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Pepsi joins Coke in support of UN-backed guidelines on local peoples’ right to land, livelihoods; j.mp/QddPuu
#SocialForum: See why @UNrightswire urges govts to consider a new Convention for #OlderPersons’ rights: sm.ohchr.org/1oTaMah
UK: UN rights expert calls on the Government to improve response to violence against women: sm.ohchr.org/1qIW6bg
Action for #Disarmament spells out 10 practical actions for youth to build a more secure future for all. bit.ly/1qs0PvN
A moment of silence at tonight's #Kwibuka20 event at the @UN in New York to remember the victims of the genocide. pic.twitter.com/U1LiZ5zF2t
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Watch now: special event in NYC to observe the 20th Commemoration of the #RwandaGenocide. Live webcast: webtv.un.org
Brazilian football star David Luiz appointed new @UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador j.mp/1jKF5KX j.mp/1jKF75z
Ban Ki-moon condemns shocking mass abduction of schoolgirls in #Nigeria & says schools must remain safe places bit.ly/1takAMN
New @UNESCO centre for adult education in Egypt will help the most vulnerable in society, especially girls & women ow.ly/vwKuK
"There is energy momentum in Africa," says UN Special Rep. @KYumkella – check out his @africarenewal interview j.mp/1m3HyTT
Ban Ki-moon spoke w/ President Putin of #Russia on the phone about the volatile situation in eastern #Ukraine. More: bit.ly/1qEQajl
New @UNrightswire report on Ukraine: misinformation, propaganda & incitement to hatred need to be urgently countered: j.mp/1gC4XrV
Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas joins young people to launch new Action for Disarmament guide at UN j.mp/1eFpuxw #Disarmament
Africa flies on a wing and a prayer - read more from @africarenewal, in latest issue focusing on infrastructure: j.mp/1nn7zeG
Is your organization promoting intercultural understanding & cooperation? Apply by 30 April for #iiaward ow.ly/vLv5P
Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas is launching a new "Action for Disarmament" book - see 10 things you can do now: bit.ly/1qs0PvN
Ban Ki-moon encourages Israeli & Palestinian sides to remain constructively engaged in peace talks: j.mp/1iPaGZV
"We have promised to stay and deliver. Let us see that promise through" - @UNOCHA's @tobylanzer on #SouthSudan. ow.ly/vIZ28
UN expert urges all governments to cut military spending & invest more in human development: sm.ohchr.org/1kWKnCn
#Syria: UN human rights chief condemns the rampant use of torture in detention by gov't forces, opposition groups: j.mp/1ij0vz1
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon shocked and saddened by lives lost today in a bomb attack in #Nigeria bit.ly/1ij8rQC
Be part of “Youth for Change” at @UNAOC #UNAOCEF Summer School in NY. Apply now! Info here: unaocefsummerschool.org ow.ly/i/5ePRB
“The int'l community has an opportunity to help & an obligation to act” - Ban Ki-moon on Central African Republic: j.mp/1iNM6Zq
The 13th consignment of chemicals has been delivered to Latakia, raising the overall total of removals to 65% ow.ly/vKDhf #Syria
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For information on upcoming UN events in Washington, DC, follow @unicdc & see: bit.ly/18yxPwi