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Report: Seminar on “Environment and Armed Conflicts”


Envir-imagetim On the occasion of the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict (6 November), a seminar on “Environment and Armed Conflicts” was held in Tehran Peace Museum on Wednesday 6 November 2013.

The seminar was a collaboration between Iranian International Studies Association (IISA), Tehran Peace Museum (TPM), United Nations Information Center (UNIC) office in Tehran and Peace & Environment Center.

Among other participants such as media representatives, many students of law, international relations, political sciences, environment and related majors attended the seminar in which speakers from IISA, TPM and Environment Department delivered lectures. At the beginning of this seminar the participants had a chance to visiting the museum and UN Secretary General’s message on this day, has been delivered by Mr. Moghadam (UNIC’s Officer in Charge in Tehran); and also the message of Dr. Masoumeh Ebtekar, Vice President and Head of Environment Department has been delivered too.

As a side event of this seminar a MOU has been signed between Tehran Peace Museum and Iranian International Studies Association (IISA) for further scientific collaboration.

To see the photos of this seminar click here.