TEHRAN – The United Nations
representative to Tehran stated on Sunday that Iran has made a great
progress in its efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals.
Talking in a press conference in the UNICEF office in Tehran, Consuelo
Vidal said that the Islamic republic of Iran is committed to achieve the
Millennium Development Goals represent human needs and basic
rights that every individual around the world should be able to
enjoy—freedom from extreme poverty and hunger; quality education,
productive and decent employment, good health and shelter; the right of
women to give birth without risking their lives; and a world where
environmental sustainability is a priority, and women and men live in
equality. The GMD is supposed to meet its targets till 2015.
Vidal, the UN Development Program resident representative, said
that Iran has shown progress in many national projects to achieve the
goals and there are still some areas that the country is working on.
One of the most important objectives of the United Nations is to
support the national efforts in Iran to achieve the targets, she noted.
Asked about the role of civil groups in meeting the millenn… >>>