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Joined July 2010
Reduce, reuse, repair & recycle ♻! All you need is to #ActNow, make small changes in your daily lifestyle so that less waste goes to landfill. Learn more about @un’s #ClimateAction campaign: un.org/actnow
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Advancing #GenderEquality is critical to all areas of a healthy society, from reducing poverty to promoting the health, education, protection and the well-being of girls and boys. #SDG5 is the goal of the month : bit.ly/-SDGs5 #GenerationEquality
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“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” – Martin Luther King Jr. This week is #WorldInterfaithHarmonyWeek, which focuses on creating mutual understanding and interreligious dialogue that constitute important dimensions of a culture of peace.
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“For me, #education is the only hope I have left to achieve my dream of becoming a doctor.”~Lucas, 14, 🇨🇫 refugee in #DRCongo. Read how @EduCannotWait+@UNHCR_DRC help children like Lucas achieve their dreams!👉bit.ly/3XTpzEf #PostcardsFromTheEdge
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Today marks 2 years since the #Myanmar coup. "Two years after the Myanmar military launched a coup against the democratically elected government, the country has sunk deeper than ever into crisis and has undergone a wholesale regression in human rights.” - @UNHumanRights
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Every year 800,000 women and girls die due to the lack of clean water, basic sanitation, and hygiene. This is a tragedy that should push us to act. Ensuring access to these basic services is essential for women to lead safe, productive & healthy lives.‌
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#BuildBackSustainable #SDGs 💸No poverty 🍲No hunger 🏥Health 📚Education ⚧️Gender equality 🚰Water 💡Energy 👩🏾‍⚕️Work 🏭Industry ✖️No inequalities 🏙️Sustainable cities 🪙Responsible consumption 🌍Climate action 🌊Life below water 🌳Life on land 🕊️Peace 🤝Partnerships @elonmusk
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The climate crisis is not about the future. It’s about the here and now. We cannot curb humanitarian suffering without addressing #climatechange. We have to #ActNow. @unocha
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In conflict, civilians always pay the highest price. War is not the answer. Today, tomorrow and throughout the year ahead: We need peace ☮.
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We all have a role to play in stopping the spread of harmful disinformation online, which can result in people being left uninformed, unprotected and vulnerable. PAUSE and VERIFY FACTS before sharing content online. shareverified.com/pledge-to-…
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11-year-old Zawad, a refugee in #Bangladesh🇧🇩, wants his community and family to prioritize education. With support from @UNICEFBD+@EduCannotWait his dreams are coming true. Learn more in his inspiring #PostcardsFromTheEdge 👉bit.ly/3DcFl5s
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“How can a military that purports to defend the country have brought their own people – from all parts of Myanmar’s rich and diverse society – to such a point of desperation?” - @volker_turk Today marks two years since the military coup in #Myanmar.
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The UPR examines whether each of the 193 Member States is respecting their #HumanRights obligations and commitments. Today #UPR42 adopts reports from Guatemala🇬🇹, Bénin🇧🇯, Rep. of Korea🇰🇷, Switzerland🇨🇭 & Pakistan🇵🇰. ℹ️ bit.ly/UPR- 📺 media.un.org/en/webtv/ @UN_HRC
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𝗣𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗲. 𝗧𝗼𝗹𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲. 𝗡𝗼𝗻-𝘃𝗶𝗼𝗹𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲. These are the values #MahatmaGandhi stood for. Let’s honor Gandhi’s values & struggle for universal peace all around the world!
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“Two years ago, the military deposed a democratically elected government in an unconstitutional coup. The SAC’s military coup was illegal and its claim as Myanmar’s government is illegitimate,” argues @RapporteurUn Thomas Andrews in new report. is.gd/PToAoD
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Millets can help transform agrifood systems leaving no one behind. ✔️Better production ✔️Better nutrition ✔️Better environment ✔️Better life 2023 is the #YearofMillets. #IYM2023 More about millets here 👉 fao.org/millets-2023/en
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With 87% the vast majority of #HumanTrafficking victims detected in the Middle East are women. More than 50% of victims are trafficked for forced labour. Find out more in the Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2022 📘 bit.ly/3HgfonQ #EndHumanTrafficking
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"UN is committed to staying in Myanmar and addressing the multiple vulnerabilities arising from the military’s actions since February 2021. This requires full and unhindered access to all affected communities." - @UN_Spokesperson on #Myanmar
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Some 800,000 people have received a dose of #cholera vaccine in #Haiti following a campaign coordinated by the Ministry of Health with support from the UN. @pahowho has also supported the Ministry to setup 106 cholera treatment centers and train 900 community health workers.
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Graduate Study Programme is the longest-running educational initiative of the United Nations. Next edition, #GSP61, will focus on #HumanRights, and will be held at @UNGeneva in July. Info & to apply: is.gd/1SiKWY #UDHR75
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