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Single-use plastic bags are one of the most consumed items around the world. Are you ready to bring your own bag? Start your 100 days to #BeatPlasticPollution for #CleanSeas. Head to our Instagram profile to learn more: bit.ly/2XNdYwK #WorldRiversDay
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To achieve the #GlobalGoals & leave no one behind, access to accurate information is essential. More from @UNESCO on Tuesday's #AccessToInfoDay: en.unesco.org/commemorations…
🔸 Educate 🔸 Vaccinate 🔸 Eliminat@WHOWHO explains how to prevent a#EndRabiesies on Tuesday's World Rabies Dawho.int/health-topics/…1kk
Yemen: 3,500+ children were victims of grave violations as hostilities intensified in 2019 & 2020. New @childreninwar report warns of endless suffering and a massive humanitarian crisis after 7 years of armed conflict. news.un.org/en/story/2021/…
Access to information is a basic human right, which improves transparent governance, helps protect our health, reduces inequalities & much more. @UNESCO has more on Tuesday's #AccessToInfoDay: en.unesco.org/commemorations…
UN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet says the gender digital divide in COVID-19 times is a threat to women's human rights. We cannot let technology widen gender inequalities. Read: ow.ly/I0RQ50Gha3z #HRC48
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"Our ultimate objective is clear: the total elimination of nuclear weapons. But we can't achieve this without a prohibition on nuclear testing." -- @CTBTO chief @_RobFloyd as Security Council marks 25th anniversary of Test Ban Treaty. news.un.org/en/story/2021/…
Mired in the health, economic and social crises due to #COVID19, the least developed countries recorded their worst economic performance in 3 decades in 2020. @UNCTAD’s new #LDCReport says their only hope to recover is to boost their #ProductiveCapacities bit.ly/3nXkXhQ
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Speaking now at #UNGA: Congo; Dominica; Morocco; Mozambique; Trinidad and Tobago; Tunisia; Nepal; Nicaragua; Canada; Democratic People's Republic of Korea; Guinea; and Timor Leste. gadebate.un.org
Day 6 of the #UNGA General Debate continues - watch it LIVE. gadebate.un.org twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…
🌳 Forest protection in Ghana 🏍️ Electric motorcycles in Kenya 🌅 Solar-powered water systems in Somalia During th#AfricaClimateWeekeek, see how people across the continent are taki#ClimateActionionun.org/en/climatechan…Oo0
#COVID19 wiped out the incomes and jobs of millions of people. Investments in green jobs and social protection are key to achieve a human-centred recovery. Join the @UN high-level meeting on 28 September to discuss financing solutions ⏲️ 09:00-12.00 EDT bit.ly/2WkkElM
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The number of people forced to flee due to conflict, war and  human rights abuses has reached a record-breaking 82.4 million. World leaders must act to reverse this trend of soaring displacement.  Stand #WithRefugees. bit.ly/3vD6ebW
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In conversation with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex — sharing how to engage on issues we care about deeply: climate action, women’s economic empowerment, mental well-being, youth engagement and vaccine equity.
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Speaking soon at the #UNGA General Debate: San Marino; Oman; Sao Tome and Principe; Côte d'Ivoire; Brunei Darussalam; Mauritania; Niger; France; and Cameroon. gadebate.un.org
UN Peacekeeping missions are helping to achieve the #GlobalGoals by: ➡️reducing inequalities ➡️supporting gender equality ➡️protecting communities ➡️strengthening peace, justice & institutions & more... Learn about the work of @UNPeacekeeping peacekeeping.un.org/en
#AfricaClimateWeek 2021 Virtual Thematic Sessions are underway with calls to action from leading voices from across the region. The sessions are showcasing climate action and sharing progress on national climate plans ahead of #COP26. Press release: bit.ly/2WiBr8M
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Millions of Afghan people need our support today. Help us deliver urgent assistance to the most vulnerable: bit.ly/3sUW8Ub
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Speaking this morning at #UNGA: Israel: @naftalibennett; Belarus; Yemen; United Arab Emirates; Syria; Iceland; Algeria; Grenada; Eritrea; and Bahrain. gadebate.un.org
Watch LIVE as day 6 of the #UNGA General Debate gets underway. gadebate.un.org twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…
🤗Thanks to everyone sharing their#WorldTourismDayy picture 📸! Go find yours in th#WTD202121 gallery�unwto.org/wtd2021I86G
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Today is #WorldTourismDay! How do #WorldHeritage sites contribute to inclusion, growth, & development? Find out more about tourism's value in protected areas: on.unesco.org/3sZ5luF
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Tourism generates opportunities for all. After being profoundly impacted by #COVID19, this key sector has the potential to advance prosperity & drive inclusive, sustainable development. unwto.org/wtd2021 #WorldTourismDay
#COVID19 has seen a flood of misinformation that has sown confusion, discord & division, sometimes with deadly consequences.   Join Monday's #UNGA event to learn more about the effective & collaborative solutions to address this challenge & build trust. media.un.org/en/webtv
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Misinformation is dangerous and is hampering our ability to make progress on global issues and prolonging the pandemic. We can all take action now. #PledgeToPause & take time to verify facts before sharing something online. shareverified.com/pledge-to-paus…
"With many millions of livelihoods in jeopardy, it is time to rethink, transform, and safely restart tourism." -- @antonioguterres on Monday's #WorldTourismDay. un.org/en/observances…
"We are sometimes called the lost #COVID19 generation - but we’re not the lost generation, we are the WELCOME generation. So let's join hands together so that we can work towards a better tomorrow together." -- @BTS_twt share their message of hope with @MelissaFleming.
The restart of tourism will help stimulate recovery & growth. On Monday's #WorldTourismDay, learn how @UNWTO is working to promote more sustainable, inclusive & resilient tourism as we recover from #COVID19: unwto.org/world-tourism-…
Only when vaccines reach everyone will we be safe. Watch as @UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors @conniebritton, @PadmaLakshmi, @yemialadee & Michelle Yeoh discuss the need to share #COVID19 vaccines fairly around the 🌍 to end the pandemic.stories.undp.org/until-everybod…g#VaccinEquityyN
Global leaders, activists, advocates & people from around the world have joined the UN family in pledging to keep the promise of the #GlobalGoals. See some examples & get inspired to make your own promise for a better tomorrow! twitter.com/i/events/14400…
"Education means everything to me." "All of my dreams are ruined." Girls from Afghanistan joined @AminaJMohammed, @Malala & others to discus what is at stake for female students & offer solutions to keep girls' education alive in the country. news.un.org/en/story/2021/… #UNGA
The #GlobalGoals are the world's to-do list for a better & more sustainable future for all. From taking #ClimateAction and promoting gender equality to speaking out against injustices, we all have a role to play in transforming our world. un.org/sustainabledev…
Access to contraception is a fundamental right. It contributes to improved health outcomes and benefits individuals, families and communities. Key facts from @WHO on Sunday's #WorldContraceptionDay: who.int/health-topics/…
During this week's UN @FoodSystems Summit, @UNEP & @YaleArch have installed a living green wall of edible plants at UNHQ. The exhibit showcases how architecture can contribute to fresher food supply, cleaner air, reduced energy consumption & more. unep.org/events/unep-ev… #UNGA
"Power is usually not given. Power is taken." -- @antonioguterres stresses the need for a more balanced distribution of power between men & women. news.un.org/en/story/2021/…
Every woman and girl in every part of the world should have access to the contraceptive method of her choice. On Sunday's #WorldContraceptionDay and every day, @UNFPA works to ensure access to safe, voluntary family planning. unfpa.org/family-planning
To achieve a peaceful & sustainable future, the world must be free of nuclear weapons. More on Sunday's International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. un.org/en/observances… #GlobalGoals
"Let's join hands together so that we can work towards a better tomorrow together." -- @BTS_twt shared their message of hope for a better future this week at #UNGA. Join them in supporting the #GlobalGoals! bit.ly/Keeping-The-Pr…
It's the biggest diplomatic week of the year! Take a look back as world leaders, influencers, advocates & more gathered at UNHQ in New York for the #UNGA high-level week to find solutions to some of the world's biggest challenges. flickr.com/photos/un_phot…
.@AminaJMohammed to speak at #GlobalCitizen Festival in Central Park, NYC to talk about the #GlobalGoals on the world stage. twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…
Now is the time to eliminate nuclear weapons from our world, and usher in a new era of dialogue, trust and peace for all people. -- @antonioguterres on Sunday's International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. un.org/en/observances…
Speaking now at #UNGA: Samoa; Tuvalu: @TuvaluPM; Antigua and Barbuda; Solomon Islands; Mali: @GouvMali; Holy See; Ethiopia; Liechtenstein; and Singapore. gadebate.un.org
The #UNGA General Debate continues - watch it LIVE. gadebate.un.org twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…
"A majority of the wealthier world is vaccinated while 90% of Africans are still waiting for their first dose. This is an obscenity." -- @antonioguterres stressed the need for #COVID19 vaccine equity during #UNGA general debate. un.org/sg/en/node/259…
Ending discrimination benefits everyone. To prevent and #FightRacism is to create a better world, for all of us. Get tips on how YOU can take action: un.org/en/fight-racis…
Speaking soon at the #UNGA General Debate: Sudan: @SudanPMHamdok; Cambodia: @PeacePalaceKH; Fiji: @FijiPM; Bhutan: @PMBhutan; Bahamas: @opmthebahamas; Thailand: @prayutofficial; Vanuatu; Tonga; and Russian Federation. gadebate.un.org
How we produce and use energy is the main cause of the climate crisis. Investing in clean, affordable energy for all will improve the well-being of billions of people, and is the single most important solution to avert climate catastrophe. un.org/sg/en/node/259…
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Speaking now at #UNGA: India: @narendramodi; Saint Lucia: @PhilipJPierreLC; Andorra: @XavierEspot; Eswatini; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: @ComradeRalph; Haiti: @DrArielHenry; Malaysia: @IsmailSabri60; and Lao People’s Democratic Republic. gadebate.un.org
Watch LIVE as day 5 of the #UNGA General Debate gets underway. See: gadebate.un.org twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…
Happy birthday to our Messenger of Peace, Michael Douglas! Thank you for your commitment to the work of the United Nations, especially on disarmament issues. un.org/en/messengers-…
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