Press Conference of ECI President with Foreign Journalists

News - On Tuesday August 14, 2018, Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, the ECI President, attended a press conference with the representatives of foreign media stationed in Iran. Having congratulated the Day of Journalists as the pioneers of free circulation of information across the world, Dr. Mazaheri emphasized: "Establishment of foreign journalists' section in the deputy ministry of culture for press could serve as a good opportunity for the exchange of news on international scale".
Press Conference of ECI President with Foreign Journalists

ECI President Meets Iranian Parliament Speaker

News - ECI president, Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri met with, Dr. Ali Larijani on Sunday May 27, 2018 in the Islamic Consultative Assembly (ICA).
ECI President Meets Iranian Parliament Speaker

ECI Hosts 28th CPR Meeting

News - The 28th Council of Permanent Representatives (CPR) Meeting of ECO Cultural Institute was held at ECI Headquarters with the presence of Ambassadors from ECO Member States.
ECI Hosts 28th CPR Meeting

Activities of ECO Cultural Institute Honored

News - The activities and management of ECO Cultural Institute were honored in the ECO Regional Planning Council (ECO-RPC)
Activities of ECO Cultural Institute Honored
ECI President:

the year 2018 be proclaimed as "Year of Reading Culture" in the ECO region

News > Tajikistan - Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, ECI President delivered a statement at the 4th Meeting of The Heads of the ECO National Libraries in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
the year 2018 be proclaimed as

I.R. Iran’s Foreign Minister visits ECI

News - Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri met with Mohammad Javad Zarif at the ECO Cultural Institute’s Headquarters. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran visited the ECO Cultural Institute and was briefed on its facilities and activities
I.R. Iran’s Foreign Minister visits ECI
Statement by President of ECO Cultural Institute, H. E. Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, The 22nd Meet

The fundamental influence of culture on enhancement of economic cooperation

News - Culture not only provides the ground for peace and friendship between nations, but also has fundamental influence on enhancement of economic cooperation
The fundamental influence of culture on enhancement of economic cooperation

ECI President meets Pope Fransis

News - Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Mazaheri, ECI President who was on a trip to take part in the 10th round of interfaith dialogue between Islam and Christianity Vatican Papal Council, held in Vatican, met with Pope Fransis on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.
ECI President meets Pope Fransis

ECI & Turkmenistan Embassy Hold

Expert Panel on Sheikh Abu Sa'id Abu al-Khair

News - An expert panel on the life and personality of Sheikh Abu Sa'id Abu al-Khair was held on Feb. 10, 2019 at the at the ECO Cultural Institute.
At the sidelines of the meeting of the ambassadors of the member states

The 1st ECO Teaser Unveiled

News - The first bilingual (Persian-English) teaser of ECO Cultural Institute was screened on October 1, 2018 at the sidelines of the meeting of the ambassadors of the member states of this international institution.
Trilateral MoU Signed

ECI, University of Tehran & Industrial Management Institute to Cooperate

News - On February 6, 2019, a trilateral MoU was signed between the ECO Cultural Institute, the Secretariat for the Advancement of Science and Technology in the Islamic World at the University of Tehran and the Industrial Management Institute.
To Promote Cultural Relations

ECI & Bank Melli Iran Cooperate

News - On February 2, 2019, Bank Melli Iran Museum, in collaboration with ECO Cultural Institute, hosted a group of artists, university professors and ambassadors of the ECI member states and other world countries.
ECI Hosts

Meeting on UN Structural Reform

Councils - On January 30, 2019, the ECO Diplomatic Conference Hall hosted the meeting on the modification of UN structure.
To Promote Public Diplomacy

Visit of ECI President to Dari Kandeh

News - Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Mazaheri, ECI President, visited Dari Kandeh in Mazandaran province, the birthplace of Mokarrarmeh Qanbari, a self-taught painter in the village.
At the 30th Anniversary of Imam Khomeini's Letter to Gorbachev

Dr. Mazaheri's Narration of the 'Reformer of the East'

News - Held for the first time at the initiative of the ECO Cultural Institute following the signing of an MoU with the Institute for the Compilation and Publication of Imam Khomeini's works, 'Reformer of the East' Conference was held on January 17, 2019 in Imam Khomeini's shrine to commemorate of the 30th anniversary of Imam Khomeini's letter to Gorbachev.
In Collaboration with ECI

"Rostam & Sohrab" Theater Play Staged

News - In cooperation with ECO Cultural Institute, "Rostam & Sohrab" Theater Play was staged on January 27, 2019 in Bahman Cultural Center.
ECI to Hold

'Christmas & Norouz' Event

Councils - The first meeting of the international event titled 'Christmas & Norouz' was held on January 16, 2019 and was presided over by Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Mazaheri, ECI President, at the headquarters of this international organization.

Meeting of the UN Resident Coordinator with ECI President

News - The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Iran became paid a visit to the ECO Cultural Institute.
ECI Holds

6th Meeting of ECI's Policy-Making Council of Culture & Science

News - The 6th meeting of ECO Cultural Institute and the Secretariat for the Advancement of Science and Technology in the Islamic World (SASTIW) was held at the Faculty of World Studies at University of Tehran.
ECI & the Slovenian Embassy in Tehran Hold

Launching Ceremony of the Book "Nafahat-e Nafas"

News - The launching of the book "Nafahat-e Nafas", the Persian translation of the book "Breath of Proximity", translated by Javad Taheri, was held on Sunday January 27, 2019, featuring the presences of a group of ambassadors of different countries and university professors.
ECI/Bank Melli Iran to Mount

'Golden Treasures of the Achaemenids' Exhibition

News - In collaboration with ECO Cultural Institute, a joint exhibition of Reza Abbasi Museum and Bank Melli Iran titled 'Golden Treasures of the Achaemenids' will be held from March 11-15, 2019 in Bank Melli Iran Historical Museum.
ECI to Collaborate with

Kish Sporting Exhibition

News - ECI, Ministry of Sports and Youth of the I.R. Iran as well as the Kish Free Zone shall organize the International Iran Sport EX for three days beginning February 25, 2019.
To be Held in collaboration with ECI

The 9th Azmoon Cup Show Jumping

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Lecture Session on

'Ashura Event in the Literature of ECO Region'

News - Aimed to examine the reflections of Ashura event in the literature of ECO Region, a lecture session was held by the ECO Cultural Institute in October 2018.
Lecture session on

"Dual-Space World"

News - The seventh of ECI's monthly lecture sessions was held on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at the ECO Diplomatic Library with the presence of Dr. Seyyed Sa'id Reza Ameli.
In Collaboration with ECI

1st Photo Exhibition of North Pole Expedition

News - ECI, in cooperation with Isfahan Municipality, held the 1st Photo Exhibition of North Pole Expedition in October 2018.
Lecture Session on

'The Truth of Human's Nature in the Eyes of Scholars of the East'

News - The sixth of the series of monthly lecture sessions of the ECO Cultural Institute was held in December 2018 at the diplomatic library of the ECO Cultural Institute.

New series of ‘ECO Times' Published

Publications > Magazine - Issue 27 of the ECO Cultural Institute's English-language journal ‘ECO Times' was released after six years of interruption.

Development of ECI-Belgium Cultural Interactions

News - H.E. Ms. Véronique Petit, ambassador of Belgium to Iran, met with Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, the ECI President, at the headquarters of this international organization.

Inauguration of ECO Peace Farm

News - ECI's sightseeing tour comprising of 70 members of diplomatic corps and international organizations stationed in Tehran was held on October 20, 2018.

The 29th ECI-CPR Meeting Held

News - Attended by the ECI President, the 29th session of ECI-CPR meeting was held on October 1, 2018.

23rd Issue of ECO Heritage Quarterly Journal Released

Publications > Magazine - The 23rd edition of ECO Cultural Institute's English quarterly ‘ECO Heritage' is released. This issue of the Quarterly, published in collaboration with the Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (RICHT) has been dedicated to the Tabriz city's history and ancient monuments, due to the selection of Tabriz city as the tourism capital of the Islamic countries in 2018 by the Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC).
With the Presence of Loris Tjeknavorian

'Sound of Children & Peace' at ECI

News - On Sunday September 9, 2018, ECI shall host 'Sound of Children & Peace' event, featuring the presence of Loris Tjeknavorian.

Music, an Experience beyond Words

News - In the presence of the Chinese ambassador to Iran and the ECI President, the first of the Sino-Iranian music nights was held in the evening of Wednesday September 5, 2018 at ECO Cultural Institute.
At the Meeting of the ECO Cultural Attaches/Counselors was Discussed

Establishment of 'ECO Digital Publishers Union'

News - On Tuesday August 28, 2018, the joint meeting of the ECO Cultural Attaches/Counselors was held at the ECI headquarters. Present at the meeting were Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, the ECI President, as well as the head and directors of the Information Technology and Digital Media Development Center of I.R.I Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance.

Meeting of H.E. Dr. Mazaheri with the New Pakistani Ambassador

News - H.E. Ms. Rafat Masood, the newly appointed ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Iran, met with Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, the ECI President, in the evening of Sunday August 19, 2018 at ECI headquarters.
With the Presence of Representatives of Diplomatic Corps

Inauguration of "Tehran Vogue" Event at ECI

News - The opening of 'Tehran Vogue' event was held at ECI headquarters in the presence of Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, ECI President, the new Pakistani ambassador to Iran and a group of representatives of diplomatic corps stationed in Iran, Iranian artists and foreign media.
Dr. Salehi, I.R.I Minister of Culture & Islamic Guidance & Dr. Mohammad Mazaher, ECI President sign

MoU of Cooperation between I.R.I Ministry of Culture & Islamic Guidance & ECO Cultural Institute

News - Dr. Salehi, Minister of Culture & Islamic Guidance of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Dr. Mohammad Mazaher, President of ECO Cultural Institute signed memorandum of understanding.

UNIC Director Meets ECI President

News - News - Ms. Maria Dotsenko, Director of United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Tehran, met with Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, president of ECO Cultural Institute on Sunday 3 June, 2018.

ECI Hosts International Symposium on Future Cities

News - The first international symposium on Future Cities (Interpret) was held Saturday night on June 20, 2018, with the presence of ambassadors and diplomats at ECO Cultural Institute.

ECI President Meets Iranian Parliament Speaker

News - ECI president, Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri met with, Dr. Ali Larijani on Sunday May 27, 2018 in the Islamic Consultative Assembly (ICA).

Austrian Ambassador Meets ECI President

News - Austrian ambassador to Iran H.E. Mr. Stefan Scholz, and Director of the Iran-Austria Cultural Forum Mr. Alexander Rieger, met with Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, President of ECO Cultural Institute on Wednesday May 23rd 2018 at ECI headquarters.

ECI President Meets Mexican Ambassador

News - At the invitation of Ambassador of Mexico to Tehran, ECI president Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri met with HE. Jose Alfonso Zegbe, at the ambassador's residence.

Female Diplomats' One-Day Tour to Kashan

News - A delegation composed of a number of Ambassadors' spouses and female diplomats from different countries residing in Tehran visited Kashan at the invitation of ECO Cultural Institute and Kashan Cultural Heritage Organization.

ECI Hosts Unveiling the Encyclopedia of Hafez Studies

News - The unveiling ceremony of the "Encyclopedia of Hafez Studies" was held on Sunday, April 29th 2018 with the presence of a number of cultural and academic figures including Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, Dr. Fatollah Mojtabaei, Dr. Abdollah Jasbi, Dr. Baha'eddin Khoramshahi, and Dr. Ali Mousavi Garmaroudi at the ECI diplomatic conference hall.

ECI President Meets Ambassadors from Spain, Chile and Algeria

News - President of ECO Cultural Institute, Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, met with ambassadors from the countries of Spain, Chile and Algeria on Thursday, April 12, 2018 prior to the opening ceremony of the International Exhibition of Painting and Illustration on ECO Region.
Mazaheri said:

The Tajik people are peaceful and altruistic.

News - The program of Tajikistan Night was held with the presence of diplomats and cultural figures at ECO Cultural Institute.

Message of ECI President on the occasion of the ECO Day

News - On the occasion of the ECO Day, Dr. Mazaheri, ECI President, issued a message.

ECI President meets with Tajikistan’s Minister of Culture

News > Tajikistan - ECI President met with Tajikistan’s Minister of Culture

Head of the National Library of Azerbaijan meets with ECI President

News > Tajikistan - Head of the National Library of the Republic of Azerbaijan met with ECI President on the sidelines of the 4th Meeting of The Heads of the ECO National Libraries in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

Innovation a Sustainable Alternative to Oil-Based Economies

News - ECO believes that the basis for a strong economy is rooted in culture and expands interactions through what it calls “innovative economy”

Allameh Tabatabaee University to Grant 40 Full Scholarships to Applicants from ECO Member States

News - Allameh Tabatabaee University grants 40 scholarships to applicants from ECO Member States.
For the first time at ECO Cultural Institute:

Diplomats Watch Morocco vs Iran Live World Cup 2018

Diplomats Watch Morocco vs Iran Live World Cup 2018
News - News - A group of foreign diplomats and culture and sports figures of the country gathered at ECO Cultural Institute on Friday night June 15, 2018 to watch Morocco vs Iran live World Cup 2018.

ECO and Cultural Security of Member States Released

ECO and Cultural Security of Member States Released
Book - The book ECO and Cultural Security of Member States is a valuable work by Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, President of ECO Cultural Institute, which is composed of six chapters to define ways to strength

Prof. Manzoor Hussain Soomro

Prof. Manzoor Hussain Soomro
News - President ECO Science Foundation