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Iran Votes to Join UNTOC

By John Lee. The Iranian parliament has voted to join the international body against organized crime, formally known as the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC). Hossein-Ali Amiri, the vice president for parliamentary affairs, said Iran is increasingly facing transnational organized crimes because of its geographical location. Tehran Times quotes him as saying; […]

UN warns: Prisoners of Conscience at Risk of Death

Raising alarm over the health of several prisoners of conscience in Iran, who have been on a prolonged hunger strike contesting the legality of their detention, the United Nations expert on the human rights situation there urged the authorities to “immediately and unconditionally” release all those who have been arbitrarily arrested, detained and prosecuted for […]

New Career Opportunity in Iran

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised a new job in Iran: International Consultancy Services for Partnership and Resource Mobilization (PRM), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (Source: UN) (Picture credit: Ninara)

Iran to discuss Banking Obstacles at UN

Iran’s Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan said issues related to removal of banking obstacles to the revival of trade in the country under the JCPOA will be discussed on the sidelines of United Nations meetings in New York this week. “We are negotiating and I hope that during the trip […]

New UN Job in Iran

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new jobs in Iran: Premises Administrative and Security Manager (PASM), UNDP (Source: UN)

More New UN Jobs in Iran

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new jobs in Iran: Technical Expert, UNICEF International Consultant – Integrated Natural Resource Management (INRM), UNDP Shelter-WASH Assistant – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) (Source: UN)

More New UN Jobs in Iran

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new jobs in Iran: Technical Expert, UNICEF Assistant Resettlement Officer, UNHCR International Consultant for GEF Terminal Evaluation, UNDP (Source: UN)

Two New UN Jobs in Tehran

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised two new jobs in Tehran: Health & Nutrition Specialist, UNICEF, Tehran Protection Associate (Community-Based), UNHCR, Tehran (Source: UN)

UNICEF Advertises Jobs in Tehran

By John Lee. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has advertised three jobs in Tehran: National Coordinating Consultant for Development of Sectoral Guidelines Operations Assistant Admin and Finance Assistant (Source: UN)

UN Advertises More Jobs in Tehran

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised two jobs in Tehran: National Coordinating Consultant for Development of Sectoral Guidelines; Admin and Finance Assistant. (Source: UN)

Saudi-Iran Rivalry spills into UN Human Rights Council

By Fereshteh Sadeghi, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. On March 23, the United Nations Human Rights Council voted to pass Resolution A/HCR/31/L.27, thereby extending the mandate of the special human rights rapporteur for Iran, Ahmed Shaheed (pictured). The resolution was approved by […]

US Charges Consultant to Iran’s UN Mission

By John Lee. A consultant to Iran’s mission to the United Nations in New York has been charged with violating a U.S. law against dealing with that country. Reuters reports that Ahmad Sheikhzadeh (60) faces seven charges including conspiracy to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran, money laundering, and helping arrange false tax returns. Sheikhzadeh has […]

UN Concerned Over Juvenile Death Penalty In Iran

Juvenile death penalty, maladministration of justice, and denial of fundamental freedoms top list of serious concerns in Iran, UN expert The United Nations the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ahmed Shaheed (pictured), has raised continuing concerns about the extremely high rate of executions, especially for juvenile […]

World Leaders Condemn Attack on Refugee Camp

By John Lee. The United Nations Secretary-General has condemned the attack last week on Camp Hurriya (Camp Liberty), near the Baghdad International Airport, which left at least 26 residents dead and many more wounded. The attack reportedly also caused casualties among the Iraqi Security Forces in the vicinity of the Camp. The Secretary-General called on […]