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A miracle in #Zaatari refugee camp! Over 14,000 babies have been delivered with 0 maternal deaths at a @UNFPA-supported clinic 🧡 Meet the#midwivess who are making this possible in#Jordann and join us to celebrate their life-saving work:unf.pa/itrVa
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"I am an activist because I simply cannot allow injustice to go unchallenged." -- Kaylee Werner is working to combat anti-semitism and gun violence. See how she helps #FightRacism: instagram.com/tv/CU_WmGtN-hC/
What kind of footprint do you want to leave behind? 🌍 Help citizen-led projects that provide concrete solutions! 🌐 Go to th#UnescoGreenCitizensns website 🌟 Choose a project you like ✉️ Contact the project unescogreencitizens.org/discover-proje…egIgM
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Join the @UNYouthEnvoy and 130+ participants from 77 countries for the #YPSConference to discuss the importance of #Youth4Peace & ensure that young people are viewed as equal partners for peace & development. un.org/youthenvoy/doh…
170,000+ boys & girls who had been recruited to fight have been released over the past 25 years thanks to international action, but more needs to be done to protect children caught in conflict. news.un.org/en/story/2022/…
Education is a human right, not a privilege. Join @UNESCO & #StandUp4HumanRights to ensure everyone, everywhere can access quality education. en.unesco.org/themes/right-t…
The fundamental rights of Afghan women and girls are under attack. They need our support and solidarity now more than ever. Humanitarians aim to scale up assistance to women and girls by providing food, healthcare, education, livelihood opportunities and protection services.
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"We can overcome this pandemic, achieve universal vaccination, protect the planet, recover sustainably, promote human rights & revitalize the United Nations. Through hope, we can lay the foundations for a better tomorrow." -- @UN_PGA tells #UNGA. news.un.org/en/story/2022/…
It was great to participate in today's Portal Opening of @expo2020dubai's Sustainability Gate for #GlobalGoals week. Only 8 years remain in the Decade of Action -- little time to achieve the Global Goals. We need to #ActNow before it's too late.
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UN will continue to engage with regional & international partners & Israeli & Palestinian leaders to reach just, comprehensive & lasting settlement of Palestinian-Israeli conflict, UN Special Coordinator for Middle East Peace Process @TWennesland says. news.un.org/en/story/2022/…
“If we are to finally enjoy the dividends of a lasting peace, we must cherish our common humanity and guard against the drivers of conflict. We simply will not survive the alternative.” My Statement at the resumed part of the #UNGAs 76th Session: bit.ly/3GMAGXm
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If we fail to match climate rhetoric with #ClimateAction, we condemn ourselves to a hotter, more volatile earth - with worsening disasters and mass displacement. Ambition must be matched by political will and the availability of resources to make it happen.
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2021 was 1 of the 7 warmest years on record, despite the cooling effect of La Niña, @WMO confirms. Long-term climate change trends are expected to continue as a result of record levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. #ActNow news.un.org/en/story/2022/…
Today, we call for US$400.5 million to carry out our human rights work in 2022. Amidst a period of massive global upheaval and crisis, this funding will be critical to protect, promote and uphold human rights in every corner of the world – @mbachelet. �ow.ly/gS5j50HxXIWHG
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Over 158,000 people remain displaced, a month after #TyphoonRai devastated parts of the Philippines.  IOM and partners continue to provide shelter, camp coordination management, and health support in affected and hard to reach areas of Southern Leyte and Dinagat Islands.
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From wasting less food 🚯 to saving energy 💡 & water 💧 to recycling ♻@FAOFAO shares 8 ideas f#ClimateActionion you can take in your everyday life to help protect our planet and all its peoplfao.org/climate-change…qkNJ
❗️The number of people in need of humanitarian assistance in Latin American nearly tripled over the last 3 years. 2022 will be critical in responding to the region’s growing needs. More about the humanitarian situation in the region ⬇️ #InvestInHumanity
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Vaccination rates in high-income countries are seven times higher than in African countries - shamefully. All countries & manufacturers must prioritize vaccine supply to COVAX & support the local production of tests, vaccines & treatments worldwide. We need vaccine equity, now.
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Sport teaches 👏 Solidarity 💪 Resilience & confidence 🤼‍♀️ Teamwor#WomenInSportort defy gender stereotypes & social norms, make inspiring role models & demonstrate equalitunwomen.org/en/news/storie…qQN v@UN_Womenm#GenerationEqualityiJr6
In 2022, @UNRWA needs $1.6 billion to continue providing vital services to Palestine refugees, including health & food assistance and education. news.un.org/en/story/2022/…
The difference between 1.5° & 2°C global warming: 🔸6 vs. 16 million people affected by sea-level rise 🔸70% vs. 99% of coral reefs dying 🔸double the likelihood that insects lose half their habitat More facts about the climate crisis fr@UNEPNEPunep.org/explore-topics…NDA
#GlobalGoals week at @expo2020dubai is bringing together UN representatives, activists & advocates from around the world to accelerate momentum on the world's to-do list for a better future for all. globalgoalsweek.org
"We should seize all opportunities to increase visibility and awareness of the terrible impact of conflict on children." @unicefchief on the 25th Anniversary of the Children and Armed Conflict Mandate. unicef.org/press-releases…
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UN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet calls on the international community to stand united and push back against attempts to attack, silence and criminalize women's rights to defend rights and participate in decision-making. Read more: ow.ly/S3xn50HwYrr
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"Decisions on peace that do not reflect women's voices, realities & rights are not sustainable." -- @UNHumanRights chief @mbachelet to Security Council. news.un.org/en/story/2022/…
It's intolerable that children are still so often the victims of violence and abuses in war. As we mark 25 years of the Children and Armed Conflict mandate, let’s recommit to eradicate this scourge. My remarks today: dppa.un.org/en/under-secre…
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WFP needs $1.97 billion to prevent food security from deteriorating still further in Yemen in 2022. Since the beginning of this month, already 8 million Yemenis have begun receiving reduced assistance due to funding shortages. wfp.org/news/wfp-force…
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Tonga: At least three people have died and many are still missing following the massive volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami wave that hit the country over the weekend. The UN and partners are supporting relief efforts. news.un.org/en/story/2022/…
Following the 17 January earthquake in Badghis Province, Afghanistan: 🔹26 people died, 4 were injured & hundreds of houses damaged or destroyed. 🔹Food, shelter, non-food items & heating materials are urgently needed. 🔹Aid agencies are providing initial emergency support
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🇸�#Sudanan continues to be of serious concern, with peaceful protesters killed or injured on a near-daily basis by security forces, as well as a clampdown on critics & journalists. Unnecessary & disproportionate use of force + arbitrary arrests must stopow.ly/190k50HwISf7Z4
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Today, UNRWA announced its 2022 operating budget. This year the Agency required US$ 1.6 billion in funding to serve Palestine refugees. These funds will enable UNRWA to provide vital, lifesaving services, including education, health and food assistance: unrwa.org/newsroom/press…
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🇾�#Yemenen: We are deeply concerned by the continuing escalation of the conflict and its impact on civilians. All parties must exercise maximum restraint and avoid escalation. There is no military solution to this conflict. Learn moreow.ly/uUAl50HwIuizbN
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From speaking up to knowing your rights and sharing the care, @UN_Women explains 8 ways YOU can take action for gender equality. unwo.men/iMSz50FP0ep
We must get back on track to achieve the #GlobalGoals. Join @AminaJMohammed, H.E. Reem Al Hashimi & @MaherNasserUN at #SDGLive #Expo2020 and learn about the key to achieving a sustainable recovery from the pandemic & delivering on the #DecadeOfAction. 🔗media.un.org/en/asset/k1b/k…Y3
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More than 800 women die every day from preventable causes related to pregnancy & childbirth. Making motherhood safer is a human rights imperative. More from @UN_Women: unwomen.org/en/news/in-foc…
Which global challenge concerns you the most? 🤔 Join@SDGMediaZonee as it brings together@UNN officials, influencers & industry leaders to talk about innovative solutions that address pressing challenges during@TheGlobalGoalss week at#Expo20200 �un.org/sdgmediazone7pE
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Taking small steps can help improve your mental health: 🏋🏽 Exercise regularly 🥗 Eat healthily 😴 Get enough sleep 🍺 Limit alcohol intake 🗣 Talk about your feel@WHO @WHO has more tips on how to improve mental well-bbit.ly/2GNv9961D4IusS
During @UNEP's 50 years of work, the world has come together to: 🌎 help repair the ozone layer, 🌏 phase out leaded fuel, 🌍 stop endangered species from going extinct & more#UNEP50P50 is an opportunity for collective action to protect people & planenews.un.org/en/gallery/736…sE1
The women & men #ServingForPeace with @UNPeacekeeping come from all over the world and have a broad range of backgrounds, from military to civil affairs to public information. Find out how YOU can become a UN peacekeeper: ow.ly/aTQA50Ej56t
In his briefing on Tuesday to the @UN Security Council, the @IntlCrimCourt Prosecutor Karim Khan underlined the need for cooperation and action on #Darfur. news.un.org/en/story/2022/…
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1 billion #COVID19 vaccines have been delivered to 144 countries through the UN-led COVAX initiative, but much more remains to be done to defeat the pandemic. #OnlyTogether news.un.org/en/story/2022/…
We cannot afford to replicate the inequalities and injustices that continue condemning tens of millions of people to lives of want, poverty & poor health. We need to come together — across countries & sectors— to support those countries who need the most help. #DavosAgenda
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📉 Global working hours in 2022 will be almost 2% below their pre-pandemic level. This is the equivalent to the loss of 52 million full-time jobs. 🆕 Find out more on the new ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook Trends 2022 report.ow.ly/TiyQ50HvS2vlk
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Global labour markets are recovering from the #COVID19 crisis slower than expected. Unemployment is projected to remain at 207 million in 2022 - 21 million more than before the pandemic began. More in new @ilo report: news.un.org/en/story/2022/…
"We cannot afford to replicate the inequalities & injustices that continue condemning tens of millions of people to lives of want, poverty & poor health." -- @antonioguterres urges solidarity at @wef to make 2022 a true moment of recovery. un.org/sg/en/node/261…
We can all stand up against racial prejudice & intolerant attitudes. Be a human rights champion & #FightRacism on Monday's #MartinLutherKing Day & every day: un.org/en/letsfightra… #MLKDay
Only 48 days until the #UNEP50 commemoration! Explore the successes of the global environmental community over the past half century and learn how you can get involved: unep.org/50-years/
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Tonga: First clean-up efforts are underway following the underwater volcanic eruption at the weekend. The UN & partners in the Pacific are urgently planning next steps to support the Tongan government & people. news.un.org/en/story/2022/…
Let's be clear - there are no safe levels of global warming. We see the warning signs all around us. Every fraction of a degree matters. Every day matters. Every action matters.
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There are just 8 years left to achieve the #GlobalGoals & gender equality cuts across all of them. On Jan 17, at 11 am ET, I will participate in the #SayftyChat to discuss the critical role of women in achieving a better future for all. Head to @SayftyCom & join us!
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