IAU & UNESCO to Ink Co-op MoU

Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 17:02

Islamic Azad University and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) signed a Cooperation Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

According to IAU Public Relations report, the 2nd Conference of Sport, Youth, and Environment and the 1st Assembly of environmental liaisons for provincial Sports and Youth offices and sports federation were held with the presence of president of the Islamic Azad University, Dr. Hamid Mirzadeh, secretary general of UNESCO National Commission, Dr. Sadollah Nasiri Gheydari, head of the Environmental Protection Organization, Dr. Masoumeh Ebtekar, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Dr. Goudarzi, head of the environmental fraction of the Islamic Consultative Assembly, Dr. Tabesh, and other officials.

In this meeting, Dr. Mirzadeh stated that the definitive solution to solve problems in environmental protection and sports is to analyze them from cultural and scientific perspectives. He announced the signature of a cooperation MoU between IAU and UNESCO to fully apply the capacities of both parties in solving issues and improving qualities.

“Protecting the environment and expanding sports are cultural issues that should be attended to scientifically. If we take a look at Iran’s religious, cultural, and historical background, it is clear that our country deserves better,” Mirzadeh noted.

The IAU president also stated that a vivacious society with educated people would better protect the environment and face less abnormalities and problems. He also mentioned IAU’s research plans in order to protect the environment such as the plasma incinerator project, codifying environmental standards based on international trade, Nanoclay, electric cars, converting waste into usable products, and designing a separation machine.

He finally noted that IAU is prepared for systematized cooperation with the Environmental Protection Organization, Islamic Consultative Assembly, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, and all state and non-state organizations.

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