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Iran: Ban concerned by treatment of women, juvenile executions

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed his concern over the rights of women and minorities in Iran, as well as over the death penalty, including juvenile executions and stoning, in a new report to the General Assembly on the country’s human rights situation.

Security Council calls on Iran to comply with nuclear obligations

The Security Council today called on Iran to comply fully and immediately with its previous resolutions ordering the country to stop uranium enrichment and reprocessing activities and to cooperate with inspectors from the United Nations atomic watchdog.

Full transparency needed from Iran on nuclear activities, UN agency chief says

The head of the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today called on Iran to be fully transparent about its nuclear activities, six years after the agency began efforts to clarify those activities.

UN nuclear watchdog chief circulates latest report on Iran

The head of the United Nations atomic watchdog has circulated his latest report on Iran’s nuclear programme to the agency’s Board of Directors.

Security Council hears briefing from committee monitoring sanctions on Iran

The head of the Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme today updated the 15-member body on the panel’s latest work, including the efforts of States to implement those measures.

UN urges Iran not to impose death penalty on juveniles

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has urged Iran not to impose the death penalty on juvenile offenders, following reports that two minors were recently put to death, in violation of the country’s obligations under international law.

Head of Iran sanctions monitoring group reports to Security Council

The chairman of the Security Council committee monitoring sanctions imposed against Iran today updated the 15-member body on the number of countries which have reported on their implementation of these measures, and the work carried out by the panel during the past three months.

UN human rights chief asks Iran to stay execution of four juvenile offenders

The top United Nations human rights official has asked Iran not to execute four people sentenced to death for crimes they committed when they were under the age of 18, reminding the country of its obligations under international law.

UN atomic watchdog chief circulates latest report on Iran

The head of the United Nations atomic watchdog today circulated his latest report regarding Iran's nuclear programme to both the Security Council and the agency's Board of Directors.

Security Council receives additional reports on Iran sanctions

The chairman of the Security Council committee monitoring sanctions imposed against Iran said today that additional countries have reported on their implementation of these measures.