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When he was a boy, he lost everything. 😔 His family. 💔 His home. 🏚️ With soldiers behind him, he ran for surviva… https://t.co/0P53UllQ19
Retweeted by United Nations"We must take bold steps now, to create inclusive, resilient, quality education systems fit for the future." --… https://t.co/vOBRF5ENpALast month, over 1 billion students were affected by #COVID19 school closures. Even before the pandemic, the world… https://t.co/ryydz170Ba
Retweeted by United Nations🤿 Fancy a virtual dive to protect our oceans? As many remain indoors due to #COVID19, join @UNEP for a virtual, im… https://t.co/4rafpjIGOpDid you know that forests cover nearly 1/3 of land globally? Check out our interactive report to find out more on… https://t.co/eQr6kIqmG8
Retweeted by United NationsBreastfeeding provides babies with the best possible start in life. #WorldBreastfeedingWeek is an opportunity to… https://t.co/L0KxY1YxfK#DYK? Every year, one third of all food produced is wasted, yet food security continues to be a growing global conc… https://t.co/uq0Jb5q8rp
Retweeted by United NationsBuilding peace & preventing violent extremism begins in schools. See how @UNESCO is working to… https://t.co/ygUWPrftaIThe Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar works to collect, consolidate, preserve & analyse evidence of t… https://t.co/SIdokf6JhC"This is about turning apathetic people into climate activists." -- @SophiaKianni, the youngest climate activist s… https://t.co/88wVX0mMyN
8/4
2020
The conflict in Yemen and the #COVID19 crisis are disproportionately affecting women & girls. @UN_Women is suppor… https://t.co/7WW1XWvJ6SOn 9 & 10 Aug we’re celebrating Int'l Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples! Thanks to @Twitter, everyone can use o… https://t.co/mPc66uqTdt
Retweeted by United Nations110,000+ people have already expressed their support for: Peace Human rights Equality Dignity for all Join them… https://t.co/TSZCCcOVKK#WorldBreastfeedingWeek starts today! 🌍🤱🏽💫 WFP protects, supports and promotes breastfeeding around the world. 👶🏾… https://t.co/oX7z5owINv
Retweeted by United NationsIn remote areas along the Amazon river, indigenous people are experiencing some of the highest #COVID19 incidence r… https://t.co/BxFxUgUxe6
Retweeted by United NationsThrough unity & compassion can we protect each other & end the global #coronavirus pandemic. Get inspired with ou… https://t.co/HVprjnfoT9🇧🇷 With Latin America as the current epicentre of coronavirus, here’s how our humanitarian teams in Brazil stay and… https://t.co/WQkEoDuhxR
Retweeted by United NationsAll migrants should be able to access health services without facing discrimination. @UNMigration works to ensure… https://t.co/inVVKtMaV0Here's how the #COVID19 pandemic have exposed society’s reliance on women & the inequalities they have been facing… https://t.co/Vrjn1iPuaI
Retweeted by United NationsOver 2/3 of the world's refugees come from just 5 countries: 🇸🇾 Syria 🇻🇪 Venezuela 🇦🇫 Afghanistan 🇸🇸 South Sudan 🇲🇲… https://t.co/NfAjYXezvC#COVID19 has exposed the fragility of our world. As we sow the seeds to shape our future beyond the #coronavirushttps://t.co/duODY8lniEIt may not always make the headlines -- but the UN works all over the world to prevent conflict and keep peace & st… https://t.co/UakDeGmqfY"We have seen, in quite a number of countries, an increase in gender-based violence." Hear from @WHO's… https://t.co/wuCC5kTyI4"We need to help people feel in control." -- I loved getting to know @WHO’s @MoetiTshidi in the latest episode of… https://t.co/kPIALclRtz
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8/3
2020
"As in other parts of the world, the health, economic & political impact of #COVID19 has been significant across So… https://t.co/DOGHUCU0h2300 million tonnes of plastic waste is produced each year -- 8 million tonnes of which end up in the ocean. 🌊 Chan… https://t.co/m4EcXnMuXa#COVID19 has exposed the lie that free markets can deliver healthcare for all, the fiction that unpaid care work is… https://t.co/PB4K6qxZ8OMisinformation is spreading faster than #COVID19 itself, and is designed to exploit our emotions and biases. So pa… https://t.co/KzmrRG76Ma#COVID19 is changing our world, but with the right approach we can build back better & stronger. Recycling, reusin… https://t.co/mB7cRluH3UIndigenous peoples are at disproportionate risk in public health emergencies such as #COVID19. Follow… https://t.co/TlZcD5T7m2Physical distancing does not have to mean social or emotional isolation. Connect with your loved ones. We are in t… https://t.co/1Gom7HGFFn#COVID19 will push 71 to 100 million people into extreme poverty in 2020. The @WorldBank aims to support vulnerab… https://t.co/J96UNjakWs
8/2
2020
"Now is our chance to recover better, by building more resilient, inclusive & sustainable cities." --… https://t.co/oay0sS6EMyTo shape the future, your voice matters. Together, we can get through #COVID19. Together, we can build a better wo… https://t.co/VVQqQEr92BMisinformation is causing global harm, hampering our ability to make progress on many of the world’s most pressing… https://t.co/SG2B6kmdboIn Latin America, many indigenous people lack access to health facilities or clean water & are particularly hit by… https://t.co/dEwvN9xAKDThe #COVID19 crisis is resulting in an increase in gender-based violence worldwide. Yet, violence against women i… https://t.co/8uVDXOnhLTA "use-it-&-toss-it" culture is leading to an abundance of trash, most of which will never be recycled. See how y… https://t.co/LzCyi7hAQA#LGBTI rights = HUMAN rights ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜 Join UN @free_equal in the fight against transphobia & homophobia.… https://t.co/Wnqq5w6fXCWhat we share online can have consequences in the real world. Pause - and verify facts before sharing.… https://t.co/EvrwMxLSwe
8/1
2020
A woman with #COVID19 should be supported to: 🤱🏻 breastfeed safely 🤱🏼 hold her newborn skin-to-skin 🤱🏾 share a room… https://t.co/uUoN55nAmGFriends don’t let friends share misinformation! #WorldFriendshipDay video by @UN ❤️ Follow @UN United Nation on Tik… https://t.co/MuC01EFWup
Retweeted by United Nations"We need to help people feel in control." -- @WHOAFRO chief @MoetiTshidi on how to sustain behaviours that help pr… https://t.co/DVS2jcn9jpUNHCR is calling on countries to protect refugees and migrants travelling via routes controlled by human trafficker… https://t.co/D0OWDMnyJLWith the #COVID19 pandemic placing so many of the world’s children in jeopardy, I appeal to leaders at all levels:… https://t.co/lCkku99Y3i#PlasticFreeJuly comes to an end but here are a few tips to help #BeatPlasticPollution all year round: 🍴Refuse pla… https://t.co/rpJNDKvo19عيد مبارك #EidMubarak! Wishing all those who are celebrating a happy, safe and peaceful #EidAlAdha. https://t.co/yerVbCB570The worldwide response to #COVID19 has demonstrated the power of solidarity. People are spreading kindness through… https://t.co/I8ElOYPAXdIn the new episode of our UN podcast, @MelissaFleming talks with the 1st female @WHO Regional Director for Africa… https://t.co/WjUP1hWOho
7/31
2020
In rural India, not everyone has access to verified information about #COVID19. See how @GramVaani, a voice-based… https://t.co/HKklbnM4FP#COVID19 could drive tens of millions of people into extreme poverty, placing those already vulnerable at higher ri… https://t.co/Wmu9Vp1xxR
Retweeted by United Nations#EidMubarak! Wishing all those who are celebrating a happy and peaceful #EidAlAdha. https://t.co/a3vML4htfGHappy #FriendshipDay! Let's be there for each other and lift each other up for a better world. https://t.co/mVSrgbUW73
Retweeted by United NationsLead has poisoned children on a massive and previously unknown scale. UNICEF and @PureEarthNow are calling for urg… https://t.co/RZ0AePoXRA
Retweeted by United Nations"As in other parts of the world, the health, economic & political impact of #COVID19 has been significant across So… https://t.co/QENOHbtyqROn World Day Against Trafficking in Persons we share our appreciation for the people who work on the frontlines - i… https://t.co/x3jvLUosWx
Retweeted by United NationsThanks to swift & decisive action, Southeast Asia has been spared some of the suffering & upheaval seen elsewhere d… https://t.co/GgbWzxdgzq
Retweeted by United NationsIn 2019, nearly 34 million children were living in displacement camps, missing out on their childhood and living in… https://t.co/ofumUDCLH3Friends don't let friends share misinformation. On Thursday's #FriendshipDay and every day -- pause, and verify fa… https://t.co/gOMcmZHDhp1/3 of our food is lost or wasted every year. Here's how you can help: 🛒 Shop smarter 🥘 Improve food storage 🥡 Eat… https://t.co/YHWf3zzqat"If the world is to put human dignity & human rights at the centre of the #COVID19 response & recovery, we need to… https://t.co/rouHNdpnUNThursday is #FriendshipDay! 🤗 Physical distancing during #COVID19 does not have to mean social or emotional isolat… https://t.co/2NleSqHu76No part of our planet is immune to human trafficking. On Thursday's #EndHumanTrafficking Day, join @UNODC in honor… https://t.co/yNrQ1SPjjR
7/30
2020
#COVID19 has just been devastating in #LatinAmerica. As jobs are lost and livelihoods are destroyed, families are s… https://t.co/zy08uWZzuN
Retweeted by United NationsThe Syrian economy, devastated by nearly a decade of conflict, has entered a period of extreme fragility. Families… https://t.co/czkZhmfigPTo prevent a deepening learning crisis for children, schools should be among the first institutions to reopen as co… https://t.co/sHEJxpubKu
Retweeted by United NationsDesert locusts are destroying crops in East Africa and Yemen, threatening food security in the region. See how… https://t.co/s0UGCx63RC📣 30 July – CONCERT 🎶 – Get your ticket now ‼️ ➡️ https://t.co/onQt8Iy2Po Join us & @RukusAvenue on World Day Aga… https://t.co/6AeHjEr8n2
Retweeted by United NationsUNHCR is calling on States to protect refugees and migrants travelling via routes controlled by human traffickers,… https://t.co/RLA8P4d9Q7
Retweeted by United NationsBangladesh: Nearly a quarter of the country is flooded and at least 3.3 million people are affected by record-long… https://t.co/6JmoxvFAcbHow much do you know about tigers🐅? On #InternationalTigerDay, take our quiz & learn about the #VanishingTreasureshttps://t.co/kjgED6JI0p
Retweeted by United Nations"False information travels faster & farther than the truth." -- @DoctorYasmin, Director of @Stanford Health Commun… https://t.co/pzrT3KgZRYMisinformation is dangerous & can hamper our ability to make progress on global issues. So take a moment to pause… https://t.co/EUzMAPyl1PMisinformation is spreading faster than #COVID19 itself, disrupting public health efforts. See how young people in… https://t.co/IcE6UU5EjJEveryone has the right to a nationality. Yet, millions around the world have been denied their right to a national… https://t.co/9XQacsKI2YOver the last century, tiger population has declined by 95%, due to habitat loss & wildlife trafficking. Today, the… https://t.co/9n3lVjoCLu
7/29
2020
Yemen: @UNReliefChief & @OSE_Yemen call for an immediate ceasefire, and warn the country could enter a new phase of… https://t.co/OzqVAFTduYWithout urgent action, the number of children suffering from wasting - a life-threatening form of malnutrition - co… https://t.co/OubSUIQs8a
Retweeted by United Nations🦠 Disease outbreaks 🏭 Pollution 🌪️ Extreme weather events 🌊 Earthquakes & tsunamis ☢️ Technological hazards Prepar… https://t.co/GoLmvUQPEh#NorthKorea: New report recounts testimonies from women describing how they were detained in inhumane, overcrowded… https://t.co/4QRGEooDlw
Retweeted by United NationsCities are bearing the brunt of the #COVID19 crisis – especially in poorer areas. As we respond to the pandemic, w… https://t.co/JVuwJoWf05
Retweeted by United Nations"Now is our chance to recover better, by building more resilient, inclusive & sustainable cities." --… https://t.co/Pa9bdPNtLyIt's World #Hepatitis Day. A #HepatitisFreeFuture is within reach 💪🏽 -Prevent infection among newborns -Stop mothe… https://t.co/1oh1teJgDt
Retweeted by United NationsLost jobs & incomes due to #COVID19 has led to an increase in the number of people facing acute food insecurity.… https://t.co/EMwgl9AS4YBillions of people still lack safe drinking water and sanitation 10 years after the @UN explicitly recognised it as… https://t.co/cncmU759Yv
Retweeted by United NationsPrevention & care services for hepatitis are essential even during the #COVID19 pandemic. On Tuesday's… https://t.co/P7WqYGbaXvUnprecedented sums of taxpayers’ money are being spent on the economic recovery from #COVID19. How this money is s… https://t.co/JfUboLdoFj
Retweeted by United Nations“I urge young people everywhere to keep driving #ClimateAction forward. We need you more than ever.” --… https://t.co/ZsDhv0Tg1qThe proportion of children under five chronically infected with hepatitis B fell to under 1% in 2019 from around 5%… https://t.co/FaGQHcz3TQNow — more than ever, your voice matters, your ideas matter. Share your solutions for a better future, as the UN… https://t.co/cD1IWYMeFu
7/28
2020
Young people are on the front lines of #ClimateAction, showing us what bold leadership looks like. That is why I a… https://t.co/d3tKIAFdmL
Retweeted by United Nations➡️ Hepatitis attacks the most vulnerable. ➡️ Viral hepatitis B & C are root causes of liver cancer. ➡️ Timely testi… https://t.co/J4ScP5WPLW#COVID19 has shown the power of women’s leadership and effective response when in charge. We must stand together to… https://t.co/Oe3gf2j3DE
Retweeted by United NationsNEW REPORT: The African Continental Free Trade Area (#AfCFTA) represents a major opportunity for countries to boost… https://t.co/RZomvDBOzA
Retweeted by United NationsWomen & children made up more than 40% of all civilian casualties in the Afghanistan conflict during first half of… https://t.co/9KIUBlBzHVLost jobs. Lost incomes. Lost stability. Lost futures. Lost hope. Lost lives. Yemen can't afford to lose anymore. #YemenCrisis
Retweeted by United NationsAthletes around the world showed us what they are doing to help fight #COVID19. All of us have a role to play dur… https://t.co/ryx4suXlUaChildren like Aboud are more than refugees and migrants. As we face the global #COVID19 crisis, let’s see their str… https://t.co/Af2GbDeoie
Retweeted by United NationsJournalism is not a crime. A free press is essential for peace, justice & human rights for all. Learn how we are… https://t.co/GGnLcXb295
Retweeted by United NationsCamera traps are a great tool for studying wildlife and estimating species' diversity & abundance. See how @FAO is… https://t.co/mFYaGThwQZ
7/27
2020

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