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HAPPENING NOW: #DSG Jan Eliasson & Jan Egeland of @NRC_Norway are briefing press on the subject of #idps. Live:
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Happening now: join @UN_Women & partners now for a Twitter chat on women's empowerment. #Beijing20
.@UNEP is supporting countries’ efforts to produce renewable energy. See how: #climate2014
#EbolaResponse objectives via @UNOCHA: Stop, Treat, Ensure, Preserve, Prevent
Motorbike riders in #SierraLeone work together with @UNDPSierraLeone to fight Ebola: #EbolaResponse
New report says 1M children still die on first day of life from preventable causes
Economic growth possible even while tackling climate change, UN-backed report finds
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Honored to accept at this key moment for #Climate2014. RT @UN: Ban Ki-moon names @LeoDiCaprio Messenger of Peace
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“Every day we delay, the cost and the suffering will grow exponentially” - nearly $1B needed for #EbolaResponse
A proud moment for 5000+ soldiers of the AU mission who joined yesterday the @UN mission in #CAR #MINUSCA #green2blue
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HAPPENING NOW: #UNSG Ban Ki-moon speaking at the opening session of the 69th Session of the General Assembly. Live:
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Speaking now #UNGA President (@UN_PGA) Mr. Sam Kahamba Kutesa of Uganda. Bio: Watch:
69th Session of the General Assembly is now officially open! Follow #UNGA for updates & see:
State of Food Insecurity Report from @FAOnews says 1 in 4 people in Sub-Saharan Africa undernourished. #SOFI2014
Our HC & Head of @UNDP met Syrian refugees today. And called for the world to support Lebanon
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Ban Ki-moon previewed Tuesday's General Assembly #UNGA opening - see what he said here:
Ban Ki-moon names @LeoDiCaprio Messenger of Peace w/ focus on climate change #Climate2014
Ban Ki-moon to discuss horrendous violence in Syria & Iraq at #UNGA. Welcomes growing int'l consensus against threat to peace & security
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In 10 minutes #UNSG Ban Ki-moon will brief press on 69th session of #UNGA, #EbolaResponse #Climate2014 &more. Live:
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The Security Council holds consultations on the #MiddleEast this morning. Here's the latest schedule for the month:
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The #Climate2014 Summit is one week away. See who's joining Ban Ki-moon to say "I'm for climate action!"
Tuesday's #OzoneDay celebrates #MontrealProtocol achievements & continued ozone action!
Live from @UNGeneva - #Ebola briefing by @UNOCHA Chief @ValerieAmos, UN Response Coordinator @davidnabarro & @WHO
New #SOFI2014 report on global hunger just out: 805 million ppl suffering from chronic #hunger in 2012–14 period:
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Watch UN Commission of Inquiry on #Syria present report to UN Human Rights Council: #HRC27
Happening now: UN Commission of Inquiry on #Syria presenting new report to Human Rights Council @UNGeneva. #HRC27
Business & #HumanRights in Africa – 1st @UNrightswire regional forum from 16-18 September:
#Didyouknow: The #MontrealProtocol is the only treaty to achieve universal ratification? Tuesday is #ozoneday
#Disability rights: Major milestone as ratification of UN Convention reaches 150 states: via @UNrightswire
President commends post-2015 agenda progress as 68th General Assembly concludes @UN_PGA
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The #MontrealProtocol prevents the increase of harmful UV radiation to reach the earth. Tuesday is #ozoneday
Amazing celebrity line-up for global #LGBT equality tonight at #UprisingOfLove Broadway concert with @free_equal:
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On #DemocracyDay #DSG Jan Eliasson, says #UN is pressing governments to listen to their ppl & work for their future.
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Small scale farmers in 30+ countries are buidling resilience to climate disasters #climate2014
Envoy Angelina Jolie joins @Refugees chief to warn of escalating crisis in the Mediterranean
#DemocracyDay - Ban Ki-moon calls on young people to lead push for inclusive democracy
Situation in the Syrian side of #UNDOF has deteriorated severely over the last several days. Full update here:
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A colorful afternoon in Bangui as international forces under @UN CAR mission present their flags #MINUSCA #green2blue
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#Disability rights: Major milestone as ratification of UN Convention reaches 150 states:
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Starts this week in Geneva: Committee on Rights of Persons w/ Disabilities meets to review 6 countries: #CRPD