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Official account of #UnitedNations. Get latest information on the UN. Follow us on Snapchat: united-nations. #GlobalGoals #StandUp4HumanRights

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This interactive map looks at impact of climate change on food security https://t.co/X9cR8trhf7 via @WFP https://t.co/n1hropIEQf.@UNHumanRights experts call on G20 leaders to protect human rights in global supply chains https://t.co/cEdnzJV5XtThe UN is working to stop sexual exploitation & abuse everywhere. Video update from Central African Rep - @UN_CAR https://t.co/QtPIi9hyKa"It's time to end this conflict." @ZaatariCamp in Jordan hosts about 80,000 Syrian @refugees. See more:… https://t.co/YAHzlMFLWf
3/29
2017
#Jointogether to end Syria conflict & to help refugees restart their lives- @AntonioGuterres https://t.co/wCi86nNvS2 https://t.co/frlsiPF4mn.@AntonioGuterres is saddened to confirm deaths of 2 colleagues working to help bring peace to DR Congo & its peopl… https://t.co/Q5oCBfjGo5WHO estimates that 12.3 million people in #SouthSudan are at risk from disease outbreaks https://t.co/E1ciy8HQiX https://t.co/JK9455NRdT
Retweeted by United Nations#ClimateChange: 1 in 4 children will be living in areas w/ extremely limited water by 2040 unless we take action NO… https://t.co/uCnU8s0XfG
Retweeted by United NationsEach and every contribution @WFP receives is immediately put to work. You can help here: https://t.co/WeHlNF1DYN https://t.co/nZyXqUFxWLMosul: Transparent investigations needed into massive loss of civilian lives, due to ISIL atrocities & airstrikes… https://t.co/bZpaEaWSwjRelentless fighting & destruction for over 2 yrs in #Yemen has left #ChildrenUnderAttack struggling to cope… https://t.co/RZeLHiCXsC
Retweeted by United NationsClimate action: - saves jobs - improves health - saves money + much more #GlobalGoals info:… https://t.co/Wq7g6VLhCcLearning shouldn't stop for children in crisis zones. @AntonioGuterres sits in on lessons at @ZaatariCamp in Jordan. https://t.co/mdLuEhqMIk.@antonioguterres: all need to come together to end Syrian conflict to help refugees restart their lives. text:… https://t.co/BjepXge86b
Retweeted by United NationsStep inside a classroom in Nigeria where displaced women are learning basic English & self esteem skills. https://t.co/JbrvT7jmsM.@UNPeacekeeping in action: preventing humanitarian catastrophe in the Central African Republic:… https://t.co/apJhgtCZmW
Retweeted by United NationsWhen we built @ZaatariCamp in 2012, we never could have imagined the suffering of Syrians would last so long.It’s t… https://t.co/HiHAQDpUAE
Retweeted by United NationsChildren suffer grave atrocities in Sudan’s conflict – latest from @childreninwar is here: https://t.co/TDMFwky2Hqhttps://t.co/kYXnBgIvqC3,400 people die on roads every day. This video features a new safety project in Georgia. @WHO info is here:… https://t.co/xwmNeSOFO7#InvestinYouth - @AfricaRenewal looks at how knowledge economies are benefiting young people https://t.co/lxQyvCH3lG https://t.co/RSnEbsPM7VUganda cannot handle Africa's biggest @refugees crisis alone. The world must step up to help. See:… https://t.co/fH8xMYmpI9
3/28
2017
"More solidarity + responsibility sharing among across Europe is needed,” – our @RefugeesChief on Greece https://t.co/8jmX54uWGI
Retweeted by United NationsThis wk marks 2 yrs of conflict in Yemen. Latest @UNReliefChief & @UNICEF updates are here: https://t.co/LOxBkUmfRa https://t.co/B4XoxI18YK.@UN: to achieve sustainable security, the need for nuclear #disarmament has become "all the more urgent"… https://t.co/7CNcWSpj3Y
Retweeted by United NationsLast chance to register for 2017 #SEforALLforum - registration closes March 29. Sign up here:… https://t.co/z5teH7koBM.@antonioguterres reiterates his full support for his Special Envoy, Staffan de Mistura. We must all ensure the suc… https://t.co/CBPGlfp7vi
Retweeted by United NationsAfrica united against polio: protecting 116 million children in 13 countries- @WHO https://t.co/Ay2TpBZg2o #EndPolio https://t.co/Qysefphp2gNearly 6 months after beginning of military ops, life for some displaced Iraqis now has a daily rhythm. https://t.co/KijasSo5pv #MosulAid
Retweeted by United NationsIf insects sneak into fruit & vegetable exports, they can cause major problems. @IAEAorg is working to stop this:… https://t.co/nyX0sMoKZIWant sustainable peace? Include women mediators. LIVE @UN: #UNSC Arria mtg w/ @JoyceAnelay on women's participati… https://t.co/DEB4XEMdPz
Retweeted by United NationsBeyond crises, #waterscarcity & #climatechange are the most fundamental challenges to #foodsecurity in NENA region… https://t.co/mXhh2VoTRr
Retweeted by United Nations2 years of conflict in Yemen have left almost 19M people in need, 7M starving. Yemenis need peace & assistance:… https://t.co/wI9FZtdrxiAccess to essential medicines is a fundamental element of the right to health https://t.co/gOlDyUDdZ1
Retweeted by United Nations8 recommendations to help ensure a sustainable @refugees response in Greece. #UN4RefugeesMigrants https://t.co/S3mb8yEAMSSustainable development is, by far, the best way to prevent conflict, writes @antonioguterres in op-ed:… https://t.co/v3S2Rte1ey
Retweeted by United Nations2 @UNmigration workers discuss efforts to help 6.2 million drought-affected Somalis in this new video:… https://t.co/mMV0LXa14rThis wk in NYC: @UN_Disarmament conf on legally binding instrument leading to total elimination of nuclear weapons https://t.co/zzYruhE8zaWe have just released a business guide to preventing and supporting the #famine response. Please help us share!… https://t.co/wtJEx30ql0
Retweeted by United NationsAn @IOM_Nigeria TV series is working to raise awareness about safe migration https://t.co/QP7qUOKU0bhttps://t.co/a2sy4ZbuQIContinues this week in @UNGeneva: Human Rights Committee https://t.co/F8wxDPZfWOContinues this week in @UNGeneva: Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities https://t.co/t7DbDnSwG1 #CRPDWhen they see female role models keeping the peace, women & girls become inspired to join the force and do the sam… https://t.co/4RCmGRRBty
3/27
2017
Thank you to everyone who walked, ran, volunteered & showed up to support @UNRWA mental health care for kids… https://t.co/7Vc9dvbnUYThe @UN Headquarters in #NYC went dark last night as part of @earthhour Together we can all take #ClimateAction https://t.co/7oNDBdlzxf
Retweeted by United NationsEarly access to ambulance services is an important component of trauma care to avoid loss of lives, complications i… https://t.co/t9uAGleK3OSuch attacks also threaten lives of thousands in #SouthSudan – senior @UN relief official on attack on aid workers… https://t.co/dQxODsrTr5
Retweeted by United Nations"It is easy to paint vulnerable communities as the cause of problems." You can help stop this. #Jointogether here:… https://t.co/58Wu6pWpDQChallenge: Share your clip using #FlipClimateChange! Join Goodwill Ambassador #OrlandoBloom to spread this message… https://t.co/HX8qURYC5z
Retweeted by United NationsHow will changes in the world of work impact people around the world? @ILO #ILOFOW info: https://t.co/yYebk7paGA https://t.co/insQUhe8A8Feeding families out of #Mosul: @WFP food provides a lifeline to people fleeing the city https://t.co/88LRRU78Khhttps://t.co/47Lbs4nhMh
Retweeted by United NationsOn #SustainableSunday, take action for the #GlobalGoals by not wasting food. https://t.co/RcgOfa6P0l #Zerohunger https://t.co/LT86tiBPpkWhere are Syrian Refugees? Neighboring countries host 4.8 mil & need help: https://t.co/UKkNBGnNWe #SupportSyrians https://t.co/9Mcluj14GBNew WHO global health sector strategy on viral #hepatitis, 2016-2021 https://t.co/9SfpXt2ZcU https://t.co/cB9gkGjNvS
Retweeted by United NationsWhen you bring a reusable mug for your coffee, you are part of the solution to plastic pollution - @UNEPhttps://t.co/kDm8Aax8dANew state of the art research vessel #EAFNansen to help dev countries manage their fisheries, protect marine enviro https://t.co/YRAhfgCXS5
Retweeted by United NationsLet's #JoinTogether & a take stand against discrimination, no matter where it happens - @UNHumanRights chief… https://t.co/FD9Yfn4AtfYemen: people are traumatised, living in desperate conditions, sharing scarce resources with local host communities… https://t.co/2qvYEgscFW
Retweeted by United NationsClean & safe water is key to the #GlobalGoals. @UNDP profiles 3 lakes in danger & how to save them. https://t.co/gqtRaSDLw1Preparations are underway: @UN_PGA & member countries are getting ready for 1st-ever #SaveOurOcean Conference… https://t.co/IJSCkHZlxAThis wk the Security Council adopted a historic resolution for the protection of heritage - @UNESCOhttps://t.co/exaIHFct8fNow underway in Istanbul: forum on disaster risk reduction in Europe. A key step to #MEXICOGP2017 - @UNISDRhttps://t.co/5IAUYUw7W0
3/26
2017
Did you know that there are people of #Africandescent In India? Watch this new video about the Siddis & find out ab… https://t.co/0Qq1POWhubThe lights are out at @UN Headquarters in #NYC for #EarthHour! A symbol showing that together we can all take… https://t.co/xYtj9uzODq
Retweeted by United NationsWe're also turning off the lights at our HQ building in NYC. Thanks to #EarthHour for supporting the #GlobalGoals!… https://t.co/4B9zAmDU7wAs societies become more diverse, we need more investment in inclusivity, says @antonioguterres. #JoinTogether in s… https://t.co/c0udcLkkEJ
Retweeted by United NationsDescendants of slaves have made their mark as inventors, economists, jurists, authors, scholars, artists + so much… https://t.co/29tUPojSAYUN envoy urges Iran, Russia & Turkey to undertake urgent efforts to uphold ceasefire in Syria - @UN_Spokesperson https://t.co/A5ieFswoirAs the lights go off all over the 🌏 for #EarthHour, share your clip w/ #FlipClimateChange to spread this message: W… https://t.co/LJFe2QfVml
Retweeted by United Nations#NYCJuniorAmbassadors are engaged in thinking critical abt UN's efforts to address global challenges. More:… https://t.co/eY1YFFGCQh
Retweeted by United NationsWhat happened this wk at the UN? #WorldWaterDay, @UNDP human development rpt launch + more https://t.co/PmbMhltxws https://t.co/66NTrTdXr0It’s the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade —but slavery… https://t.co/YrycItFjS3
Retweeted by United NationsKenya: @AfricaRenewal explains how the @farmdriveke mobile app for rural farmers is working towards the… https://t.co/zQnpNrTg0cIt’s now over a month since famine was declared in parts of #SouthSudan. We’re delivering urgent aid… https://t.co/fsCBZWTnnn
Retweeted by United NationsThe videographers who made this story faced some unique & interesting challenges in Cuba. We put their story online… https://t.co/uLdfJLWZdY"Those who want to flee must be able to do so." We are preparing to support people fleeing #Mosulhttps://t.co/PDUtlpvjJ6
Retweeted by United Nations1000+ people in NYC are moving for mental health today at the #Gaza5K in @prospect_park! Here's why:… https://t.co/MTolDcTbnWTake climate action & turn off your lights for #EarthHour this Sat., 8:30-9:30p local time. https://t.co/8zUfSKqCVq https://t.co/BibsnwqlZZ
Retweeted by United NationsIn or near NYC? See the new @RememberSlavery exhibit "A Legacy of Black Achievement" produced by @SlaveryMuseumhttps://t.co/ezwsPv2n30#CSW61 wrapped up on Friday. Here is what you need to know about women in the changing world of work:… https://t.co/gh3pAkpcPP
3/25
2017

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