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9 June 2019 - Archives are active sites where one can browse, research, dig, learn from and enjoy: Commemoration of International Archives Day

On 9 June 2019, UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office participated in the opening ceremony of the “First Congress on Archival Studies” and the “2nd Conference on Iranian Archives” organized by the National Library and Archives Organization of Iran. This was the last event of the week-long ceremonies of the International Archives week under the theme of “Designing the Archives in the 21st Century”.

Dr Ashraf Boroujerdi, Head of the National Library and Archives of Iran, formally opened the event by welcoming the archivists and thanked them for providing the public with the information they are looking for. In her remarks, Dr Boroujerdi underscored the long history of record keeping in Iran and among different dynasties, and talked about the national law ratified in 1970 for the creation of the Archives Organization in Iran. She continued by saying that after the victory of the Islamic Revolution and at the very beginning,  not much attention was paid to the preservation of the documents and archives, some were taken out of the country, some were destroyed. But slowly after the end of Iran-Iraq war, the importance of their preservation was acknowledged. She stated that: “There was a war in our country for eight years, many documents and records were produced which could be used in order to prevent waging wars in the future.

Mr Cvetan Cvetkovski, Officer in Charge of the UNESCO Cluster Office in Tehran was the next speaker who commenced his speech by stating the background of the proclamation of International Archives Day and importance of archives. He continued by highlighting UNESCO’s endeavors to raise awareness on the necessity of safeguarding and preserving archives. He mentioned some of the risks threatening archives and accentuated some examples of the incidents where archives were destroyed and vanished forever. Mr Cvetkovski said: “We must do everything we can to protect and preserve the archives. Archives are not passive storehouses of old stuff, but they are active sites where one can browse, research, dig, learn from and enjoy. They offer something for everyone.  Let us join forces to keep the nation’s memory alive and make the past within everyone’s reach”.

The last speaker of this event was Mr Ali Zarafshan, Deputy for the Archives who referred to the speech by UNESCO’s Officer in Charge on the importance of Archives, and the celebration of both a national and international day in Iran to raise awareness among general public. He stated the central role of individuals in the field of archives and the need to provide access to archives for everyone. He pointed out to a joint project with the Ministry of Education under the title of “Archive Lovers” which aimed at sensitizing school students and increasing cooperation among them in this field.

The event followed by panel discussions and presentation of 16 papers.

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9 June 2019 - WFP and Ministry of Health Join Hands on Promoting Healthy Diet for Refugees

On Sunday 9 June 2019, World Food Programme (WFP) Iran in collaboration with Ministry of Health and Medical Education conducted a one-day technical workshop for health workers on improving nutrition amongst refugees residing in settlements in Iran.

Understanding the essential components of nutrition is key to maintain a healthy diet.

This is especially important where WFP provides cash assistance to families, while cash gives families the freedom to purchase more diverse food, thus, it is essential that they spend money on purchasing nutritious food for a healthy diet.

Health workers from 20 settlements across the country to engage in technical discussions on adjusting the food baskets tailored to the needs of children, teenagers, adolescents, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers and the elderly.

Officials from WFP, Ministry of Health and Medical Education and Bureau for Alien and Foreign Immigrants Affairs (BAFIA) were among keynote speakers in the opening session of the workshop.

WFP is working closely with the Ministry of Health and Medical Education and BAFIA to help promote adequate nutrition and to reduce unhealthy levels of fat, salt and sugar among refugee families in Iran. 

WFP has been providing assistance to refugees in Iran since the arrival of the first asylum seekers from Afghanistan and Iraq in the late 1980s. Currently 30,000 refugees in 20 settlements receive WFP’s food and cash assistance.

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خرداد 98 - ترویج رژیم غذایی سالم بین پناهندگان توسط برنامه جهانی غذا و وزارت بهداشت درمان و آموزش پزشکی

در  روز یکشنبه 19 خرداد 1398، برنامه جهانی غذا با همکاری وزارت بهداشت، درمان و آموزش پزشکی کارگاه آموزشی یک روزه ای با موضوع بهبود تغذیه پناهندگان ساکن مهمانهشرها را برای کارکنان بهداشت برگزار کرد.

درک اجزای ضروری تغذیه، کلید حفظ رژیم غذایی سالم است.

این امر به ویژه در کشورهایی که برنامه جهانی غذا پول نقد در اختیار خانواده ها قرار می دهد، بسیار مهم است. در حالی که وجه نقد به خانواده ها اجازه می دهد که غذاهای متنوعی را خریداری کنند؛ بنابراین ضروری است که آنها مبلغ را هزینه غذایی سالم کنند.

کارمندان خانه های بهداشت 20 مهمانشهر از سراسر کشور برای مشارکت در بحث های فنی در مورد تنظیم سبد غذایی مناسب نیازهای کودکان، نوجوانان، جوانان، مادران باردار و شیرده و سالمندان در این کارگاه شرکت کردند.

نمایندگانی از برنامه جهانی غذا، وزارت بهداشت، درمان و آموزش پزشکی و اداره کل امور اتباع و مهاجرین خارجی وزارت کشور از جمله سخنرانان اصلی در مراسم افتتاحیه این کارگاه بودند.

برنامه جهانی غذا، وزارت بهداشت و اداره کل امور اتباع و مهاجرین خارجی وزارت کشور در یک همکاری نزدیک سعی دارند تا  تغذیه مناسب و کاهش میزان مصرف ناسالم چربی، نمک و شکر را در میان خانواده های پناهنده در ایران ترویج دهند.  

برنامه جهانی غذا از اواخر دهه 1980 میلادی، زمانیکه اولین گروه پناهجویان از افغانستان و عراق وارد ایران شدند کمک های غذایی خود را به پناهندگان آغاز نمود. در حال حاضر 30 هزار پناهنده در 20 مهمانشهر از خدمات غذایی و نقدی برنامه جهانی غذا استفاده می کنند.

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برنامه جهانی غذا سازمان ملل متحد: نجات جان انسانها در شرایط بحرانی و نیز تحول معیشت میلیونها انسان از طریق توسعه پایدار. برنامه جهانی غذا در بیش از 80 کشور در سراسر دنیا به انسان های درگیرمنازعات و بلایای طبیعی کمک غذایی ارائه نموده و دستیابی به فردایی بهتر را پایه ریزی می نماید.

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