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Official account of the United Nations. #ClimateAction #GlobalGoals #StandUp4HumanRights

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🔴 It's never her fault. 🔴 There's no excuse for gender-based violence. @UN_Women explains how you can help preven… https://t.co/Vwvim9zJlx#ActNow to become part of the zero-waste fashion movement: 🔸 Buy eco-friendly clothes 👕 🔸 Shop second-hand 👚 🔸 Ke… https://t.co/1llemwP2OjDespite the threat of #COVID19, the women & men #ServingForPeace with @UNPeacekeeping missions around the world con… https://t.co/3qnCkZWO14Measles cases around the world a 23-year high in 2019, according to new research from @WHO. Protect your communit… https://t.co/A15rMahdHoAlcohol kills millions of people every year and poses serious health risks, including: - Liver damage - Cancer -… https://t.co/o97LQmQdjt
11/27
2020
🍎 Only buy what you need 🍽 Plan meals ahead of time ❄️ Freeze leftovers @WFP has more tips & tricks on how YOU can… https://t.co/OGVS5P6O4W"We need a ceasefire." -- In the latest episode of our Awake At Night podcast, @OSE_Yemen Martin Griffiths discuss… https://t.co/HUhQjs0gue12.6 million people living with HIV still do not have access to treatment that could help them live long, healthy l… https://t.co/1GdDhfvZ28
Retweeted by United NationsAs people in the USA celebrate Thanksgiving, we can all show our gratitude to the essential workers & frontline her… https://t.co/ek4sMata03🌏 Our very existence depends on water. 💧 Yet, freshwater is becoming increasingly scarce. 🌱 How can we overcome w… https://t.co/IpXtcdak0E
Retweeted by United NationsEach year, more than 8 million tonnes of plastic end up in the ocean. Be a #ClimateAction Superhero and help prote… https://t.co/yZeU8GixHSIn the lead up to #WorldAIDSDay on 1 December, UNAIDS has released a new report that calls on countries to step up… https://t.co/qUbKmD8WVt
Retweeted by United NationsAs people in the USA celebrate Thanksgiving, take a moment to support a child from a family that may be struggling… https://t.co/5Tn2vKiqjHAs the world tackles #COVID19, @UNEP explains four guiding principles to reduce the risks of future pandemics origi… https://t.co/Zu7yetp8v8Nurses & midwives make up the largest group of healthcare workers in the world - and they are on the frontlines of… https://t.co/VUnRMCbY5KSecurity Council briefing on Syria highlights: 9.3 million people food insecure. 6.7 million people internally di… https://t.co/uOtrQf0DouFrom Maine to the world, UNHCR's Deputy High Commissioner @KellyTClements has a message to share with 🇺🇸 👇 Thank y… https://t.co/WBWfkNoHyl
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11/26
2020
Violence against women & girls is a human rights violation that’s been perpetuated for decades. It’s pervasive, bu… https://t.co/jx3ZqhsljRWe cannot pursue narrow self-interest and expect to build a better future for the next generation. Multilateral coo… https://t.co/gWdpoLJq5e
Retweeted by United NationsA great & growing global coalition for net zero emissions by 2050 is taking shape. I firmly believe that 2021 can… https://t.co/Q7uvbXJFID
Retweeted by United NationsEvery 100 seconds, a child or an adolescent was infected with HIV, last year. As #COVID19 exacerbates inequities… https://t.co/uAtcxgqa2WOnline violence and digital threats have real life consequences. They aim to silence women journalists’ voices & ar… https://t.co/g60NVOI5tA
Retweeted by United NationsProlonged closure and military operations have left #Gaza’s regional economy on the verge of collapse. The occupa… https://t.co/rfzfstB9Yr
Retweeted by United NationsConflict-related sexual violence is not only a human rights violation, but also a threat to international peace & s… https://t.co/b30hLBvYuS⚠️In Tigray, Ethiopia, road blockages are hindering humanitarian access, putting millions of people at risk. Food… https://t.co/lHcqku9WQ3
Retweeted by United Nations25 November is the International Day to End Violence against Women and the 🌎 is turning orange 🧡 to show that… https://t.co/4mLJaQyvOT
Retweeted by United Nations"You know that every single day is a day of somebody losing their lives, or their livelihoods. And so you say: no m… https://t.co/IvydmjO4Sd"Violence against women and girls is a global human rights challenge. The #COVID19 pandemic has further exposed thi… https://t.co/2ArFn158PfCarbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere hit a new record in 2019 and are expected to keep rising, despite #COVID19https://t.co/CWuGYSqSwl
Retweeted by United NationsMisinformation during a crisis like #COVID19 can result in people being left uninformed, unprotected & vulnerable.… https://t.co/PEn481DQDLWomen & girls have increasingly become the target of online violence & abuse amid #COVID19. On Wednesday's Int'l D… https://t.co/rMWmrPSuNVIraq: Continued international support essential as country addresses political, security & economic crises, as well… https://t.co/6gI1dMzMxn
11/25
2020
1 in 3 women experience violence in their lifetime -- and amid #COVID19, domestic abuse has surged worldwide. On W… https://t.co/PYdQQmOmv6The recent flooding in Chad's Lac Province risks exacerbating an already complex situation. More resources are nee… https://t.co/evgqpT67eu
Retweeted by United NationsThe number of Ethiopian refugees streaming from Tigray into eastern Sudan has now surpassed 40,000 people.  We are… https://t.co/1aVbZaNtUI
Retweeted by United Nations"Economic progress rests on halting the further spread of the pandemic. Vaccines, tests & treatments must be global… https://t.co/jSY3DhjXWDIn some of the most violent parts of the world, levels of femicide - the killing of women – are comparable to a war… https://t.co/5nZDTG6aTK
Retweeted by United Nations25 Nov is the Int'l Day to End Violence against Women, which kicks off the #16days of Activism against Gender-Based… https://t.co/oSpFsGcdkz
Retweeted by United NationsWe can all do our part to beat #COVID19. @WHO has 5 tips to help keep you & your loved ones safe: 🙌 clean hands… https://t.co/tASVjA2kNZ🇪🇹 #Ethiopia: UN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet urges the parties to the conflict in #Tigray to give clear and unamb… https://t.co/L0NNhJOADi
Retweeted by United NationsAs international donors meet at the #AfghanistanConference, humanitarian needs are spiraling due to conflict, COVID… https://t.co/9JvUtCqai7
Retweeted by United NationsTaking #ClimateAction doesn't have to be difficult. Use the new #ActNow @Instagram face filter to spread the word… https://t.co/F2ss5h0M8FIn recent weeks, thousands of refugees & migrants have arrived in Spain's Canary Islands from West African coasts,… https://t.co/p0uZahCCTLDugongs are vital ✅to maintaining healthy ecosystems 🌊 where they reside, helping to mitigate the effects of the… https://t.co/sOolV2BkHH
Retweeted by United Nations#COVID19 is threatening the rights of millions of vulnerable workers, pushing them towards even greater insecurity.… https://t.co/PQUAJjY2nOA sustained ceasefire is the only way to achieve peace and prosperity in Afghanistan, top UN officials stress at in… https://t.co/iAcurVwYVoFor women already facing inequalities, climate crisis & #COVID19 threaten to widen the gap. @UNDP is helping rural… https://t.co/9BNVspuhiF
11/24
2020
The distribution of #COVID19 vaccines will be an unprecedented undertaking. The UN is working with logistics organ… https://t.co/7JIoipdVBlDue to #COVID19 UNESCO's halls might be empty, but we continue working around the clock to 📚 ensure that… https://t.co/5qJBDFR9jq
Retweeted by United Nations3️⃣5️⃣ billion tonnes of material resources were extracted from the earth for trade in 2017. A 🆕 report is calling… https://t.co/CS0jZGAYZT
Retweeted by United Nations3 tips to prevent antimicrobial resistance: 👩‍⚕️ Seek medical advice when you are ill 💊 Only take antibiotics & oth… https://t.co/s9lMq46ivtChildren in Yemen need peace. An end to this brutal conflict is the only way they can fulfil their potential, resum… https://t.co/HIAnGB3dcE
Retweeted by United Nations🇦🇫 #Afghanistan: UN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet outlines 6 points to enable parties to the peace negotiations to… https://t.co/xKOfbj9q3U
Retweeted by United NationsThe climate crisis has not stopped amid #COVID19. The industrial slowdown due to the pandemic has not curbed the r… https://t.co/6rQY5OoD8sThe industrial slowdown due to #COVID19 has not curbed record levels of greenhouse gases which are driving… https://t.co/iVh3ouR8pH
Retweeted by United NationsThe conflict in the #Tigray region of #Ethiopia has forced more than 30,000 people to flee across the border into S… https://t.co/UMKbLwhCul
Retweeted by United NationsMillions of refugees have crossed borders to find safety. Find out which countries have welcomed the most people a… https://t.co/tYVmsG0ITbWith peace efforts gradually paving the way for the safe return of Afghan refugees we must continue to support them… https://t.co/Aur9rioofX
Retweeted by United Nations"I firmly believe that if we can get them to sit down opposite each other, they will agree that finally, we can sta… https://t.co/qvUugnu6tX25 November is the International Day to End Violence against Women, kicking off #16Days of Activism. Time to suppo… https://t.co/dQxqZBYn7B
Retweeted by United NationsSince the creation of the UN, 80+ former colonies comprising 750 million people have gained independence. Learn… https://t.co/Eqdz5o4uhxThe @UNFCCC #ClimateDialogues are set to increase momentum for greater #ClimateAction and ambition in the run-up to… https://t.co/rta65A45lz#VaccinesWork Vaccines are safe & help prevent millions of deaths every year. Yet, a growing number of networks se… https://t.co/kxm0rDSFcy
11/23
2020
Antibiotics are becoming less effective against common infections due to overuse & misuse. Everyone has a role to… https://t.co/sLjlzg9NvPSolidarity is survival amid #COVID19. Find some inspiring examples of hope and kindness in our latest… https://t.co/HqTpXhe81CDo #COVID19 antibodies last? And what does that mean for a COVID vaccine? Harvard professor Galit Alter explains ho… https://t.co/jcVqxPxhelThe UN Public Service Awards recognize initiatives that can help achieve the #GlobalGoals, including the promotion… https://t.co/ZQreUx5OpgTransforming food systems can help: 🍽️ Reach #ZeroHunger 🌳 Achieve the #GlobalGoals 🥗 Promote healthy diets 🐯 Reve… https://t.co/WlCcdmpwp8More than 13M people need urgent humanitarian aid in Burkina Faso, Mali & Niger amid violence, #COVID19 & extreme w… https://t.co/pr8dtMYrDJViolence in Ethiopia's Tigray region is causing a full-scale humanitarian crisis, with thousands fleeing into Sudan… https://t.co/vgEHvr0v7D"We are still running behind in the race against time. Every country, city, financial institution and company shou… https://t.co/xKdDWHCQ9y
11/22
2020
Lack of safe sanitation puts billions of people at risk of contracting infectious diseases around the world. Here'… https://t.co/5ovhqtIUcJNew data shows the spread of measles surged worldwide in 2019, reaching the highest number of reported cases in 23… https://t.co/lWYKa2UBM8Every second, the equivalent of one garbage truck full of textiles is landfilled or burned, polluting our environme… https://t.co/gKSNwK0J5qThis week we received some good health news: The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been decla… https://t.co/3ItGNhbfcYThe recent breakthroughs on #COVID19 vaccines offer a ray of hope. But that ray of hope needs to reach everyone.… https://t.co/2cul2vGTJT
Retweeted by United NationsSaturday is #WorldTVDay! 📺 UN Video reports from all over the world, putting a human face on the key issues of our… https://t.co/9A0gZ6AX6Z🐟🐡🐠 Sustainable fisheries help protect our marine environment, enhance food security and contribute to achieving th… https://t.co/HT17Y9SI44📺 Television helps raise awareness about the important issues facing our communities & our planet. Saturday is… https://t.co/Upe5lJDUbZ“Everyone should have hope. There is going to be a #COVID19 vaccine that protects us." -- @Harvard Professor Shiv… https://t.co/39mv47JUMEMeet @OSE_Yemen Martin Griffiths, who dedicated his life to resolving conflict through mediation in situations that… https://t.co/hZFF2VaA8j
Retweeted by United NationsOur future depends on young people. Check out our @TwitterMoments to see how we celebrated Friday's… https://t.co/N2SA2Gd7uE
11/21
2020
A #COVID19 vaccine may be on its way, but the costs of the pandemic are mounting, and the economic damage will long… https://t.co/ttw7dBI0t7
Retweeted by United Nations"The reason why we've been able to compress timelines is because people are thinking ahead and doing things in para… https://t.co/peddlCWHWPWe can’t tackle the climate crisis without inclusive multilateralism. The @UN #RacetoZero Dialogues have helped ch… https://t.co/92kBFIIJkD
Retweeted by United Nations#FoodSystems have the power to: 🍽️ Reduce hunger 🥗 Promote nutrition 👫 Improve equality JOIN the work towards a… https://t.co/MKWCthV9aW
Retweeted by United NationsFishing is considered one of the most dangerous occupations on Earth, with an estimated 32,000+ fatalities a year.… https://t.co/Zats8FwRSxThe number of refugees fleeing Ethiopia's Tigray region has exceeded 33,000. Our UNHCR teams are working flat out… https://t.co/yoaTR8kkTF
Retweeted by United Nations#COVID19 vaccines must be treated as a global public good - a people’s vaccine accessible and affordable to everyon… https://t.co/uj5xTwJNhZ🇪🇬 #Egypt: The arrest of 3 human rights defenders this week underscores the extreme vulnerability of civil society… https://t.co/0tYwi8HoFr
Retweeted by United Nations"Yemen is now in imminent danger of the worst famine the world has seen for decades." -- @antonioguterres calls fo… https://t.co/OLmolmewHlEducating children about restoration will help school kids become ecosystem ambassadors. Here is the journey of on… https://t.co/kcZXWiJ4il
Retweeted by United Nations#Syria: Disturbing reports of continued detention of civilians, incl. humanitarian workers, in Idlib, in areas unde… https://t.co/sOnrjYJjwe
Retweeted by United NationsPeople from around the world have already logged more than 1 million of their #ClimateAction activities. Join the… https://t.co/Z7h3LinvqhDeadline extended! 🥳 If you know an innovative public service that supports the #GlobalGoals in your country – show… https://t.co/noz5DFzyo0
Retweeted by United NationsToday is Transgender Day of Remembrance. We remember and honour the many lives lost due to unacceptance, stigma, di… https://t.co/PgyC5uVwWM
Retweeted by United NationsEvery child has the right to a safe, healthy, peaceful childhood and to develop to their full potential. On Friday… https://t.co/DHePdceopHYoung people are turning the tide through #ClimateAction by engaging with passion, ideas & determination to ensure… https://t.co/flO7v4clzC
Retweeted by United NationsIndustry is of critical importance for sustainable economic growth in Africa. On Friday's Africa Industrialization… https://t.co/9EkUnwPIDBOur future depends on young people. As we face COVID-19, what will you do to reimagine a better world for every c… https://t.co/EKbbsPlt0s
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11/20
2020

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