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

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Seats on a @WFP_UNHAS flight would usually be full of humanitarian workers. But amid the #COVID10 pandemic, the sp… https://t.co/WyHIksBMObPeople with disabilities are among the most vulnerable groups in a health crisis like #COVID19. Reducing inequali… https://t.co/uPLHakjXArThe financial crisis triggered by #COVID19 could result in higher debt risks for developing countries. @UNDESA is… https://t.co/GYaQxiECW6In Somalia, @UNMAS & partners are not only keep communities safe from explosives, they are also raising awareness t… https://t.co/bKMe1cb5TxOn Monday's #AfricaDay, @UNESCO will use music to help fight the wave of misinformation on #COVID19. 🎶 Tune in at… https://t.co/ZsF75BFrxkOver 150 multinational companies are calling on governments to align policies & #COVID19 recovery plans with the la… https://t.co/cBobbAdJRcFor many #LGBTI people, #COVID19 can pose unique challenges, including risks to their well-being and safety, increa… https://t.co/kLfs4QD9Ru
5/25
2020
"Mental health services are an essential part of all government responses to #COVID19. They must be expanded and fu… https://t.co/HUXhWd42Re#FoodSafety should always be a priority, including during the #COVID19 pandemic. Separate raw meat & cooked food 🥩… https://t.co/cBXkpOTZ5wPhysical distancing does not have to mean social or emotional isolation. Connect with your loved ones. We are in t… https://t.co/UYe5dUkRFQThe world can only contain #COVID19 if every person has access to accurate, reliable information. That’s down to al… https://t.co/nb1WWPpsUcAll around the 🌎, women with @UNPeacekeeping are stepping up to support the #COVID19 response. Ahead of Peacekeepe… https://t.co/RhvHQqzaPz#COVID19 and school closures do not need to mean an end to learning opportunities. Free activity books from @FAOhttps://t.co/Tj7jaPwVKrThe lives & livelihoods of hundreds of millions Africans are at stake not just due to #COVID19, but mostly due to t… https://t.co/PjqskUxYUuLet us draw from the many Ramadan lessons of mercy & compassion, of dignity and rights, of mutual respect & underst… https://t.co/tM8sPWJRFL
5/24
2020
"Unless we act now to address the mental health needs associated with the pandemic, there will be enormous long-ter… https://t.co/4TX4jublqbSharing trusted & verified information is vital during a crisis like #COVID19. Here are 5 ways to spot misinformati… https://t.co/8HSHHoDWURعيد مبارك #EidMubarak! Wishing all those who are celebrating a happy, safe and peaceful #EidalFitr. https://t.co/Fibsv1KePQThe UN is supporting countries to explore how the everyday bicycle could transform how people get around, while als… https://t.co/lhE29G1xqpDuring these times of high-stress and uncertainty amid the #COVID19 pandemic, it's important to look after yourself… https://t.co/EryttdXGddMeet Abdulkader - he produces fresh bread to 90,000 Syrians. Amid the #COVID19 pandemic, he's providing a vital s… https://t.co/0NLlTRDDTA"As we combat this pandemic, we have a duty to protect people, end stigma and prevent violence." --… https://t.co/nc42a2qfOIForests are key for water supplies, livelihoods, tackling the climate emergency & much more. Yet our forests are u… https://t.co/OCwSqQgsma
5/23
2020
Obstetric fistula is a devastating, yet completely preventable childbirth injury. Learn more on Saturday's Interna… https://t.co/rVh9W2OEhGGlobal remittance inflows are expected to 🔻20%-- nearly US$110B, due to #COVID19. Remittances are vital lifelines f… https://t.co/Sabl5JBZFa
Retweeted by United NationsThe more we destroy nature, the more likely we are to see fearsome diseases like #COVID19 emerging. Conserving our… https://t.co/zGviv2lN9M
Retweeted by United NationsPeople around the world are uniting in solidarity in the face of #COVID19. See inspirational examples in this new… https://t.co/ZkacXFryxjBREAKING: UN Secretary-General @antonioguterres appoints @SandaOjiambo of Kenya as next Executive Director of the… https://t.co/TE1g0l31BQ
Retweeted by United Nations#COVID19 has shown how human health is intimately connected to the natural world. To protect our health and well-b… https://t.co/G42kOmjyBo
Retweeted by United NationsLoss of biodiversity threatens all by increasing emergence of zoonotic diseases such as #COVID19. On Friday's… https://t.co/l8oGqJzYXL“This is a double whammy. We’re dealing with the cyclone and we’re also dealing with the lockdown and exposure to C… https://t.co/iixd4WFIkI
Retweeted by United NationsDid you know that Colombia🇨🇴 has the largest variety of birds and orchids in the world? Take a minute while you… https://t.co/fbkba5I1AA
Retweeted by United NationsUNITED we share 🎨Culture 📚Education 📲Information 📖Knowledge 🧪Sciences Amid the #COVID19 crisis, our strength is in… https://t.co/EyDIVMSXsfOur #forests are home to 80% of life on land. But today, #biodiversity is under serious threat. We need to care f… https://t.co/IEz70OAdJo
Retweeted by United Nations"#COVID19 — which emanated from the wild — has shown how human health is intimately connected with our relationship… https://t.co/TW0Q51x4k7A new UN initiative called ‘Verified’ seeks to tackle misinformation surrounding #COVID19 by encouraging people wor… https://t.co/M7zgvROzih
Retweeted by United NationsUp to 500,000 families may have lost their homes across India and Bangladesh as a result of #CycloneAmphan.… https://t.co/z5CAOTWZ3mBiodiversity is affected by the climate emergency, with severe consequences for human well-being. On Friday's… https://t.co/U3jdpxJFkO"As the #COVID19 pandemic spreads, another virus is infecting our lives -- misinformation." -- @antonioguterres o… https://t.co/Z0nZLcE0rp
5/22
2020
Healthy ecosystems can help solve many of our challenges — from providing livelihoods, to improving food security &… https://t.co/kdNSxmssriAs #COVID19 spreads, a tsunami of misinformation, hate, scapegoating and scare-mongering has been unleashed. That… https://t.co/2pgu4ZhASA
Retweeted by United NationsThe world’s attention is largely focused on #COVID19. But it would be a mistake to lose sight of other equally de… https://t.co/USsmXyV3J2
Retweeted by United NationsFor everything that #COVID19 has taken from us, it has also given something: a reminder of what really matters and… https://t.co/44wPOft8oYIOM and UNHCR urge European States to disembark migrants and refugees who remain at sea on board two Captain Morgan… https://t.co/Ah2QCse8IK
Retweeted by United NationsUNHCR joins forces with @WHO to strengthen our partnership and improve health services for the millions of refugees… https://t.co/BJ2Zlblanf
Retweeted by United NationsAs we work together to contain #COVID19, we must also work to contain misinformation. That's why we're launching… https://t.co/JlNTCev3zK“We need to take action to address the mental health crisis in this pandemic,” writes U.N. Secretary-General Antóni… https://t.co/s4rwkKgPHP
Retweeted by United NationsHappy World Day for #CulturalDiversity for Dialogue and Development! Culture makes us resilient, empathetic, unit… https://t.co/ZgRXofFWH3
Retweeted by United NationsFrom Olympic athletes to Hello Kitty -- the UN is working with supporters around the world to help inspire people t… https://t.co/NcbPq2v27SArt. Culture. Heritage. And also a source of livelihood for millions. 🍵Tea isn't just a drink, it's so much mor… https://t.co/yvlMDoSujk
Retweeted by United NationsAn additional 10 million children may be at risk of acute malnutrition worldwide due to the #COVID19 pandemic.… https://t.co/2E9vM7rO7SMore than ever we need to stand together in global solidarity. Looking forward to a conversation with Tony Hall… https://t.co/UvQzLvFfYX
Retweeted by United NationsAmid the #COVID19 pandemic, culture is providing a sense of comfort & connection for people around the world. On T… https://t.co/YKCcFucWzTTea has many health benefits due to its anti-inflammatory & antioxidant properties. On Thursday's first… https://t.co/7DKzA7vPmnVenezuela: In the face of #COVID19, agreement that strengthens country's democratic governance, with full respect f… https://t.co/1dJgwo1Zm7
5/21
2020
Tea is grown in more than 35 countries & supports millions os smallholders & their families. On Thursday's first… https://t.co/aAGJYEhZDaKenya - following confirmation that two individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in the Dadaab refugee camps,… https://t.co/WwQEwfwvdS
Retweeted by United NationsFor the first time in 30 years, human development is expected to decline due to the impacts of #COVID19 Closing g… https://t.co/x9yJCPkoP2"Ending the pandemic in Africa is essential for ending it across the world." -- @antonioguterres stresses the need… https://t.co/tiq0lC72r5We all depend on the survival of bees 🐝🐝- human health & nature’s health are intertwined. Today is #WorldBeeDay, a… https://t.co/xd00ekDfRT
Retweeted by United NationsFor the first time in 30 years, #HumanDevelopment will decline due to the impacts of #COVID19. Social and economic… https://t.co/oDukReTcUh
Retweeted by United NationsWomen in @UNPeacekeeping are on the frontlines of efforts to stop the spread of #COVID19. They're raising awarenes… https://t.co/mPQuJBzJP8Today is #WorldBeeDay! Good healthy honey bees 🐝 = Good healthy crops 🌾 Bees and other pollinators are absolutely… https://t.co/Fi9eg9EfpA
Retweeted by United Nations#COVID19 threatens the important progress Africa has made in recent years to advance the well-being of the continen… https://t.co/0cvp1yxpdM
Retweeted by United NationsMisinformation during a crisis like #COVID19 can result in people being left uninformed, unprotected & vulnerable.… https://t.co/25zPrmAAEtFor many young people, especially women, the tourism sector has been a thriving job market. It also fuels growth of… https://t.co/eiEoR5Mi55
Retweeted by United NationsDuring emergencies like #COVID19, the risk of outbreaks of diseases such as measles & polio increases.… https://t.co/Okq53ptRBgBees and other #pollinators are threatened with extinction. Yet they are vital to life on our planet. Here are jus… https://t.co/ADuC0yZH3q
Retweeted by United NationsBiodiversity supports all life on land & below water and is vital for: 🍏 the food we eat, 🌬 the air we breathe, 💧… https://t.co/6wkBzIYUg6Syria: To meet the staggering humanitarian demands & prepare for the impact of #COVID19, @UNReliefChief calls on Se… https://t.co/idZvZl47hSOver 75% of the world’s food crops depend on pollinators such as bees. These guardians of biodiversity play a key r… https://t.co/jkDNBHn4arNurses doctors sanitation workers journalists truck drivers grocery store workers researchers & all essential worke… https://t.co/5rEg0PFyPD
5/20
2020
Extreme climate events, aggravated land use & pesticides are threatening the survival of bees. On Wednesday's… https://t.co/faNC5POMoa#COVID19 has made clear just how important it is for everyone to have immediate & adequate access to health care. F… https://t.co/Z14wlklFlf
Retweeted by United NationsFrom delivering vital medical supplies to healthcare workers to providing handwashing stations in developing countr… https://t.co/vkJWhXlMbNWe are concerned that displaced indigenous communities in Latin America are at heightened risk of COVID-19.  Many… https://t.co/n667ZetE4W
Retweeted by United NationsJust days after the first cases of #COVID19 were confirmed in Cox’s Bazar, Rohingya refugees and host communities n… https://t.co/feyGIIYpCp
Retweeted by United NationsMajor multinationals reaffirm their @sciencetargets and call on Governments to match their ambition in largest ever… https://t.co/EqbtWwZbjK
Retweeted by United NationsWith nearly all countries under some form of travel restrictions due to #COVID19, tourism is at a standstill. The… https://t.co/NO1rxMlt0rUN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet hails the arrest of Félicien Kabuga, who is accused of playing a leading role in t… https://t.co/0mcmbFv27T
Retweeted by United NationsIn the largest ever @UN-backed CEO-led climate call, 150+ multinational companies are urging world leaders to aim f… https://t.co/UEeLxdGNW4
Retweeted by United NationsPeople all over the world are showing solidarity amid the #COVID19 pandemic. See how a Burundian refugee soapmaker… https://t.co/BO7SciEhV540% of the world's people live in places without running water & basic indoor plumbing. Poverty & water inequality… https://t.co/IseqPYzCJp
Retweeted by United NationsFamily doctors are the backbone of primary health care, providing comprehensive & people-centred care — including d… https://t.co/WCnnL8K2FyThink you know biodiversity? 🐢🦋🦆🐝🦒🦌 Take the Quiz #ForNature at the #WorldEnvironmentDay site & test your knowledg… https://t.co/SHySMpz38i
Retweeted by United Nations#COVID19: @UNEP steps up work on zoonotics and protecting environment to help nations reduce pandemic risks. https://t.co/s7yCSwnuNUFrom billboards to bread, humanitarian workers are using creativity to help some of the world's most vulnerable peo… https://t.co/QgjOjc3uMC#COVID19 is having a devastating impact on indigenous communities' way of life. @UNHumanRights experts are callin… https://t.co/PJMDYDX1pK
5/19
2020
The number of people in need of humanitarian assistance in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, doubles as a consequence… https://t.co/yMJE1AjjGn
Retweeted by United Nations"Either we get through this pandemic together, or we fail. Either we stand together, or we fall apart. " --… https://t.co/HbFGPh2VJIDid you know 1km2 of desert #locusts can eat the same food as 35,000 people? The situation in East Africa and Yeme… https://t.co/WZmBSrz9kj
Retweeted by United NationsBecause of the #COVID19 crisis, +1.5 billion students are out of school. There is widespread income loss and econo… https://t.co/gPFY5qJxnE
Retweeted by United NationsHappiness & hope are shared by health workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the last #Ebola patient is di… https://t.co/RBo7Z2AOwV#COVID19 threatens us all, whoever we are, wherever we live. Now more than ever, the 🌎🌍🌏 needs WHO. To build a h… https://t.co/ZXfNCARy29
Retweeted by United NationsThe first cases of #COVID19 have been detected in the world's largest refugee camp - Cox's Bazaar in Bangladesh.… https://t.co/zDzO9ErwbrNew @UNESCO & @ICOMofficiel statistics reveal that there are 95,000 museums worldwide. #COVID19 closed 90% & 13% m… https://t.co/DNXbtUFAPu
Retweeted by United NationsNeed trusted resources for up to date information on #COVID19? @WHO has made two apps available, bringing you the… https://t.co/A7Is3nXT0p
Retweeted by United NationsChildren may be less likely to get sick from #COVID19, but the pandemic could have long term impacts on their healt… https://t.co/mBzBhbJPnKWe have one future and one planet 🌎. From the spread of diseases like #COVID19 to the #ClimateCrisis, it'll take al… https://t.co/7niWccieFv
Retweeted by United NationsWhat you say matters. Help create a more equal world by using gender-neutral language if you're unsure about someo… https://t.co/y27Dwa1Jjq
5/18
2020

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