Geneva, Switzerland
Joined July 2010
As greenhouse gas concentrations rise, so does the Earth’s temperature. The global annual mean temperature is projected to rise beyond 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels in at least 1 of next 5 years. Latest #SDGreport has more details: unstats.un.org/sdgs/report/2… #GlobalGoalsWeek
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“𝗟𝗼𝘃𝗲 is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.” – Martin Luther King Jr. Let us be inspired by the non-violent action initiated by legendary figures like Martin Luther King Jr. to "make the world a better place".
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Rising insecurity, including the proliferation of terrorist and other non-State armed groups, is creating a crisis in the #Sahel that poses a “global threat”, the 🇺🇳 chief warned Thursday’s high level meeting on the vast African region. ➡️ is.gd/LZFZes
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“Extrajudicial killings, [...] of the civilian population as a method of warfare” have happened in 🇪🇹 since the earliest days of the conflict, the @UN_HRC heard. People are once again “mired in the intractable and deadly consequences" of conflict. 📖: is.gd/bHkoba
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“Eliminating these devices of death is not only possible, it is necessary.” - @antonioguterres. Ahead of Monday’s International Day for the Total Elimination of #NuclearWeapons #IDTENW, 🇺🇳 Chief rejects the claim that nuclear #disarmament is some impossible utopian dream.
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Article 14: 𝗘𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝗵𝗮𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁 to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution. 𝗘𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆𝗼𝗻𝗲 is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind un.org/en/udhrbook/#1
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“As I have said from the start, this senseless war has unlimited potential to do terrible harm,” - @antonioguterres. With the war in 🇺🇦 showing no signs of letting up, countries must increase efforts to prevent further escalation & end🔚 the fighting. 👉 is.gd/LMWdtS
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'#LGBTI people with #disabilities are especially vulnerable to discrimination in employment, leaving them & their families economically insecure. RT if you believe that everyone should have equal opportunities, no matter who they are or whom they love! 🏳️‍🌈 #LeaveNoOneBehind
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The latest @CineONU event in Geneva, showing the film "Je suis noires", addressed the issue of systemic racism, particularly the position of black women. #FightRacism 👇🏿
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"We all have a responsibility here and we are all failing the people of #Myanmar. When Ukraine was attacked, it took UN Member States several days to take action. People of Myanmar 🇲🇲 wonder why the world is reacting so differently to the attack on them." - @RapporteurUn
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UN #Torture Prevention Body (SPT) to visit #Ecuador amid prison crisis. Rights experts from the 🇺🇳 SPT were alarmed by the ongoing violence within 🇪🇨’s prison system, which has led to the death of hundreds of inmates in recent years. bit.ly/3C1rmz7
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📣 This year's Global Week to #Act4SDGs takes place on 16-25 September! We are mobilizing everyone to take action on climate, justice & peace! Now more than ever we need to #FlipTheScript on global 🌍 challenges - join millions of people around the world act4sdgs.org
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International #Translation day is next week! Join us online or at @UNOGLibrary to learn from our guests speakers from @FTI_UNIGE and @MITIBMLab about the basics & innovations of translation. 🗓️ 29 September 🕒 4 to 5.30 pm CET 🌐Register: bit.ly/3RyLEW3
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Research has a crucial role in improving our understanding of the ocean & strengthening its resilience. It is essential to #SaveOurOcean💙🌊 The#OceanDecade reminds us of the major challenges and the innovative solutions that can emerge. Discover more👉 oceandecade.org
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Education 📚 systems around the world 🌍 need “more, not less money 💰” .@antonioguterres reminded that the “world is experiencing multiple crises [...] but education is the building block for peaceful, prosperous, stable societies" is.gd/vh0rwW #TransformingEducation
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The Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieving a better and more sustainable future for all. During the #GlobalGoalsWeek, become a #SDGs champion by testing your knowledge: 🎯 go-goals.org/ #ForPeopleForPlanet
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👕👖👗👗👘🥻 Fashion is swamping our planet! 3/4 of our clothing will end up burned or buried in landfill, this is not acceptable! It's time to become more conscious about the fashion you consume. Be a climate hero and #ActNow ! bit.ly/ClimateHeroes
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1 out of 10 children are engaged in child labour worldwide - nearly half of them are involved in hazardous work that directly jeopardizes their health, safety or morals. Check out more in the #SDGreport 2022: unstats.un.org/sdgs/report/2…
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DYK? Mountain #tourism accounts for around 15 to 20% of global tourism. Environmental protection and mountain holidays are not incompatible. Ahead of #WorldTourismDay, join #GenerationRestoration to revive and protect our ecosystems. ⛰️ bit.ly/3qpXHJA #MountainMatter
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❗ An outbreak of #Ebola virus 🦠 has been declared in 🇺🇬 after a case was confirmed in Mubende district, in the centre of the country, according to @who. It is the first time in more than a decade that the Sudan strain has been found in Uganda. 👉 is.gd/ujk1cn
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