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Official account of the United Nations. For peace, dignity & equality on a healthy planet.

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3 months ago
📸: The Knotted Gun sculpture at UNHQ in NYC is a universal symbol of non-violence. The UN works for everyone, everywhere to create a more peaceful and prosperous world for all.
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32 minutes ago
The difference between 1.5°C & 3°C global warming means vastly different scenarios for the future. Our survival on this planet hinges on these few degrees. Addressing the climate crisis & limiting temperature rise is possible, if we #ActNow. via @UNFCCC
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3 hours ago
Blue forests are essential to life on Earth.🌍 These underwater forests: ➡️protect coastlines from flooding & erosion, ➡️shelter wildlife, ➡️shelter provide sustainable livelihoods for communities, ➡️stabilize our planet's climate. More from @UNEP. ⬇️
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6 hours ago
Women are feeling less safe in public spaces during #COVID19. Violence against women outside the home restricts women’s mobility, limiting their access to employment, essential services & leisure activities. More from @UN_Women: #16Days #WomenCount
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9 hours ago
2021 is the International Year of Health and Care Workers, an opportunity to show our appreciation & gratitude for their unwavering dedication to helping those in need, including during the #COVID19 pandemic. via @WHO
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12 hours ago
From speaking up & engaging in constructive discussions to volunteering in support of vulnerable groups, we can all do our part to #FightRacism & all forms of discrimination. See how you can take action to stand up for our common humanity:
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15 hours ago
The meaningful participation of young people in security sector reform is essential for building inclusive, effective & accountable institutions. Learn more during Security Sector Reform Week: #SSRWeek
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18 hours ago
We can no longer ignore the climate crisis. It's time to stop making excuses & start making changes! Let's take #ClimateAction before it’s too late: via @UNDP #DontChooseExtinction
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21 hours ago
Violence against women & girls is a human rights violation that’s been perpetuated for decades. It’s pervasive, but not inevitable -- unless we stay silent. During the #16Days of activism & every day, speak out to help break the cycle of abuse.
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a day ago
Billions of people worldwide are struggling to access healthy food - a situation exacerbated by the pandemic. See what @FAO says must be done to protect our agrifood systems from shocks to ensure nutritious food is available to all.
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a day ago
The #BiennaleLuanda kicks off Saturday! This Pan-African forum aims to promote arts, cultures & heritages as instruments of dialogue, mutual understanding & tolerance. Follow it live! 👉
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a day ago
Media has a fundamental role to play to stop the rape culture. During the #16Days of activism to end gender-based violence & every day, let’s change the narrative that places blame on victims. via @UN_Women
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a day ago
Sharing misinformation online is dangerous & prolonging the pandemic. Together with @WikiHow, we have launched a free course to help you spot questionable content. Each of us can do our part to protect lives & defeat #COVID19.
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UNESCO 🏛️ #Education #Sciences #Culture 🇺🇳😷
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This is fantastic news! All 193 Member States of UNESCO adopted the Recommendation on #OpenScience, a work that paves the way to the science we need for the future we want 📰
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a day ago
More than 9 million people are in dire need of food assistance due to the ongoing conflict in northern Ethiopia. @WFP is stepping up efforts to deliver life-saving aid, but more funding is needed.
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4 days ago
“They provide a form of psychological first aid as many people are suffering from depression & anxiety due to trauma, and the stress of an uncertain future.” Social workers like Mebrat & Teklit help in the humanitarian response in Northern Ethiopia.
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🚨NEWS ALERT🚨An estimated 9.4 million people are in dire need of food assistance as a result of ongoing conflict in northern Ethiopia. @WFP urgently need US$316 million to meet the urgent food & nutrition needs of 3.7 million over the next 6 months. 👇
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The Trolls are doing their part to protect our planet & they are asking YOU to become a food hero like them. 🍊🌽🫐🥕🍌🥦 From buying local & seasonal fruits & vegetables to wasting less food, all of us can take #ClimateAction: #TrollsFoodHeroes
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