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

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Education is a human right and key to development & peace - yet globally 258 million children & youth are not in sc… https://t.co/dWYkZlzi6u
1/24
2020
NEWS: @WHO emergency committee decides threat posed by #coronavirus not yet a global public health emergency; sets… https://t.co/pGRDo0motGCall them the generation of.... Odds-overcoming. Awe-inspiring. Myth-busting. We're-not-the-future-we're-right-now… https://t.co/5562gPGkZD
Retweeted by United Nations📣 Major announcement in the #SDGLive space today - @UNICEF and @WFP have joined forces to tackle poverty, hunger &… https://t.co/fHmKYsNDFQ
Retweeted by United Nations"Our planet will not be destroyed by climate change. Our ability to live on the planet will be destroyed. We kno… https://t.co/nCWBEUcehZ.@CIJ_ICJ unanimously rules that Myanmar must take steps to protect its minority Rohingya population from genocide. https://t.co/7HjJorXEy6#DRC: Today I heard heart-rending stories from displaced Hema people in Ituri, and told them: This is a meeting I w… https://t.co/MQei1qr3FE
Retweeted by United NationsWomen are still paid less than men for work of equal value. As world leaders continue to meet in Davos for #wef20,… https://t.co/rtCtAYOxxU
Retweeted by United NationsFrom the climate emergency to increasing inequality, worldwide trends are having a profound impact on the needs of… https://t.co/RXcbEkU3ilThe world needs environmental champions more than ever. The UN's highest environmental award recognizes the contr… https://t.co/xTmGJwqht1Young people who were once at risk of being recruited by extremist groups are now at the forefront of… https://t.co/snHMM3OIfsThe Decade of Action for the #GlobalGoals is underway! See how the UN system is supporting the world's "to-do" lis… https://t.co/lKvHf7oQSLUpdate: @WHO to reconvene emergency committee on Thursday to further discuss spread of #coronavirus & possibility o… https://t.co/vzagIRlQ60“On the UN’s 75th anniversary, we are listening as people around the world share their ideas for building the world… https://t.co/lk9HCfExJZ
1/23
2020
Education is essential for helping people develop their talents & realize their potential. It's also a powerful cat… https://t.co/vsNCcHEIMlWith only 10 years to go, much work remains to deliver on our promise of the #GlobalGoals. That’s why we are makin… https://t.co/6NpnyOLjj4
Retweeted by United Nations @UNDP is teaming up with partners at #GFMD12 to find solutions to harness the potential of migration in countries o… https://t.co/9xMjDxhbEISexual exploitation & abuse by UN personnel undermines trust by millions of people we have pledged to protect &serv… https://t.co/SyRKGEuo7m
Retweeted by United NationsGeopolitical tensions. The climate crisis. Global mistrust. The dark side of technology. @antonioguterres identifi… https://t.co/lHdKKzdSMtHow does UNEP contribute to the Decade of Action? We: 🟢 identify the most important emerging issues for the global… https://t.co/ieJox8aW3z
Retweeted by United NationsHappening now: @antonioguterres looks ahead to 2020 in #UNGA speech. https://t.co/WhwXXmCYWfEvery day, @WFP delivers food, medicine & other relief items to vulnerable people living in some of the world’s mos… https://t.co/dTnZ7JD9XlThe UN flag, featuring a map of the world embraced by a wreath of olive branches, represents the hopes & dreams of… https://t.co/jldbF8IFTtA "use-it-&-toss-it" culture is leading to an abundance of trash, most of which will never be recycled. @UNDP has… https://t.co/MiLhWVoQocOn Wednesday, @WHO will convene Emergency Committee to determine if recent coronavirus outbreak constitutes a publi… https://t.co/ZNaRsb91pENEWS: In historic case, UN Human Rights Committee finds that countries may not deport those whose lives may be a ri… https://t.co/H4tMorEXQo
1/22
2020
As we witness an upsurge in antisemitic attacks and hate speech, it is essential that we keep the memories of Holoc… https://t.co/G700iW8W5Z
Retweeted by United NationsThe opportunities children have during their lifetimes often come down to who their parents are, where they grow up… https://t.co/WEwEfv1dpOWe asked @UN_Women Executive Director @phumzileunwomen what we need to address to realise #GenerationEquality ♀️… https://t.co/neKijZQHb3
Retweeted by United Nations14.6 million people living with HIV still do not have access to treatment. At #WEF20, @UNAIDS challenges leaders… https://t.co/N0lBYRNMcT🇱🇧 #Lebanon: We are concerned by the increasing number of violent clashes between protesters & security forces in r… https://t.co/tQ3l8nHsHx
Retweeted by United NationsAlmost half a billion people are working fewer hours than they would like or lack adequate access to work, new @ILOhttps://t.co/gU8zsFjN3tOut of every 3️⃣ people in the world today 2️⃣ live in a country with raising income inequalities. The world is be… https://t.co/EI2J66DuJk
Retweeted by United Nations“Early marriage has a negative effect on girls & their health. The girl loses her opportunity to fulfill her dreams… https://t.co/f5BrBnyLb0📣14-18 year olds! There's a new competition for you! Now's your chance to submit an idea on how to use digital tech… https://t.co/l01EiTIAcd
Retweeted by United NationsThe world is approaching a major health milestone -- 2 billion mosquito nets delivered to vulnerable families. Arou… https://t.co/PUXRtH3qypNew exhibit at UNHQ in NYC highlights what life was like inside the Lord’s Resistance Army & how former rebels are… https://t.co/cUhnJBAWwGAustralia is the “canary in the coal mine” of global heating, says @UNDP #SaveOurOcean Advocate @CodySimpson in new… https://t.co/fcBGMTbuWpThe first phase of the restoration of Al Nouri Mosque and its historic minaret in Mosul, Iraq is complete. @UNESCOhttps://t.co/JVhJM9MisOBREAKING: We've just released our annual flagship report, which explains why it's becoming increasingly difficult f… https://t.co/4u9QaATjO4
Retweeted by United NationsCongratulations to the newest group of UN Security Officers! This all-female class graduated at UNHQ on Monday. M… https://t.co/hgcxRKj8u0On Friday, we will celebrate #EducationDay and we want to hear from YOU! - Submit your questions on quality educati… https://t.co/eaEWKXTzxG
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1/21
2020
NEWS: @WHO study shows that smokers who quit 4 weeks or more before surgery have a lower risk of complication and b… https://t.co/iBXdfatMZu1 in 3 adolescent girls from the poorest households has never been to school. We must change this #ForEveryChild. #WEF20
Retweeted by United Nations🥣 Food security 🍵 Nutrition 🌦️ Weather 💥 Conflict 📈 Economic indicators Data is vital on our mission to reach… https://t.co/PS1GsxPSfr
Retweeted by United Nations📸: The "Knotted Gun" sculpture is an inspirational symbol of non-violence. It is just one of the many pieces of a… https://t.co/OpI7Vz8EhxFrom grassroots heroes and corporate leaders to political pioneers, we celebrate those who take bold action for our… https://t.co/FDxeDnavt9
Retweeted by United NationsThe world's poorest children, particularly young girls, continue to face serious obstacles that prevent them from a… https://t.co/DPlq5vN1nUJustice. Tolerance. Peace. Today Martin Luther King Jr. ideals are more relevant than ever. Together, we can all… https://t.co/O2BhfmifK6
Retweeted by United NationsUN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet will undertake an official visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo from 23 t… https://t.co/6BjbWOdUYu
Retweeted by United NationsHalima's life was forever changed when terrorists forced her to join Boko Haram. See how @UNCERF helps people like… https://t.co/vzTq8wOeyqWe can all stand up against racial prejudice & intolerant attitudes. Be a human rights champion & #FightRacism on… https://t.co/Js0WqtEa1SStarts on Monday at @UNGeneva: Committee on the Rights of the Child, 83rd Session. Details: https://t.co/bXumOmqHOX https://t.co/YI6r9jEvbhHappening this week: #SDGLive Zone at #WEF20, launch of World Social Report 2020 & much more. Full list here:… https://t.co/KGre3MLYyJFrom historic floods to devastating droughts, African countries are bearing the brunt of the climate emergency. Fi… https://t.co/27UBkSkhOiIn Libya, 'migrants and refugees, trapped in detention centres near the fighting, continue to suffer in horrendous… https://t.co/sM5v4uD0Sv
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1/20
2020
.@Refugees calls for increased funding and global support for Sudan’s displaced, their hosts & those who want to re… https://t.co/UsO1UUe9OC.@ILO is celebrating 100 years of promoting social justice around the world. A new "Dignity at Work" project docu… https://t.co/1lo4yo1oy0"We are here today to create an enabling international environment for Libyans themselves to come together to find… https://t.co/G3tTjEEkSGEvery #CimateAction counts! Instead of driving, you could walk, use public transport or bike. See how your everyda… https://t.co/mglTb7a8lZEconomic growth in the coming year facing serious challenges due to: ↔️ Prolonged trade disputes 💸 High levels of… https://t.co/j2km1nAthMFor the last two decades, the @globalcompact has called on business to uphold universal principles in the areas of… https://t.co/hZHN2G3w9IHappy birthday to our former Secretary-General Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, who turns 100 on Sunday! Get details on h… https://t.co/xEb4jGIaumThe UN is seeking nominations for the 2020 #MandelaPrize. For only the second time, the award will honour two indi… https://t.co/d4oQ9WqQfC
1/19
2020
The 5 warmest years for the world’s oceans were 5⃣ 2016 4⃣ 2015 3⃣ 2017 2⃣ 2018 1⃣ 2019 To address the climate em… https://t.co/EgBnPxdZkCCan the UN Charter be amended? If so, how many times has it happened and when? @UNLibrary has the answer to these… https://t.co/lN1TMGlZplHuman rights are for everyone! From protecting free speech to tackling violence, @free_equal outlines steps countr… https://t.co/eueZxVCnJiRising temperatures & extreme weather due to the climate crisis are putting World Heritage Sites at risk. @UNESCOhttps://t.co/IGMBKHwtYODespite important gains, working women still face discriminatory laws & regulations. See what reforms countries ar… https://t.co/HmxslSp7mNLibya: Tens of thousands of children at risk amidst violence and chaos of unrelenting conflict, says @UNICEF, calli… https://t.co/z4ye0pLaMeOn Friday, we honoured the 102 UN colleagues who lost their lives in the devastating #HaitiEarthquake, 10 years ago… https://t.co/2YiEIvLV1LThe devastating environmental losses in the #AustralianBushfires highlight the important need to protect our world'… https://t.co/SXc9EVqDPEAt first, 4-year-old Nora was anxious about her polio and measles shots. But she was the bravest! She was the on… https://t.co/53XQH6OWgK
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1/18
2020
We all have a role to play in achieving gender equality. Here are 7 tips for parents via @UN_Womenhttps://t.co/CyzDNBa6rVQ: What is a #coronavirus? A: Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are known to cause illness ranging… https://t.co/sMsRFI1yNF
Retweeted by United NationsA loss of this scale leaves permanent reminders & scars, on Haiti & on the UN. It binds us together & we will never… https://t.co/iBbqpjKcXcThe @UN is bringing the #GlobalGoals to #Davos2020! 🏔️ Don't miss the exciting talks in the SDG Media Zone ➡️ Join… https://t.co/yxxXQZmglt
Retweeted by United NationsThe devastating earthquake that struck Haiti ten years ago also permanently scarred our @UN family, killing 102 of… https://t.co/DS3XeNhbVu
Retweeted by United NationsThe climate crisis has led to extreme weather events, the loss of biodiversity & rising sea levels around the world… https://t.co/Yn5uUulWCv#Syria: UN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet calls for immediate cessation of hostilities and for protection of all civ… https://t.co/GwYGnzW6ob
Retweeted by United NationsIn South Sudan, 1 in 10 children die before their 5th birthday. @UNOCHA says nearly 7.5 million people in the count… https://t.co/anpfS5rHMPSchools should be a safe haven for children. Yet, for millions of students around the world, violence is an everyda… https://t.co/RysR0Q2CPvUnverified & inaccurate information shared on social media can put public health at risk & erode trust in public in… https://t.co/mZj3bvvl1ISudan: Thousands of pregnant women displaced and in dire need of adequate reproductive health services due to viole… https://t.co/ohy39yzXslAt #COP25 & the #ClimateAction Summit, businesses, cities & citizens demonstrated their commitment to addressing th… https://t.co/dZzCCVe1vF
1/17
2020
Despite recent tensions in the Gulf, situation in Yemen remains stable, as leaders demonstrate restraint and avoid… https://t.co/ZmGNOv51ifWFP has begun distributions of food vouchers to 500 of the most vulnerable families living on hurricane-stricken Ab… https://t.co/pT2xyHaj1W
Retweeted by United NationsGlobal economic growth hit a 10-year low in 2019, with only 2.3% growth last year. High levels of debt, geopolitica… https://t.co/phDRbAW1oCInterested in learning more about the #GlobalGoals? Check out our student resources where you will find fun and eng… https://t.co/oXNeMVRKIJ
Retweeted by United Nations⚠️ Global economic growth hits 10-year low in 2019 📉 Just 2.3% growth in 2019 📈 A modest uptick expected in 2020 &… https://t.co/SCd6LRQps4
Retweeted by United NationsNo country or community can solve the complex problems of our world alone. As the UN turns 75, now's your chance t… https://t.co/vZ3m8SPh6yUN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet launches a 2020 funding appeal based on fundamental new challenges. Total extra-bu… https://t.co/ntyRREkQEu
Retweeted by United NationsThe #AustralianBushfire, accelerated by high temperatures & drought, has burned an area the size of England. @UNEPhttps://t.co/odh5XxSlvTMali: Full implementation of peace agreement only viable path for country's stabilization. Deteriorating security s… https://t.co/ccAg0BWR7ECivilians, including rebel groups & militias, hold more than 40 million small arms in Africa, hindering efforts to… https://t.co/UZB6rluwQ3Philippines: UN supporting local response to #TaalVolcano. Response teams in place amid fears of hazardous eruptio… https://t.co/3dxBV40eUVThe Group of 77 and China is the largest group of countries in the UN. I thank the G77 for supporting and advancin… https://t.co/OeT1ZNahL1
Retweeted by United Nations.@WMO confirms 2019 was the second warmest year on record. Retreating ice, record sea levels, increasing ocean hea… https://t.co/JgPyBsKitkCongratulations to #Croatia for assuming the Presidency of the Council of the European Union @EUCouncil. I look for… https://t.co/c2qp1b5487
Retweeted by United NationsThis year, no women were nominated in the best director #Oscars category. And only 5 women have ever been nominated… https://t.co/WQyyCvi3ua
1/16
2020

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