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Wednesday's Africa Industrialization Day highlights the continent's sustainable economic growth & its efforts to re… https://t.co/GE3cCnVOw0We need a social contract that is inclusive & equitable; that enables everyone to live in dignity. --… https://t.co/L0gflv047xFor over 70 years, @UNESCO has worked tirelessly to safeguard culture. During #unescoGC, culture ministers from a… https://t.co/l1HiErNwFe
Retweeted by United NationsLet’s build a 🌍 where every child is safe from harm and has the opportunity to learn. 📚 More from @UNICEF on Wedne… https://t.co/FMbbTWetiz
11/20
2019
UNHCR is concerned that the new U.S. asylum policy puts asylum-seekers at risk. Our statement: https://t.co/ODj6ijS2v7
Retweeted by United Nations#IranProtests: We are concerned by reported use of force against demonstrators & alarmed that live ammunition has a… https://t.co/N8XxNCe9m0
Retweeted by United NationsWorld leaders pledge $2.6 billion to vaccinate 450 million children annually to #EndPolio. via @WHO https://t.co/ojF4tfvBYKToilets save lives. 🚽 Over the last four years, we've helped more than 70 million people gain access to basic toil… https://t.co/szHG0sYGMh
Retweeted by United NationsReconciliation processes have helped societies move from a divided past to a shared future. There is no reconcilia… https://t.co/IjaLK3t785
Retweeted by United NationsAid is not helping in the way it could. @UNCTAD calls for new aid agenda to help least developed countries escape… https://t.co/UKDGyy7Y2hMillions of sanitation workers in the developing world are forced to work in conditions that endanger their health… https://t.co/n9uDDKvLD6
Retweeted by United NationsHappy #InternationalMensDay to all the male allies around the world who support women, fight gender-based violence… https://t.co/wl3sI5lbPg
Retweeted by United NationsEveryone has the right to safe and hygienic sanitation services that provide privacy and ensure dignity. On Tuesda… https://t.co/peEtsRIWQzAccess to water & sanitation is a human right. Making sanitation facilities accessible to all - without discriminat… https://t.co/NKf2nJnnnQ
Retweeted by United NationsImagine if hours of your time and your mental and physical effort had to go to something as basic as finding a safe… https://t.co/wvuz1LDFcN
Retweeted by United NationsFisheries make a vital contribution to food, nutrition & jobs security & are key to achieving the #GlobalGoals, but… https://t.co/pQT8HWIJQNWe are gravely concerned about increasing violence in the streets of #HongKong. We urge the authorities to do all t… https://t.co/H9hbnZmbpa
Retweeted by United Nations4.2 billion people live without safely managed sanitation. How can anyone lift themselves out of poverty in that si… https://t.co/ZixpBVoyoa
Retweeted by United NationsIt's World Antibiotic Awareness Week. Preventing infections is key to stopping the spread of antibiotic resistance… https://t.co/YVcR0TAaRjBillions worldwide lack access to safely-managed sanitation, with poor & marginalized people disproportionately aff… https://t.co/Rl1JikXtgqIndigenous Peoples need access to justice and effective, accountable and inclusive institutions. This week's exper… https://t.co/jg6HUjbzzNFor billions of people around the 🌏, sanitation systems are either non-existent or ineffective. See what's being d… https://t.co/RTvy7ObCXb.@UNESCO's 40th General Conference is underway in Paris, and this year's theme - '(Re)generation' - focuses on the… https://t.co/NbrPBwvCxH"I am determined to see the end of this debilitating conflict," @GhassanSalame told the @UN Security Council while… https://t.co/XsTDjXuzpl
Retweeted by United Nations➡️ 4.2 billion live without safely-managed sanitation ➡️ 673 million practice open defecation ➡️ 3 billion lack bas… https://t.co/pxGtmODxF8
11/19
2019
There have been impressive gains for children over the past three decades, as more and more are living longer, bett… https://t.co/STqTATy9wZ
Retweeted by United NationsI am a firm believer that each of us has something to teach and something to learn from one another. I am delighted… https://t.co/njfbnQVx2a
Retweeted by United NationsEstablishment of a Middle East zone free of nuclear & other weapons of mass destruction under discussion at UNHQ in… https://t.co/CGEOwaHqkRThousands of people in Nigeria have little or no access to food and other services after heavy flooding. Humanita… https://t.co/xeuISlvoSd
Retweeted by United NationsOne year ago, @ImpactUN launched a new partnership with academia to promote the #GloalGoals and: 🔬 Foster innovat… https://t.co/FBevIuw0rd1⃣ Take a photo/video of the products in your bathroom that contain plastic OR the sustainable alternatives ♻ that… https://t.co/0q1xCRxbTP
Retweeted by United NationsA growing number of infections such as pneumonia & tuberculosis are becoming harder to treat as the antibiotics use… https://t.co/7i2yJgJfLo
Retweeted by United NationsChildren are living longer, better & healthier lives than ever before, but more needs to be done for the poorest, m… https://t.co/Dsbr2FQQF0Women continue to lag behind men in access to digital technologies. This should be a cause of concern to all of us.… https://t.co/rn0hGE6iJW
Retweeted by United NationsTake a look back at last week's highlights from the 40th #unescoGC with our ⚡️ @TwitterMoments including the gath… https://t.co/2wZAN6AWu3
Retweeted by United NationsUN launches mosquito sterilization testing to combat malaria & dengue worldwide. The goal is to reduce number of m… https://t.co/MXkiDkfd97Continues this week at UNHQ: Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, 51st session (through 29 November).… https://t.co/YbCwRXrxbWContinues this week @UNGeneva: Committee against Torture, 68th session (through 6 December). Info & Documents he… https://t.co/AYvGpj1kZPHappening this week: #WorldChildrensDay, #WorldToiletDay, World Antibiotic Awareness Week & much more. Full list… https://t.co/gCzrbO8fNF"I have never wavered in my belief that the United Nations is the only community in the world that can truly gather… https://t.co/AHaGYp0OuU
11/18
2019
Meet the brave young women who have been a driving force for peace and justice in Sudan. https://t.co/oJA9bB3Z20 vi… https://t.co/tZ8vInocCnFrom bamboo bikes 🚴‍♂️ to eco-fashion 👡, young people in Africa are mobilizing their creativity in support of… https://t.co/nHdwnH3frs50 films from 24 countries have been selected for this year's @MobileFilmFest. They all highlight the need for urge… https://t.co/V48ylnHCiRRoad traffic injuries are number 1⃣ cause of death for people aged 5-29 years old https://t.co/HWuXkjWz4Whttps://t.co/raBYYcPMen
Retweeted by United NationsThe UN: 🇺🇳Feeds 91 million people 🇺🇳Supplies vaccines for 45% of world's children 🇺🇳Protects 71 million people forc… https://t.co/HDXXiuu6KhMore than 1.3 million people die in road accidents every year. Saving lives by improving road safety is one of th… https://t.co/8kxa6agEBkPeople's data is increasingly being manipulated & monetized. In our latest UNcomplicated podcast, a… https://t.co/C43C54y4glSunday is World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. Road traffic injuries are a serious public health thr… https://t.co/3OjDCMvNr1Democratic Republic of Congo: Urgent humanitarian aid & protection needed for thousands displaced by conflict. Gr… https://t.co/uSwz1OxBIK
11/17
2019
➡️ Wear a seat belt. ➡️ Control your speed. ➡️ Don't drink and drive. Almost 3700 people die as a result of road… https://t.co/W7jX92D9NMYoung filmmakers' stories on migration & diversity received #PLURALplus19 awards at UNHQ in NYC this week. Hear f… https://t.co/Fur4w0oYeJ📷: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” - the "Golden Rule" mosaic based on a painting by US artist… https://t.co/EIAGtA1J76Every culture, every value and every human being is worthy of respect. UNESCO Director-General @AAzoulay’s core me… https://t.co/GLEI5iIHzl
Retweeted by United Nations1/3 of our food is lost or wasted every year. Here's how you can help reduce food waste: 🛒Shop smart 📅Understand… https://t.co/hSQY5bdAx6"Intolerance is learned and so can be prevented and unlearned." -- @antonioguterres. Saturday is #ToleranceDay:… https://t.co/C0uSiIdWk5After visiting Food for Education initiative providing school meals in Kenya, @aminajmohammed calls for political w… https://t.co/oyYNF3ujFyLet's nurture tolerance & respect for diversity - values which bring people together & make us all stronger - on Sa… https://t.co/r0TfsFv2Z6Many of us don’t know that hidden in our personal care products is microplastic - which then gets washed away into… https://t.co/64UqSckaNy“School is a place of hope, optimism and preparation for a better world. It is no place for armed violence and murd… https://t.co/LXsAhqbtuZ
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11/16
2019
Climate change shows us the urgency for actions. The #GlobalGoals provide the plan for action that is fair and just… https://t.co/Zb3lAE3XpC
Retweeted by United NationsInclusion and respect towards all people are essential for a more peaceful world. More on Saturday's… https://t.co/ZDYyND0b2A#WorldAIDSDay is on 1 December. This year, UNAIDS is highlighting the role of communities in leading the fight agai… https://t.co/EwVWs4w07w
Retweeted by United NationsThe fight to protect the ozone layer continues, as 171 parties to the #MontrealProtocol agreed on actions to discov… https://t.co/PW4lG1x8Cx
Retweeted by United NationsAdult obesity in Latin America & the Caribbean has tripled since 1975, while 1 in 4 people are going hungry. Urgent… https://t.co/MNfRjjXUhuOver 20,000 people have been displaced by floods in Bangui, Central African Republic: https://t.co/B3rr0yrL5c https://t.co/h3o2ldsUGh
Retweeted by United NationsSaddened by news of the loss of human life in #Venice, and closely monitoring the flooding affecting this… https://t.co/U6s3KTYWXZ
Retweeted by United NationsMillions of people like Hamoud depend on food assistance in Yemen, due to ongoing conflict. @WFP and partners are… https://t.co/vSpFYhRIPVThe blue helmet - my contribution to the “Peace Globe” display at the #ParisPeaceForum - is a symbol of the courage… https://t.co/QfZxl30eBp
Retweeted by United NationsFrom refugee to US Army General- meet Lapthe Flora, who joined the United States military to give back to his adopt… https://t.co/ls1jztqgEQSanitation workers provide an essential public service, but often at the cost of their safety, health & dignity. N… https://t.co/xgZC0vUo34Every year, 12,000 online volunteers help achieve the #GlobalGoals. Join them and team up with @UNVolunteers to con… https://t.co/ViE13if0tbFirst-ever humanitarian guidelines on disability inclusion outline essential steps for effectively identifying & re… https://t.co/nu0lK2mLkR#NairobiSummit wraps up with participants pledging to end maternal deaths, close family planning gaps & eliminate g… https://t.co/VVhnZQCka2
11/15
2019
“This is a significant development, sending a positive signal to the victims of atrocity crimes in Myanmar & elsewh… https://t.co/aM2Ti5IVRCIt's official! This morning @Winnie_Byanyima was sworn in as UNAIDS Executive Director by UN Secretary-General… https://t.co/nx3wIZqaGt
Retweeted by United NationsFilms are a powerful medium for telling stories and creating change. The @MobileFilmFest features 50 films that hi… https://t.co/fOyceG4ir8I’m very concerned about developments in Bolivia. I’ve asked Jean Arnault to travel there as my personal envoy to… https://t.co/I13fdtvzP9
Retweeted by United NationsToday is #WorldDiabetesDay. Over 420M people live with #diabetes. It’s is the 7th leading cause of death 🌍 & a ma… https://t.co/bZaHY7ERh2
Retweeted by United Nations420+ million people live with diabetes and it’s the 7th leading cause of death worldwide. On Thursday's… https://t.co/UCz49MWRL3Hope and optimism can lead to lasting change! At the #NairobiSummit, @UNHumanRights Commissioner @mbachelet says w… https://t.co/IvoBGFuU7e
Retweeted by United Nations"More women in peacekeeping means more effective peacekeeping." -- @Lacroix_UN explains why recruiting & retainin… https://t.co/kCaxUPck2qStunting & wasting affects over 200 million children, making it hard for a child to focus on learning whilst hungry… https://t.co/EuXSBR5UnH
Retweeted by United Nations"On #WorldDiabetesDay, I voice my support for all individuals around the world living with diabetes, and reaffirm t… https://t.co/UP6sBV5672🛩️ Drones 💳 Digital Cash 🌱 Hydroponics 🔍 Artificial intelligence - just some of the innovative projects helping… https://t.co/lYhAnjZybqAbout 65 million people with type 2 diabetes need insulin, but only half of them can get it, largely due to high pr… https://t.co/76ml2hXcbi"There can be no justification for any attacks against civilians." -- UN Special Coordinator @nmladenov expresses… https://t.co/YAUefJpNW8
11/14
2019
Did you know that microplastics are intentionally added to all kinds of products & eventually end up in the ocean 🌊… https://t.co/LUC6AvJmjT
Retweeted by United NationsExercise🏃‍♀️🚴⛹️‍♀️ Eat healthy🍎🥦🥕 Avoid tobacco use🚭 Simple action can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Learn mor… https://t.co/Gmp6HgcTGiSince August 19, 2003 ➡️ 4,500+ humanitarians have been killed, injured, detained, or kidnapped. 📈That's an avera… https://t.co/MDBqaWKsTd
Retweeted by United NationsI am so humbled by this recognition 🙏🏽 If not for the young people who believe in me, bosses @antonioguterres and… https://t.co/RWRGojxKUM
Retweeted by United NationsWhen persons with disabilities are caught in a crisis, they are often disproportionately affected. Today, the firs… https://t.co/UXIezkARY9
Retweeted by United NationsHeat waves last longer & water shortages are more frequent in Somalia, threatening the country's #GlobalGoals progr… https://t.co/sBBqHwYAjxWHO launches first-ever #insulin prequalification programme to expand access to life-saving treatment for #diabeteshttps://t.co/bMhjs4w9MD
Retweeted by United NationsToday we are launching a $1.35 billion plan with @refugees to respond to the increasing humanitarian needs of Vene… https://t.co/DGKUPbFSsE
Retweeted by United Nations4.6 million refugees & migrants have left Venezuela. 80% of them remain in Latin American & Caribbean countries.… https://t.co/iTjxVpAbnTNew @UN report offers details on how to maximize efforts to achieve both #ClimateAction and the #GlobalGoals ➡️… https://t.co/gj5UQ2cRiS
Retweeted by United NationsChoose respect. Choose support. Choose kindness. On #WorldKindnessDay, join @bts_twt and show you care 💜 👉 Leave… https://t.co/1qDSMDWsNq
Retweeted by United NationsSexual and reproductive health & rights are fundamental to the lives of literally billions of women and girls. UN H… https://t.co/b56NfxBYqu
Retweeted by United NationsYoung filmmakers from around the 🌎 will receive the #PLURALplus19 awards 🏆 and share their stories of migration and… https://t.co/N95HsZvBy5Each year, an estimated 8 million tonnes of plastic ends up in our oceans. Changing small, daily habits can have a… https://t.co/NKFmUxXVNn
11/13
2019

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