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