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Simple steps can help you beat the heat when temperatures are on the rise: ➡️ Stay in the shade ➡️ Remain indoors d… https://t.co/tVXJiNieMvMany communities struggle with waste pick-up when they're not linked to public garbage collection systems. See how… https://t.co/MdxvYuzIGKAir pollution causes 7 million premature deaths each year, according to @WHO. New "Clean Air Initiative" calls on g… https://t.co/UfFLtSJvad
7/24
2019
Providing girls with access to school is not enough, because gender-based violence still forces many out of school.… https://t.co/lDpqKEHkPA
Retweeted by United Nations"We must work together to bring Israelis & Palestinians back to the negotiating table" -- @UNDPPA chief Rosemary Di… https://t.co/OToAn2nxLPOnly 5 days left to showcase your local #ClimateAction, or your #NatureBasedSolutions and get a chance to win a tri… https://t.co/Xp5vgw2ufq
Retweeted by United NationsRiding an electric tuk tuk in Delhi, announcing the Clean Air Initiative today - one of many actions to be presente… https://t.co/RPhdyxk3Jb
Retweeted by United Nations#AngryBirdsHappyPlanet have taken over the #ActNow website to encourage everyone to make everyday choices that help… https://t.co/pYjFnJKDap"I condemn all attacks on Palestinian and Israeli civilians alike and call on all sides to refrain from violence",… https://t.co/QIcIAMHcb3
Retweeted by United Nations"In light of the risks of abuse, maltreatment or death, no one should be returned to detention centres in Libya aft… https://t.co/tEkvos3j6F#ActNow momentum is growing ⚡ Starting today, #AngryBirdsHappyPlanet is taking over our website to show you that t… https://t.co/EgO6jsdgOh
Retweeted by United NationsToday, 28 companies with a combined market cap of $1.3 trillion step up to save #OurOnlyFuture, challenging Governm… https://t.co/aurcojB3YG
Retweeted by United NationsCompanies have a crucial role to play in limiting global warming to 1.5°C. The @globalcompact has more on how busin… https://t.co/i2wS0eaVKJA birth certificate is the key that can open the door to all other rights, such as health care & education. Yet, ab… https://t.co/KT8ihdnK6bThe departure of a @UNPeacekeeping mission is often a critical moment for countries on the path to ensure lasting p… https://t.co/t4ucagklKk“I want to be a farmer." - Dimiana's dream started in a school garden in a refugee camp in Kenya. @FAO is working t… https://t.co/8my0Tv7nHTAre you interested in working for the UN? Here are some tips for job interviews from @UN_Careers: ☑️ Prepare stori… https://t.co/zqjBJlDIyC
7/23
2019
Around 160,000 children between 0-14 years old were infected with HIV in 2018. @UNAIDS says that's a major decrease… https://t.co/iu5YL6p66MStop searching, start finding! A new version of the @UN Digital Library is now live. Check out the new user-friendl… https://t.co/fqF87yYikK
Retweeted by United NationsGovernments, cities, businesses, investors & civil society around the 🌏 are working to grasp the many opportunities… https://t.co/WkICSMssru
Retweeted by United Nations"Israel’s policy of destroying Palestinian property is not compatible with its obligations under international huma… https://t.co/acACrd88eBJoin me to support Catherine Harry, who's challenging harmful gender stereotypes in her native Cambodia. Discover o… https://t.co/nBFYfyxla9
Retweeted by United NationsIn Afghanistan, @AminaJMohammed met women deminers who help reduce the threat of explosive hazards and create safe… https://t.co/i9pAlDKyiDWater scarcity already affects 4 out of every 10 people. With 80% of wastewater never being treated, taking shorter… https://t.co/VMAOw9T3PR
Retweeted by United NationsI am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of @iaeaorg Director General Yukiya Amano. His remarkable contribution… https://t.co/5WY7nc5O8g
Retweeted by United NationsCash assistance is providing a lifeline for 49,000+ Palestine refugees displaced in Syria. @UNOCHA explains how cas… https://t.co/4LMFyWvZpyDespite significant advances since 2010, progress in stopping new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths has slowed… https://t.co/XWwY9HcdVpStarts this week at @UNGeneva: Committee against Torture (through 9 August). Info & Documents here ➡️… https://t.co/MsWmYfYd1fComing up this week: #WorldHepatitisDay & more. https://t.co/gQtGrteN0f https://t.co/se905cQUHBWomen must be at the centre of efforts to create lasting peace and security in Afghanistan, says @AminaJMohammed fo… https://t.co/g56NWnWqIo
7/22
2019
Women must enjoy their right to define what peace means for them. While visiting Afghanistan, I had the opportuni… https://t.co/gCDAOZyO1B
Retweeted by United Nations.@UNICEF brought young people from around the 🌎 together to show how they are supporting the #GlobalGoals through t… https://t.co/BIQNU9QJwSI want to be as skillful, impactful & brave as these phenomenal #women deminers in #Bamyan #Afghanistan. The @UN is… https://t.co/EcDnnYgxK9
Retweeted by United NationsYOU have the power to respond to the climate emergency. Small changes in our habits can make a big difference if we… https://t.co/8KKdg8bD2VI was fortunate to meet Nelson Mandela many times and was always impressed by his wisdom & compassion. This week… https://t.co/04cm0DXicb
Retweeted by United NationsEveryone has the right to seek asylum from persecution. Here's how @refugees works to protect those who need it:… https://t.co/4D19RsqZhbEnsuring peace, security and development for all in #Afghanistan. I met with President @AshrafGhani & also with… https://t.co/veR3vSuT3k
Retweeted by United NationsTaking #ClimateAction is as easy cutting down your shower time to save water & energy. #ActNow and take simple step… https://t.co/Pkq7A0AqE1The 🌏 came together at UNHQ in NYC to review progress towards achieving the #GlobalGoals. https://t.co/tTGovAsx5x https://t.co/9hok8FNZ0xOnly 1 out of 10 people has access to free press in their country. @UNESCO highlights that access to information is… https://t.co/uoSRYEoqQKThe first 1,000 days of a child's life are critical for their future. @UNICEF shows how investing in early childhoo… https://t.co/hp7m9iwttwFrom Juba, South Sudan to NYC, people from around the 🌍 volunteered to help out in their communities during this we… https://t.co/KbeZeG2PII
7/21
2019
1 in 30 people in the world is a migrant - and they all deserve a life of dignity & safety. New Migration Fund will… https://t.co/Dmt95JrVGWGlobally, women do 3 times more unpaid care & domestic work than men. Get details from @UN_Women's… https://t.co/9UUywTeBng"The Holocaust did not start with the gas chambers - it started long before with hate speech." -- @UN_GP_RtoP's Ada… https://t.co/lob16t7ps0As a physics student in Portugal, watching Apollo 11 land on the Moon 50 years ago was a truly inspiring experience… https://t.co/d0ya9DxXys
Retweeted by United Nations📷: This moon rock - brought back by Apollo 15 - is on display at @UNOOSA, which works to promote international coop… https://t.co/pi3NXS14AuHow to cool off throughout a #heatwave 👉 https://t.co/lQyK4KJq9a https://t.co/gdIQ5L4bDX
Retweeted by United Nations☑️Paid parental leave ☑️Breastfeeding support ☑️Child benefits ☑️Affordable, accessible & quality childcare Read… https://t.co/UhH2Wa4n1ULeading chefs like @chef_grace have joined the sustainable food challenge! Use #ActNow and share your own tips or r… https://t.co/GtBakKPDBf"Inequality raises economic anxiety, erodes public trust, and undermines social cohesion, human rights, peace & pro… https://t.co/jiIS1dN4CO📷: 50 years ago, the Apollo 11 astronauts left a plaque on the moon, noting the peaceful nature of their mission. T… https://t.co/oJgGspClKU
7/20
2019
Ebola outbreak: @WHO urges international community to keep borders open & to support the Democratic Republic of the… https://t.co/26WFu0DSpJWhen #SouthSudan erupted into civil war in 2013, 100s of thousands fled their homes. 1,000s sought refuge from the… https://t.co/8wZfTmC4Bo
Retweeted by United Nations4 ways to integrate youth to conflict prevention policies: 1⃣Listen to young ppl & involve them 2⃣ Equip youth w/ r… https://t.co/H45t63lJ5E
Retweeted by United NationsVenezuela: New @Refugees survey reveals half of those fleeing face grave risks during their journey due to their ag… https://t.co/prCAG7IufERaise your voice. Take a stand. Make a change. Get a dose of inspiration from the winner of our School Superhero… https://t.co/id6YcIuXHF
Retweeted by United NationsThe "Best Weapon" art installation was unveiled at UNHQ on #MandelaDay. The "peace bench" honours the Madiba's asse… https://t.co/71Y4jzLWNDOn #MandelaDay, the @UN devoted time to community service linked to the #ActNow climate campaign, & served sustaina… https://t.co/jmAFfOOXUl
Retweeted by United NationsSecretary-General @antonioguterres is saddened by loss of life caused by arson attack and fire in Kyoto, Japan https://t.co/Y3rflIgyFI
Retweeted by United Nations80% of the world's wastewater is released untreated, which worsens air pollution due to the release of toxic gases.… https://t.co/MzXZk7DCUx#FBF to when the first men to land on the moon visited UNHQ. They gifted the UN a moon rock & a UN flag that travel… https://t.co/JpFCv4YyYo"We can in fact change the world and make of it a better place." -- Nelson Mandela. See how the UN celebrated Thur… https://t.co/HCljYRDeWFDelivering on the promise of the #GlobalGoals means delivering for those left farthest behind: people in countries… https://t.co/HBrObvHHNEThe @UN is strongly committed to supporting countries as they strive to heal after conflict and fulfill their aspir… https://t.co/gvFrTXgrw4
Retweeted by United NationsTake a look at how the UN family joined people around the world in celebrating Nelson Mandela’s life & legacy on Th… https://t.co/SxhaGTJg6U
7/19
2019
UN colleagues joined people around the 🌎 in volunteering their time on Thursday's #MandelaDay, preparing meals at t… https://t.co/bYKhbG7CVFIn 2015 #UNGA adopted standard minimum rules for the humane treatment of prisoners, calling them the #MandelaRuleshttps://t.co/rc3jbnK3OX
Retweeted by United Nations25 million refugees are generously hosted by countries around the world. These are the countries that have stepped… https://t.co/ptRC38vTbp
Retweeted by United NationsYemen: Worsening humanitarian situation and rising tensions in the region could exacerbate already dire situation i… https://t.co/smMfP7xkrBWe need political will to achieve #ZeroHunger by 2030. This means supporting #FamilyFarming & focusing on zero tole… https://t.co/WqmCjlFpQ7
Retweeted by United Nations"Nelson Mandela’s message to the world is clear: Every one of us can step up and act for enduring change. We all ha… https://t.co/jnJmzepEebThere are 258 million int'l migrants worldwide; around half of them are women. They spend 85% of their 💰 in their… https://t.co/zn7ZkklcYM
Retweeted by United Nations.@FAO warns that the world is not on track to reach #GlobalGoals on food security, nutrition and sustainable agricu… https://t.co/I0ThyAse2BThe world is off-track to meet most of the Sustainable Development Goal targets linked to hunger, food security and… https://t.co/FG6u0lhJeE
Retweeted by United Nations"Racism must be opposed by all means that humanity has at its disposal." -- Nelson Mandela at UNHQ in 1990.… https://t.co/nnEsm8FVOvNelson Mandela was an extraordinary global advocate for dignity & equality. He exemplified courage, compassion and… https://t.co/t2oQ7xjw7f
Retweeted by United NationsThe annual @WMO 📸 competition is open for entries until 15 August. This year's theme is "Climate and Water" and win… https://t.co/hnMi39wFxI"Nelson Mandela’s calls for social cohesion & an end to racism are particularly relevant today, with hate speech ca… https://t.co/BsoSAHmkDuSyria: Tens of thousands of children are stranded in dire conditions in camps, detention centres & orphanages. Many… https://t.co/fVGC5f2pXZ"Young people care about peace." @UNYouthEnvoy tells Security Council that the majority of young people want to p… https://t.co/eTE7V7RdE5Each year, thousands of professionals are deployed to @UN peacekeeping missions to serve as @UNVolunteers. They hav… https://t.co/RCcG9H5Vkg
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7/18
2019
On Thursday's #MandelaDay & every day, Nelson Mandela's words inspire us to "ensure that democracy, peace & prosper… https://t.co/ahTS5WzleP.@CIJ_ICJ finds Pakistan has acted in breach of its obligations under the Vienna Convention in the Jadhav case.… https://t.co/qJgWRJ22bOOnly love and acceptance can break the cycle of stigma and isolation that blights the lives of far too many #LGBTIhttps://t.co/kYZWzHovQs
Retweeted by United NationsEbola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo declared public health emergency of international concern by @WHO. I… https://t.co/vpQiHppGRG👩‍⚖️ 👩‍🚀 👩‍✈️ 👩‍🚒 👩‍🎨 👩‍🔬 👩‍🔧 👩‍💼 👩‍💻 👩‍🏭 👩‍🏫 👩‍🎤 👩‍🎓 👩‍🍳 👩‍🌾 👩‍⚕️ 🕵️‍♀️ 👷‍♀️ 👮‍♀️ Given the chance, girls can do… https://t.co/mky2PuUrsq
Retweeted by United Nations🇺🇳 ”We the peoples...” 🇺🇳 The UN works for peace & security, human rights and #GlobalGoals for everyone, everywher… https://t.co/XrehV5OcKqIt's #WorldEmojiDay! Using only emojis, describe your family below. OK, GO! #WomensProgress2019 #FamiliesOfToday https://t.co/uJTPupsATx
Retweeted by United NationsOn Wednesday's Day of International Criminal Justice, learn more about the Rome Statute - the founding treaty of th… https://t.co/ct4t44GahICan you spot the refugee? ⬇️ 👨🏾‍⚕️ 👩🏽‍🍳 👷🏾‍♀️ 👨🏽‍🔬 👮🏽‍♂️ 👩🏾‍🏫 👨🏽‍🏭 👩🏽‍🔧 👩🏽‍💼 👨🏿‍🚒 👩🏾‍✈️ 👩🏼‍🌾 👩🏾‍⚖️ 👨🏾‍🍳 👨🏽‍🎤 👨🏾‍⚖️… https://t.co/Cx4hc2yNfT
Retweeted by United NationsContinuous downpours in Bangladesh have caused flooding, landslides & extensive damage to hundreds of Rohingya refu… https://t.co/HL8UmdjpSxI’m deeply saddened by the lives lost and people displaced due to heavy monsoon rains and flooding across South and… https://t.co/C0EQ88mVdU
Retweeted by United Nations"We will continue working together to protect, support & empower women & girls." @UN_PGA stresses need to recommit… https://t.co/l6lyzhyamhThe number of overweight and obese people continues to increase in all parts of the world, while at the same time a… https://t.co/HUGEgn69vq"Advances in gender equality and the promotion of women’s rights have contributed to reducing poverty & hunger, and… https://t.co/LR83w22OkLMany women and girls around the world still face enormous challenges to their human rights. Supporting and promoti… https://t.co/hiOX0o8849
Retweeted by United NationsEveryone has the right to seek asylum from persecution. @Refugees explains why refugees & asylum seekers can't be… https://t.co/ZP0otuZ4bX
7/17
2019
Everyone has the right to life and liberty. Everyone has the right to freedom from fear. Everyone has the right to… https://t.co/fZe9vm6GGd
Retweeted by United NationsThere will be no truly sustainable development unless we eradicate discrimination which strips millions of women &… https://t.co/3NgkOjWDHK
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7/16
2019

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