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

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146 Member States and Observers have answered the @UN's call to support older people during the #COVID19 crisis. W… https://t.co/0TPJFYJCic
5/27
2020
Even when #COVID19 is brought under control, grief, anxiety & depression will continue to affect people and communi… https://t.co/EvVtkK3jgDWe cannot cede our virtual spaces to those who traffic in lies, fear and hate. Visit https://t.co/KNcR8hTHro to se… https://t.co/gPZGvuiVhv
5/26
2020
I’m encouraged to see that leading companies – worth over $US2.4 trillion – are calling on governments to align… https://t.co/pAQieEqFPgAfrica has responded swiftly and decisively to #COVID19. Even so, the pandemic threatens the continent's progress.… https://t.co/RZAKXatUhS
5/25
2020
We have placed the @UN System's supply chain network at the world’s disposal to support the timely delivery of medi… https://t.co/vmXSFErtqN
5/24
2020
Ending #COVID19 in Africa is essential for ending it across the world. International support – including critical… https://t.co/0bfl1AAdld#EidMubarak to everyone celebrating! Let us draw from the many Ramadan lessons of mercy, compassion, mutual respec… https://t.co/1ou7sEqApmUnless we act now to address the mental health needs associated with #COVID19, there will be enormous long-term con… https://t.co/bObZdR0somI’m profoundly grateful for the work of Guadalupe and all our essential staff at @UN premises around the world. Th… https://t.co/JNY13Uy7nX
5/23
2020
I’ve been following developments in Bangladesh and India after #CycloneAmphan made landfall Wednesday. Deeply sadde… https://t.co/zQRSSZajlQI'm deeply saddened by the terrible news of the plane crash in Karachi, Pakistan, on the eve of #EidAlFitr. My tho… https://t.co/J4osfmELMlAs we encroach on nature and deplete vital habitats, increasing numbers of species are at risk - including humans.… https://t.co/IoCciYd9Zv#COVID19 has shown how human health is intimately connected to the natural world. To protect our health and well-b… https://t.co/G42kOmjyBo
5/22
2020
We must fight: Lies & conspiracies with science. Hate speech with solidarity. Despair with hope & solutions. Th… https://t.co/AarbXqsRjDAs #COVID19 spreads, a tsunami of misinformation, hate, scapegoating and scare-mongering has been unleashed. That… https://t.co/2pgu4ZhASA
5/21
2020
As we recover from the sickness of #COVID19, we need to make a leap into the future - with clean energy, inclusivit… https://t.co/nV7XEClNePL’Afrique a rapidement réagi face à la pandémie de #COVID19 alors qu'elle se propage sur le continent, mais les per… https://t.co/y74ryq9A6qAfrica has responded swiftly to #COVID19 as it spreads across the continent. But these are still early days & disr… https://t.co/W64sKSQtebLa #COVID19 menace les progrès accomplis en Afrique au cours des dernières années pour améliorer le bien-être des p… https://t.co/LtPpD3WEoY#COVID19 threatens the important progress Africa has made in recent years to advance the well-being of the continen… https://t.co/0cvp1yxpdMThere is no choice between addressing the health impact and the economic and social fallout from #COVID19. This is… https://t.co/NGTHInOKhT
5/20
2020
An effective @UN must be a representative UN. As of last week, 50% of our country team leaders are from the Global… https://t.co/Fd2KYYq3x9#COVID19 has exposed the fragilities of our world – with the vulnerable suffering the most. Eradicating poverty an… https://t.co/iBlqEheuAJ
5/19
2020
Either we get through #COVID19 together, or we fail. Either we stand together, or we fall apart. My remarks to th… https://t.co/5z47sKLuvq#COVID19 has demonstrated our global fragility, not only in our health systems, but in all areas of our world and o… https://t.co/iX15tUurjQMuseums may be temporarily closed, but they remain a source of knowledge and discovery for many - now through virtu… https://t.co/X8vctw7cfP
5/18
2020
Women peacekeepers increase the effectiveness of our work in conflict settings. Strengthening the role of women in… https://t.co/KeWvo5t7NkAfter decades of neglect in mental health services, the #COVID19 pandemic is now hitting families and communities w… https://t.co/FZSlVbYnpgLeaving no one behind means leaving no one offline. International cooperation on digital technology is essential t… https://t.co/jZTkXCmPF4#COVID19 is exacerbating difficulties for LGBTI people, including discrimination and stigma. As we mark this… https://t.co/ir9Rvo3LAm
5/17
2020
To defeat #COVID19 and build a more sustainable and equitable world, we need communities to come together. Religio… https://t.co/hkZrx1OmsNLockdowns and quarantines must not discriminate against those affected by mental health conditions. #COVID19 polic… https://t.co/2EwaN1i8Y7#COVID19 has caused immense suffering. It has also brought to the fore the idea at the heart of the International… https://t.co/GOhAwygGri
5/16
2020
Solidarity. Unity. Hope. This is what the world needs to fight #COVID19. Building back better means tackling all… https://t.co/vR7ZZNuyS9370 million children are missing out on nutritious meals due to #COVID19-related school closures. @WFP and @UNICEFhttps://t.co/q2G6VTG6KKFriday is International #DayofFamilies. Whether we have spent less or more time with our families due to #COVID19,… https://t.co/CyS2m20utT
5/15
2020
There is no health without mental health. Yesterday I spoke with Umair, an intensive care nurse in Pakistan, and C… https://t.co/KPInvEHniIMental health problems are some of the greatest causes of misery in our world - often exacerbated by stigma & discr… https://t.co/XP0lpLzRLt#COVID19 is not only attacking our physical health; it is also increasing psychological suffering. Mental health s… https://t.co/lcz9Hfx13p
5/14
2020
Millions of people are likely to fall into extreme poverty this year as a consequence of #COVID19 - most of them in… https://t.co/rJZyI9pnrpHate speech, stigma, and xenophobia continue to rise as a result of #COVID19. The @UN and our partners are working… https://t.co/H9pTUcM6UM
5/13
2020
#COVID19 has no regard for religious or spiritual distinctions. We are all vulnerable, and that shared vulnerabili… https://t.co/VfEsJZvMzaWe cannot lose ground on the important gains we have made against HIV and AIDS. Vital health investments and servi… https://t.co/Ufd5JALD6mOn the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, let’s celebrate her compassion, leadership & championing… https://t.co/7jPfav4zoI
5/12
2020
I've been very moved to learn of the work our @UNVolunteers are carrying out worldwide in response to the #COVID19https://t.co/nn2jgLf4XJWe must do far more to tap the talents of young people as we chart a #COVID19 recovery that leads to a better futur… https://t.co/Noz6U6DhOY
5/11
2020
As we combat #COVID19, we have a duty to protect people, end stigma and prevent violence. We must act now to stren… https://t.co/IaIIbRsVwnWhile physical distancing is crucial in our fight against #COVID19, let’s not forget we are one community and need… https://t.co/Vbr5mOjxtzMany people will celebrate #MothersDay on Sunday. While we may have to be physically apart from our mothers, we wi… https://t.co/Ptp69zoHuR
5/10
2020
#COVID19 is exacerbating the inequalities people with disabilities face under normal circumstances - and producing… https://t.co/YIa94WUNQKThe @UN and our partners are achieving results in support of the most vulnerable to #COVID19. We have made a good… https://t.co/Enr87rESuSThe eradication of smallpox – through international cooperation - remains one of the biggest accomplishments in glo… https://t.co/ZAQ4f8NlPM
5/9
2020
75 years since the end of WWII, we are still suffering the impact of conflict, and seeing new efforts to divide peo… https://t.co/3BYgI6vEKEI ask everyone, everywhere, to stand up against hate, treat each other with dignity and take every opportunity to s… https://t.co/rCOgokKfDE#COVID19 does not care who we are, where we live, or what we believe. Yet the pandemic continues to unleash a tsun… https://t.co/VLZ6F74Kps19M children were living in displacement in their countries due to conflict & violence last year – the highest numb… https://t.co/rwhvxH8wdc
5/8
2020
In the face of #COVID19, we need increased solidarity, especially with the most vulnerable. I'm grateful for the w… https://t.co/2vOcDv3NZlAt the onset of the #COVID19 pandemic, I asked governments to step up for the world’s most vulnerable people. The… https://t.co/xsKeFCIf5ROn #Vesak Day, let us celebrate Lord Buddha’s wisdom by taking action for others - with compassion and solidarity,… https://t.co/e48WTUf8As
5/7
2020
#COVID19 is revealing clearly the extent of the exclusion that the most marginalized members of society experience.… https://t.co/JEhBsS0bhb#COVID19 is intensifying the inequalities people with disabilities face under normal circumstances. We must guaran… https://t.co/QUfqf9M6e1
5/6
2020
We are seeing an outbreak of #COVID19 misinformation- from harmful health advice & hate speech to conspiracy theori… https://t.co/hFNExWx2Js
5/5
2020
When journalists are attacked, societies as a whole pay a price. No democracy can function without press freedom -… https://t.co/lP5KZr9OqyThe public health tools needed to help us control #COVID19 must be treated as global public goods - available & aff… https://t.co/l00WYLOMyhThese are dark days, but they are not without hope. We have a rare and short window of opportunity to rebuild our… https://t.co/DIyvWOshhPWe are ramping up the @UN’s logistics and supply systems as part of our #COVID19 response. This week a @WFP plane… https://t.co/s1i6Ma9MrS
5/4
2020
In difficult times, we must stand together for peace, humanity & solidarity. I join His Holiness Pope Francis (… https://t.co/mXdtwN53FTWe cannot afford to waver on #ClimateAction - or scale down ambition. Governments must honour their commitments to… https://t.co/IxKRRXEJrdJournalists & media workers help us make informed decisions that could make the difference between life & death. O… https://t.co/TONh4zrrBR
5/3
2020
Every person, young or old, should be valued. Older people have the same rights to life and health as everyone els… https://t.co/F6S9U6emxiRecovery from #COVID19 can steer the world toward a safer, healthier, more sustainable and inclusive path. We must… https://t.co/nSiVX9gmJQ#COVID19 is exposing and exploiting inequalities of all kinds, including gender inequality. With women’s interests… https://t.co/7AfhveYwTeAs an older person with responsibility for an even older mother, I am deeply concerned about #COVID19 on a personal… https://t.co/GMC7mFwz42
5/2
2020
We must act now to tackle #COVID19 globally — and, at the same time, pursue immediate, ambitious #ClimateAction for… https://t.co/ntPJ9Sej0O#COVID19 is causing fear and suffering for older people – putting them at greater risk of poverty, discrimination a… https://t.co/pM8LIHTE1AIn many countries #MayDay is a day to celebrate workers. Perhaps as never before, this year we recognize essential… https://t.co/nKvWLYYkTU
5/1
2020
I had a wonderful call with @CaptainTomMoore, who has raised over £31m for the UK National Health Service - and tod… https://t.co/Tdi58XJmdiAs the #COVID19 pandemic rages, the @UN has mobilized fully to save lives, stave off famine, ease the pain and plan… https://t.co/K1jXfRs33E
4/30
2020
#VaccinesWork to help keep people safe & out of hospitals and protect our health workers. This… https://t.co/H4JyMicnjaA recovery from the #COVID19 crisis must not take us back to where we before the pandemic. It is an opportunity to… https://t.co/7nvTVt0ZXH
4/29
2020
I support the statement of solidarity & appreciation to New York - our host city and home to our collective voice f… https://t.co/xd5df9vNhcAddressing the climate crisis and #COVID19 simultaneously requires a response stronger than any seen before to safe… https://t.co/sJauW9eQDAThe courage & commitment of all frontline workers during the #COVID19 crisis is truly inspirational. We must give… https://t.co/e7TNbFti5tDelaying #ClimateAction will cost lives and livelihoods, cripple businesses and damage economies. The highest cost… https://t.co/PtxmAx9hlT#COVID19 has exposed the fragility of our societies to global shocks, such as disease or the climate crisis. As we… https://t.co/uiDDqsUxTk
4/28
2020
The #COVID19 crisis calls for solidarity to stop the virus and its shattering consequences together. Join me in su… https://t.co/XxG2ayZPpSWe cannot afford a lost generation of youth, their lives set back by #COVID19, and their voices stifled by a lack o… https://t.co/47AyzQzWUJ
4/27
2020
I thank all countries that joined my call for urgent #ClimateAction this week. The climate crisis remains urgent.… https://t.co/sBqMkf1lhs#VaccinesWork to keep us and our loved ones safe and healthy. As efforts continue to find a safe and effective… https://t.co/DMpEjW9Hr0Human health is the quintessential global public good. Let this be one vital lesson of the #COVID19 pandemic: the… https://t.co/STgJhKpD18
4/26
2020
Human rights are critical to how we respond to and recover from the #COVID19 crisis. More than ever, governments m… https://t.co/tkNTVGT9bbAs we work on tackling #COVID19, we can't afford to lose ground on the gains we have made against other diseases li… https://t.co/fkIDvW2GJG#COVID19 does not discriminate, but its impact does - exposing deep weaknesses in the delivery of public services a… https://t.co/FM1QmSKmR3
4/25
2020
We mark International Delegates Day at a time when global cooperation is more important than ever. #COVID19 demand… https://t.co/RGQYj9Ug8wA #COVID19 vaccine must be considered a global public good. Not a vaccine for one country or one region — but a va… https://t.co/bpANjFJhYlA world free of #COVID19 requires the biggest public health effort in global history: Data must be shared, resource… https://t.co/0K3brmR5lCMultilateralism is about confronting shared threats like #COVID19 and seizing opportunities together. We now have… https://t.co/cLBmXCYi5k
4/24
2020
As millions of Muslims around the world begin observing the holy month of #Ramadan, I extend my best wishes to all… https://t.co/Wk6AkoxxCp#COVID19 is not only a health crisis but a human crisis; a jobs crisis; a humanitarian crisis & a development crisi… https://t.co/phRggLIhMS
4/23
2020

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