Think tank

مؤسسه توسعه پایدار و محیط زیست

Center for Environment and Sustainable Development Studies and Application ‒ CENESTA

Tehran, Iran

The Centre for Sustainable Development is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting sustainable community- and culture- based development. Its main area of work is Iran and Southwest Asia. CENESTA experts have also engaged in extensive activities in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and in the international area in general. CENESTA is a member of IUCN the World Conservation Union and is affiliated with the University of the North (Iran). CENESTA works with a variety of partners, from local communities in Iran and other countries to local and national governmental agencies, from universities and research organisations to national and international NGOs. The UN bodies with which CENESTA and its experts entertain on-going collaboration include UNDP, FAO, UNICEF, UNSO, IFAD, UNCCD and the UN Secretariat. CENESTA has a small core of staff and large network of associates ranging from community- based groups to women’s associations and technical experts who act on the basis of common concerns and specific capacities. CENESTA staff and associates work in the context of project contracts and/ or on a Voluntary basis, contributing time as well as financial and material resources for the goals of the organisation.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.cenesta.org/

Address:
No 108 Azerbaijan Street, Tehran, Iran

Country:
Iran

Sub-region:
Central Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Iran, Middle East, Asia
Operating languages
English , Farsi/Persian

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1979
Age (years)
مؤسسه توسعه پایدار و محیط زیست
 43
Iran average
 28
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Ahmad Beiranvand (Executive Director)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Ahmad Beiranvand (Executive Director)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Ahmad Beiranvand
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
مؤسسه توسعه پایدار و محیط زیست
 17
Iran average
 23
Global average
 85
2019
مؤسسه توسعه پایدار و محیط زیست
 15
% Female staff
2021
مؤسسه توسعه پایدار و محیط زیست
 53%
Iran average
 27%
Global average
 48%
2019
مؤسسه توسعه پایدار و محیط زیست
 47%
% Female researchers
2021
مؤسسه توسعه پایدار و محیط زیست
 50%
Iran average
 16%
Global average
 16%
2019
مؤسسه توسعه پایدار و محیط زیست
 55%

Social

Likes (2022)
مؤسسه توسعه پایدار و محیط زیست
 72
Iran average
 577
Global average
 32,612
Likes (2021)
مؤسسه توسعه پایدار و محیط زیست
 68
Likes (2019)
مؤسسه توسعه پایدار و محیط زیست
 61
Subscribers (2022)
مؤسسه توسعه پایدار و محیط زیست
 78
Iran average
 78
Global average
 5,590
Subscribers (2021)
مؤسسه توسعه پایدار و محیط زیست
 56
Subscribers (2019)
مؤسسه توسعه پایدار و محیط زیست
 32
Followers (2022)
مؤسسه توسعه پایدار و محیط زیست
 917
Iran average
 4,617
Global average
 14,557
Followers (2021)
مؤسسه توسعه پایدار و محیط زیست
 518
Followers (2019)
مؤسسه توسعه پایدار و محیط زیست
 473

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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