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UNYouth @UN4Youth United Nations, New York

Official Twitter account for the UN Programme on Youth-Focal Point on Youth @UNDESASocial Department of Economic & Social Affairs @UNDESA. #UN4Youth #Youth2030

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Despite the considerable gains in health, education and living standards the world has witnessed in the last decade… https://t.co/AKDZeH5Aa2Happy #HumanRightsDay! Youth can play a crucial role in positive change! Young people can bring fresh ideas and s… https://t.co/4XYUQxVFRcGlobally, young people are marching, organizing & speaking out. They are marching for their right to a future of pe… https://t.co/oUpeVFr7t8
12/10
2019
$2.6 trillion is lost annually to corruption each year, hindering economic growth and spreading inequality. Today… https://t.co/q3r8wasrO7
12/9
2019
Abuse doesn’t always leave physical scars! During the #16Days  of activism, we can all do something to end violenc… https://t.co/d32EwMrlvx
12/8
2019
Today's youth are leaders when it comes to taking #ClimateAction! Meet some of the young people inspiring change to… https://t.co/4Xu54e6cdqToday is ocean day at #COP25🐳 Because there can be no #ClimateAction without protecting our ocean! Get involved i… https://t.co/cFVF1EDgqk
12/7
2019
Young people around the world are calling for more #ClimateAction. At #COY15, youth representatives discussed how t… https://t.co/9gpDYrBHpk"Youth have played a fantastic role throughout this year to raise awareness for the need for urgent #ClimateAction"… https://t.co/FpPIQeJehU
12/6
2019
HAPPY International Volunteer Day! 🎉🎊 This #IVD2019 we celebrate all the volunteers around the world who make the… https://t.co/LyjtBiypCt
12/5
2019
Volunteerism, as a form of civic participation, can be a powerful mechanism for giving youth a voice in decision ma… https://t.co/Dv0Tvae47P"Millions throughout the world, especially young people, are calling on leaders from all sectors to do more - much… https://t.co/1iMpaM6pjf
12/4
2019
Today is the International Day of Persons with #Disabilities! Leaving no one behind must include more than one bill… https://t.co/SERNeqjEw8
12/3
2019
#ActNow to become part of the zero-waste fashion movement: 🔸 Buy eco-friendly clothes 👕 🔸 Shop second-hand 👚 🔸 K… https://t.co/b59fSCscP1
12/2
2019
Today is #WorldAIDSDay Let's stand in solidarity with all people living with or affected by HIV, and let's rememb… https://t.co/2YrmK1xmUbIn a world where 1 in 9 people go to bed hungry every day, having enough food is a privilege. Join @WFP pledge to… https://t.co/DxkzoGQEJP
12/1
2019
The ⏰ is ticking on #ClimateChange & the 🌎cannot afford to waste more time! That is why a bold, decisive, ambitiou… https://t.co/BQsoXW6lro
11/30
2019
Today is International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People #PalestineDay! @UN commemorated the Day at UNH… https://t.co/WkLXopqhOQIn many parts of the 🌎, young women who experience violence are still: 🙅‍♀️not protected by the law 🙅‍♀️have their… https://t.co/2f6KfqN4bo
11/29
2019
Check out the 11 crystal clear #YouthMessages2019 on Internet Governance 👉https://t.co/TNjdpY8ecC #IGF2019https://t.co/eVqM5SnlQ2Calling all young #LGBTQI #humanrights defenders! 📣 Don't miss this fellowship opportunity by @OutRightIntl to par… https://t.co/qbQ3hr1GIcNew @UNEP #EmissionsGap report shows that we're faced with an immense challenge. But there is a future in which we'… https://t.co/cjyOhJtnNB
11/28
2019
Violence and harassment in the workplace undermines women and girls dignity, autonomy & independence. During the… https://t.co/6wPDqK1B95
11/27
2019
Digital inclusion is about much more than access to the internet - it’s about social justice, equity, fairness, aut… https://t.co/FtwHxgJrTi
11/26
2019
25 November is the International Day to End Violence against Women, kicking off #16Days of Activism. Time to suppo… https://t.co/xUtUH7vDhP
11/25
2019
Films 🎞️ are a great way to share experiences and knowledge and prompt action that can change and save lives. In Ma… https://t.co/R9V0nvGT7x
11/24
2019
One story about rape is one story too many. Join #GenerationEquality and stand with us to end sexual violence agai… https://t.co/UFNuzogGL6The @Globies 🏀 came to #VisitUN Headquarters to learn more about our work around the 🌎. Find out how you can take… https://t.co/CW3xevzlMWThe @UN Feeds 91 million people Protects 71 million people forced to flee Tackles the climate crisis Keeps peace w… https://t.co/6bWpDHTQfu
11/23
2019
#WorldWildlifeDay 2020 will focus on "Sustaining all life on Earth" with special emphasis on the sustainable use of… https://t.co/N8ianpEjWv
11/22
2019
Today is #WorldTVDay! Join TV icon and #GlobalGoals supporter Hello Kitty and learn more about worldwide efforts t… https://t.co/5aQS20GyBD
11/21
2019
Happy #WorldChildrensDay! Today we are celebrating 30 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child! We beli… https://t.co/ugnyOTGDFf
11/20
2019
A toilet is a life-saver. 432,000 deaths could be prevented every year with safely managed sanitation. There must b… https://t.co/a8Ut0DEffM
11/19
2019
20 November is #WorldChildrensDay and this year we’re celebrating a special anniversary: 30 years of the UN Convent… https://t.co/EWFNH1eFcM
11/18
2019
Today is International #ToleranceDay! Education for tolerance should help young people develop capacities for inde… https://t.co/fhqcBGqfkE
11/16
2019
On 20 November, children are taking over. #WorldChildrensDay is a chance for girls and boys to take the lead, dema… https://t.co/hg5gc2rJ8VEvery year, 12,000 online volunteers help achieve the #GlobalGoals. Join them and team up with @UNVolunteers to con… https://t.co/eCC25UPp8H
11/15
2019
Today is #WorldDiabetesDay! Exercise🏃‍♀️🚴⛹️‍♀️ Eat healthy🍎🥦🥕 Avoid tobacco use🚭 Simple action can prevent or del… https://t.co/ILlzkoHrUM
11/14
2019
We must treat young people not as subjects to be protected, but as powerful agents for change. I was very pleased… https://t.co/BLghQ31kuaKindness starts with each and every one of us. Join us on #WorldKindnessDay! 💜Screenshot a template 💜Fill it in… https://t.co/HZwTdx8Ha7
11/13
2019
📣On November 13, join us for the #PLURALplus19 Awards Ceremony at @UN Headquarters in NYC! We will screen this year… https://t.co/BOreZeQerQ
11/12
2019
Join pandas QiQi & Diandian 🐼 @UNDP's animal ambassadors for the #GlobalGoals - and help inspire action for a bette… https://t.co/4s8bRRSVL3Child marriage is a human rights violation that threatens the health and lives of girls around the world. At the… https://t.co/K6CvRsTRJg
11/11
2019
Science, technology and innovation provide key answers to achieve the #GlobalGoals. Today is 🌏 #ScienceDay for Pea… https://t.co/O9d2sDXxcv
11/10
2019
1 in 4 people are affected by a mental disorder at some point in their lives. This week @UNICEF & @WHO joined forc… https://t.co/Kd7NDNyUgN
11/9
2019
Share your ideas about how to make the digital world safer & counter the exploitation of online technologies by ter… https://t.co/MM0Yv39ZWx
11/8
2019
3.6 billion people are still offline. Some of the key barriers to Internet use: - affordability - lack of… https://t.co/WZAQCjrzro
11/7
2019
Self-harm, suicide and anxiety are alarmingly high among young children & adolescents around the 🌎 @UNICEF & @WHOhttps://t.co/AT1U3CHd9u
11/6
2019
🎬 Join us LIVE in Lisbon, Portugal for the @UN @globalcompact @SDGMediaZone at the 2019 #WebSummit! Interviews w/… https://t.co/DajpqOLwDPTsunamis are rare events, but they are the deadliest & costliest among all hazards. On #TsunamiDay, let us raise aw… https://t.co/6D81Q1oHvA
11/5
2019
☑️ Build your skills ☑️ Make a positive impact ☑️ Change the 🌎 for the better See how you can join @UNVolunteers:… https://t.co/la7bkMGGaf
11/4
2019
Young people will be front and centre at the #NairobiSummit on population & development - sharing bold ideas, shapi… https://t.co/rSXYDZGPr9
11/3
2019
Air pollution causes more deaths than: - Alcohol use - Physical inactivity You can help to #BeatAirPollution: - Be… https://t.co/7Br2AzGSq5
11/2
2019
Preservation of high mountain ecosystems is essential to global water, food and energy security. @WMOhttps://t.co/frDDYxojal
11/1
2019
Happy #WorldCitiesDay! Did you know that Tokyo is currently the world’s largest city? But things are changing quic… https://t.co/GZnFJfOp9i
10/31
2019
Around the world, youth are mobilizing for #ClimateAction - including young refugees who are far from home, but sti… https://t.co/GKWUFruIoH
10/30
2019
#Education is the best investment we can make to ensure a sustainable future and leave no one behind! Check out th… https://t.co/PAbRYMZdlR
10/29
2019
E-waste can threaten human health & devastate environments if not dealt with properly - yet almost 80% is discarded… https://t.co/D1uXKeQWTd
10/28
2019
Young people’s lack of formal work history-because of their age prevents their access to social protection. Find… https://t.co/DK3FL7MPOA
10/27
2019
The @UN is turning 75 next year and we want to hear from YOU: What are your ideas for #ShapingOurFuture? To learn m… https://t.co/9H24vWr60K
10/26
2019
Be smart. Be critical. Click wisely. Always #ThinkBeforeSharing. Details on the Global Media & Information Literac… https://t.co/ktfN9M5A5Y
10/25
2019
Happy @UN Day! The UN was founded on Oct. 24, 1945. It turns 75 in 2020 and we want to hear from YOU: What are you… https://t.co/NloTsyaA9r
10/24
2019
At last month's @UN Youth #ClimateAction Summit, young people from around the world demanded urgent action to prote… https://t.co/kLW2TXFEzz
10/23
2019
Only 1/3 of young people around the world know about HIV prevention & transmission. Comprehensive sexuality educat… https://t.co/9eXe26iJby
10/22
2019
Energy efficiency at home is key for protecting the planet. Take #ClimateAction by unplugging appliances when the… https://t.co/X2PQld2epl
10/21
2019
How large is the gender-data gap in your country? Find out using the new @UN_Women #WomenCount factsheets. 👉… https://t.co/FY9RywCYC9
10/19
2019
Tuberculosis deaths declined in 2018, yet 1.5 million people died from TB last year - many of whom were also suffer… https://t.co/XvLNXpaZGT🌬️ "The wind was blowing hard 🌒 The light was fading 🗣️ We called for help 😔 but no-one came." Olympian swimmer… https://t.co/ACnlBmMpUi
10/18
2019
Live Now @UN in NY #EndPoverty Day! Show solidarity and stand with people living in poverty on 17 October - and e… https://t.co/RUbeysTw7nProviding a powerful platform for #YouthAdvocates and amplifying their voices is critical in order to achieve a wor… https://t.co/Od5WAni6NIEvery child on the planet has the right to nutritious, healthy food but a staggering 1 in 3 children today are eith… https://t.co/ezPZF4pdpGToday is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty! We need to step up efforts for 385MN children still li… https://t.co/S00wZHLZHK
10/17
2019
Happy #WorldFoodDay! 🍋🍛🥑🥚 #DidYouKnow One-third of the world’s food is lost or wasted every year? If wasted food w… https://t.co/PCit7rUBts
10/16
2019
It’s time we recognize women and girls as agents of #ClimateAction, resilience and sustainability. 👩👧👩‍🌾 Happy In… https://t.co/f86nA8j2SY
10/15
2019
There is enough food on the planet for every single person, yet 821 million people are affected by hunger. Do your… https://t.co/jt3iisvUre
10/14
2019
The effects of poverty are wide-ranging and include hunger, limited access to education and social discrimination.… https://t.co/iaNrYoM2jj
10/12
2019
1.1 billion girls 1 world Unlimited dreams Girls can do anything! Join us in celebrating Today’s #DayOfTheGirl .… https://t.co/kbg802mA5E
10/11
2019
Every 40 seconds, someone, somewhere in the world, dies by suicide. Today is World #MentalHealth  Day, @WHO is cal… https://t.co/9N9xLG10C4
10/10
2019
Having a nationality is a fundamental human right. Yet, millions of people around the world are stateless. As a r… https://t.co/i1PodDAl7c
10/9
2019
Teaching young people about the rule of law can make the world a safer place & help achieve the #GlobalGoals. Hig… https://t.co/MJwYEPOYDY
10/8
2019
Today is #WorldHabitatDay! Find out more about @UNHABITAT #WasteWiseCities campaign, which aims to enhance waste m… https://t.co/KTWEZlTUTW
10/7
2019
Education is 🔑 for achieving the #GlobalGoals. Teachers are 🔑 for achieving inclusive & quality education. Today i… https://t.co/DmRnSKTT8JThe 17 #GlobalGoals are the world's best plan for building a better planet with happy and healthy people. Which goa… https://t.co/UegxbGljRY
10/5
2019
To the young people who attended #UNGA as official youth delegates: Stay engaged, keep up the pressure & hold leade… https://t.co/t4AkMOxDFZ
10/4
2019
➡️ More than 700 million people still live in extreme poverty. ➡️ Around 821 million people wake up hungry every da… https://t.co/nun4R0Wvez
10/3
2019
Today is the International Day of Non-Violence! Learn more about Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence… https://t.co/u2oEOtQJtY
10/2
2019
Climate migration is a reality for millions of people around the 🌎 See how you can help 👉 https://t.co/Pw33rMhR4ghttps://t.co/i1QfegyGe1"We have what it takes to make things better." At the #SDGLive space, Omar Itani - one of the @UNEnvironmenthttps://t.co/2azz7JdQ5I
10/1
2019
Translation facilitates dialogue, understanding & cooperation, and contributes to #SocialInclusion. Today is Inter… https://t.co/HusSnUb92u15 projects from around the 🌎 were announced as winners of the 2019 @UN Global Climate Action Award. These bright… https://t.co/yGJspjcfYP
9/30
2019
To understand our reality. To participate in our society. To hold governments accountable. Let’s make… https://t.co/XNXPAQf5ir
9/28
2019
Happy World Tourism Day! Tourism generates 10% of world jobs! We need to maximize tourism’s potential to create m… https://t.co/LQTPHAsygNHawaiian-born Jason Momoa shows ❤️ for Goal 14 for the ocean ahead of his keynote address at the #SamoaPathway meet… https://t.co/Uio2fQGjCTSmall island countries 🏝️ face a unique set of challenges due to their size and remoteness. The #SamoaPathway will… https://t.co/fJ59NH2i42
9/27
2019
Young people must be key partners in peace-building and peace negotiations, as these decisions will bear a direct i… https://t.co/Pn302TTQd2Q: How many #GlobalGoals are there? 🙋🏽17 Q: How many can be achieved without the necessary financing? 🙋🏿‍♂️NONE Th… https://t.co/yF6udArMz3Thirty years ago, world leaders made a historic commitment to the world’s children by adopting the Convention on th… https://t.co/2dTizng3SWToday is the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons! To achieve a peaceful & sustainable f… https://t.co/FYkmdsrC1K
9/26
2019
The #SDGs week kicked off! See what happens when you bring together, activists, creatives, governments, businesses… https://t.co/PsMZ66N1UTThe critical need to reduce air pollution while accelerating #ClimateAction & improving human health is being highl… https://t.co/x1TijklKyd
9/25
2019

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