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Official Twitter account of Secretary-General of the @UN António Guterres.

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Achieving the #GlobalGoals will require big investment. Today, CEOs from 30 of the world's biggest companies promi… https://t.co/YmfWaK0tf3It is unacceptable that hunger is on the rise at a time when the world wastes more than 1 billion tonnes of food ev… https://t.co/78GpOAXQGjEvery child on the planet has the right to nutritious, healthy food but a staggering 1 in 3 children today are eith… https://t.co/tipAC01M7c
10/16
2019
I’m very pleased that the Russian Federation has become the 187th party to the #ParisAgreement, the world's road ma… https://t.co/QBev15BA7DEarly adopters. First responders. Entrepreneurs. Rural women have essential knowledge and skills to help communit… https://t.co/7We9gap57V
10/15
2019
Global poverty rates are declining but not fast enough to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030, according to… https://t.co/q8JPJemsX0
10/14
2019
With more than half the world’s population, cities are on the frontlines of #ClimateAction. Over 100 cities have c… https://t.co/W9oCN4TromCongratulations to Prime Minister @AbiyAhmedAli of Ethiopia for being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. His vision h… https://t.co/TDCh02oq34Girls have the right to reach their full potential. Every year of secondary schooling a girl receives boosts her ea… https://t.co/Tq14o8PGgzMore than 70 million people have been forced to flee their homes. Powerful new data will help the UN and World Ba… https://t.co/AGoG4ymD4u
10/11
2019
From the largest humanitarian warehouse in the world, @unicefsupply in Copenhagen packages and distributes educatio… https://t.co/mPWbofxuvRI’m deeply concerned with the escalation of conflict in eastern Syria. My remarks to the press in Copenhagen. https://t.co/QbpqhdJv3bI'm very proud of the dedication and commitment @UN staff bring to their work every day. Today in Copenhagen, I h… https://t.co/4Sy6ZZcbZZCities, responsible for over 70% of emissions, are where the battle on climate will be won or lost. Joining the C4… https://t.co/vwadcpnixaSuicide is the second leading cause of death among young people aged 15 to 29, and rising at alarming rates. Menta… https://t.co/4l1XMo1nq9
10/10
2019
I strongly condemn today’s horrific synagogue attack in Germany, on the holy day of Yom Kippur. It is yet another t… https://t.co/IKINoVljkJ
10/9
2019
Together with our partners, the UN is making progress on conflict prevention in many parts of Africa. https://t.co/rvAWKfzqTaConflict prevention is one of the most important tools we have to reduce human suffering. For example, if the conf… https://t.co/ocMLsGF40t
10/7
2019
I’m encouraged that an increasing number of women are taking leadership positions in @UNPeacekeeping operations. A… https://t.co/8JZLCkXrfO
10/6
2019
Teachers open the door to a better life through education. But, they also provide encouragement, support, confidenc… https://t.co/zsnXLLSzZE
10/5
2019
This fantastic art installation is a powerful reminder of the 260 million children not in school today. It's time… https://t.co/mPXL8TngL5
10/4
2019
From the climate crisis to job creation, it is crucial that youth have a say in the decisions shaping their present… https://t.co/SEg379SejcToo many countries still seem to be addicted to coal – even if cheaper, greener options are available. We need muc… https://t.co/MvwwggNlkSOn the eve of the UN #ClimateAction Summit, young women and men around the world mobilized by the millions and told… https://t.co/1gJGoJjoS6
10/3
2019
Mahatma Gandhi pioneered successive non-violent movements that changed history. 150 years since his birth, Gandhi’… https://t.co/GqYezk3RkN
10/2
2019
My best wishes to @KGeorgieva, who is assuming her role as Managing Director of the @IMFNews today. I look forward… https://t.co/yvKgceotgD
10/1
2019
The world has changed - and so should education. Young people are often not equipped with the skills they need to… https://t.co/PiEXEGYnEA
9/29
2019
Ahead of Saturday's presidential election in Afghanistan, I urge all those involved to ensure that the Afghan peopl… https://t.co/vPM92Hil6OSudan is experiencing a pivotal moment of change and hope, led by the Sudanese people. I appeal to the internation… https://t.co/KiLBFCgeLf
9/28
2019
I extend my condolences to the families of the peacekeepers who lost their lives, as well as to the Government and… https://t.co/T4svLncZZVThe climate crisis is piling injustice upon injustice. Despite contributing very little to climate change, small i… https://t.co/dpkz9BHBsd
9/27
2019
I fear that progress made in reducing the danger of nuclear weapons has not only come to a halt but, worse, it is i… https://t.co/GtCgF9xJYzJ’ai appris ce matin le décès de Jacques Chirac. Nous avons siégé ensemble pendant plus de six ans en tant que coll… https://t.co/qfdhPIa30JWithout resources, we simply cannot deliver the #GlobalGoals and address the climate emergency. We need adequate,… https://t.co/ySJ0qD5lIn
9/26
2019
The situation in the Sahel has become a threat for its people, for the region, and a global terrorist threat. We n… https://t.co/1dGtGBGTn9For every child, every right. On the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, let’s renew ou… https://t.co/62bdjA68hM
9/25
2019
The #GlobalGoals are our blueprint for a fair globalization. But we are far from where we need to be. We are off t… https://t.co/MJB0NkaQanWe are here to serve. We are here to advance the common good while upholding our shared humanity & values. That vis… https://t.co/T2Rt8iF0cpAt present trends, it will take two centuries to close the gap in economic empowerment. I cannot accept a world th… https://t.co/AXjd15v4k4Above all, people have rights. Those rights are not a favour to be rewarded or withheld. They are an endowment for… https://t.co/BgYiyKeuxxThe United Nations Charter sends a clear message to us all: put people first. The first words of the Charter -- “w… https://t.co/2faCPZlb84Preventing & ending sexual exploitation and abuse by UN personnel is a top priority. That's why I established the… https://t.co/DIxKLDNPrkToday's #ClimateAction Summit saw real, concrete action from business, governments, cities & many more. But we are… https://t.co/pmoGdH7oDe
9/24
2019
It is heartbreaking to see more and more people humiliated, harassed and attacked because of their religion or beli… https://t.co/GfzjVr6vYKEveryone, everywhere has the right to accessible, high-quality, affordable healthcare. The Universal Health Covera… https://t.co/Vd6bRYzxH5The ticket to enter today’s #ClimateAction Summit is not a beautiful speech, but a concrete plan. Governments, cit… https://t.co/PzxjlXemSfI am pleased to announce the agreement of the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic and the Syrian Negotiations Co… https://t.co/S4qIjRSXPfAmbitious goals need ambitious leaders. That’s why I’m grateful for our SDG Advocates, a diverse group all using t… https://t.co/qjxO28qYpOLeading scientists tell us that the gap between what we should do to tackle the climate crisis & what we are actual… https://t.co/7KVAo4qb9Q
9/23
2019
Ahead of the UN #ClimateAction Summit, 87 major companies with a combined value of US$ 2.3 trillion have set ambiti… https://t.co/V9s5dp32EP
9/22
2019
Young people are the ones forcing #ClimateAction. Millions of you have made your voices heard. You have real power… https://t.co/hyHg2dIgikPeace faces a new danger: the climate crisis. It threatens our security, our livelihoods, and our lives Only with… https://t.co/0uPWcYVKwT
9/21
2019
My message to young people: You are leading the way in the urgent race against the climate crisis. You are standin… https://t.co/BiKd79zdcpJoin me on my #ClimateAction journey to Pacific islands on the frontlines of the climate crisis and meet some inspi… https://t.co/0BIklmYLEA
9/20
2019
Q: #AskTheSG Hello Sir, as someone very interested in the United Nations and hopes to work there someday, I was jus… https://t.co/QhDMUPaQSUI share your concern about the Amazon and all forests. In the midst of the global climate crisis, we cannot afford… https://t.co/ZkWNOUBromAll industries, including those relying heavily on coal, oil and gas, must step up their commitment to… https://t.co/wejVp1XOlQThank you for your support. Taking #ClimateAction is something we can all do in our everyday lives. This is a battl… https://t.co/Qm7lXtTj1UCorruption, like climate change, harms all - but the poor and vulnerable suffer most. The #GlobalGoals and UN Conve… https://t.co/cgTfkEHfgfYes - we can and must win the race against the climate crisis. Scientists confirm this. But we need bolder action a… https://t.co/YL7TAGdkT6We are telling countries that if they bet on the grey economy, they will have a grey future. Without carbon neutral… https://t.co/12za7cCxD6We need to challenge the male-dominated culture that has oppressed women for thousands of years. We need young peop… https://t.co/jdUPQscCmNAssume your full responsibilities as a citizen - influence your government, join up with others to advocate for cha… https://t.co/qbDudq16BqSmall developing countries make minimal contributions to the climate crisis but are on the front line of its devast… https://t.co/8F3LqhFm44All efforts to tackle the climate crisis have to take into account the voices of those affected. We must invite the… https://t.co/SudNpd9KqNWe must put people before profit and not lose sight of our common humanity. I've seen so many examples of human dec… https://t.co/70YZ9ZBP5bQ: #AskTheSG what is your job as General Secretary like? - @Sirloinofice1 A: My job as Secretary-General is to ser… https://t.co/KNuFplfRKK
9/19
2019
Next week, I'll be focusing on the need for urgent #ClimateAction & our progress on the #GlobalGoals. I want to ta… https://t.co/aq1rhasgjaAs we begin a new #UNGA session, my message to world leaders is simple. Put people first: their needs their aspira… https://t.co/gKRpezXvbEMental health is a much overlooked and essential aspect of people's well-being. At the UN we are doing our part by… https://t.co/mdiOSUTUt1
9/18
2019
Congratulations @BandeTijjani of Nigeria for assuming the Presidency of the 74th #UNGA session. I look forward to… https://t.co/zcOPhmpqY5
9/17
2019
My sincere thanks to María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés for her leadership and partnership as President of the 73rd… https://t.co/savYBhXwbD
9/16
2019
My gratitude and appreciation to the Dutch military for all their work assisting in the recovery efforts in the Bah… https://t.co/KtUxtByqbdIt’s impossible not to be horrified by the level of destruction caused by #HurricaneDorian in the Bahamas. In the… https://t.co/UbEfgaVWjK
9/15
2019
I just landed in Abaco in the Bahamas. I’m horrified by the level of devastation - I’ve never seen anything like th… https://t.co/mVOUnwtjT9This is the control room from where the response to #HurricaneDorian is being coordinated by the Bahamas Government… https://t.co/XOAdGs7CYfI was deeply moved by my visit to a shelter for people displaced by #HurricaneDorian where I heard terrible stories… https://t.co/B6M223JPn3
9/14
2019
I’ve come to the Bahamas to express my solidarity with the Bahamian people after the onslaught of #HurricaneDorian,… https://t.co/U9oTap9MIg
9/13
2019
Religious sites should be places of worship, not war. To my horror, in recent months Jews have been murdered in syn… https://t.co/hPP5xJKX8UI met with scientists who produced research on where we are falling short and what needs to be done to achieve the… https://t.co/ebAsrEMbTwThese 3,758 backpacks represent each of the 3,758 children killed in conflict last year. This is heartbreaking and… https://t.co/9sf94q4u2m
9/12
2019
As one of many UN colleagues who call New York City home, my thoughts are with the loved ones of those lost on 9/11… https://t.co/XDm36O4Fyq
9/11
2019
People around the world are calling for ambitious and decisive #ClimateAction. In less than two weeks, at the Clim… https://t.co/c6xhdeOlcH
9/10
2019
Bahamas: UN & partners are supporting emergency response with food, water, hygiene packs, medical teams & more afte… https://t.co/BhQ9IWRcUH
Retweeted by António GuterresIt is not acceptable to destroy and contaminate the environment. It is not acceptable for people to suffer from ra… https://t.co/wcEAriT4Lk
9/9
2019
Hundreds of millions of people around the world –mostly women– don’t know how to read or write properly, missing ou… https://t.co/gZJpSflkJ4
9/8
2019
Every day I witness the dedication, courage & sacrifice of UN staff, as they work around the world to make it a bet… https://t.co/qNfSHRphyg
9/6
2019
I’m deeply saddened by the lives lost and terrible destruction caused by #HurricaneDorian in the Bahamas. People w… https://t.co/qWOXCci4L0
9/5
2019
Aid workers, peacekeepers and communities are doing heroic work to contain the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Rep… https://t.co/yzmCSTV3iX
9/3
2019
Thank you Your Holiness Pope Francis for your call to #ClimateAction. We need bolder action and stronger political… https://t.co/45vYbmItzvUn vent d’espoir souffle sur la République démocratique du Congo. Je quitte le pays inspiré par l’optimisme du peu… https://t.co/l3CSih5hXHWinds of hope are blowing in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. I leave the country inspired by the optimism of… https://t.co/Vsee7lbEVPLe peuple congolais lutte courageusement contre Ebola, tout en affrontant d’autres défis sanitaires comme la rougeo… https://t.co/W8Khz6kqQJL’énergie et l’optimisme que j’ai vus aujourd’hui chez les survivants d’Ebola renforcent ma conviction que cette ép… https://t.co/onT1x0iqXfThe Congolese people are courageously fighting Ebola, while facing other health challenges - like measles and malar… https://t.co/jhndxv1QS6The energy and optimism of the Ebola survivors I met today give me hope that this outbreak will be defeated. The… https://t.co/F5QRD5wyNy
9/2
2019
Vaincre Ebola n’est pas facile, mais c'est possible. Aujourd’hui, j’ai visité un centre de traitement en Républiqu… https://t.co/4eyulEYhnqDefeating Ebola is not easy, but it is possible. Today I visited a treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of… https://t.co/hnoLb1o6lsAujourd’hui nous rendons hommage aux 27 soldats de la paix qui ont perdu la vie au service du peuple de la Républiq… https://t.co/xCPBSV7gysToday we pay tribute to the 27 UN peacekeepers who gave their lives serving the people of the Democratic Republic o… https://t.co/WcLO0KIWoZ
9/1
2019

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