and academic institutions.

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