United Nations (@UN )

United Nations

Bio Official account of the United Nations. #ClimateAction #GlobalGoals #StandUp4HumanRights
Location New York, NY
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Account created 16-03-2008 20:15:36
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Twitter Media Studio : Deeply entrenched stereotypes play a critical role in gender inequality.

New Unstereotype Alliance study shows that changing attitudes is critical for advancing equality between women and men. bit.ly/3dIOUdm

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Twitter Media Studio : How are health workers, humanitarians & peacekeepers racing to protect the most vulnerable from #COVID19?

The new season of Melissa Fleming πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡³s award-winning podcast, Awake at Night, spotlights UN staff on the frontlines of the fight against #coronavirus.

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Twitter Web App : β€œOne child,
one teacher,
one book,
one pen
can change the world. -- Malala

Happy birthday to our youngest Messenger of Peace, who is championing girls education today & every day.

TweetDeck : #COVID19 is part of a growing trend of emerging zoonotic diseases, as habitat loss & wildlife exploitation reduce barriers between humans & animals.

New UN Environment Programme report has steps for preventing future pandemics. bit.ly/3iztAd3

TweetDeck : Everyone has a role to play in tackling the climate emergency.

Momentum for Change's new report showcases inspiring examples of #ClimateAction projects that are moving the 🌏 toward a resilient, low-carbon future. momentumforchange.net/2019/ pic.twitter.com/t3ylQBHChX

TweetDeck : Intersectional feminism explores how women face different forms of discrimination based on factors like ethnicity, religion & sexual orientation.

UN Women sheds light on the importance of intersectional feminism for post-#COVID19 recovery. medium.com/UN Women/inte…

TweetDeck : "I am a big believer in the power of human stories to educate, engage & generate empathy."

In the new season of her award-winning podcast, Melissa Fleming πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡³ hears from UN humanitarians on what keeps them awake at night, what motivates them & how they cope. news.un.org/en/story/2020/…

TweetDeck : From Samoa to Syria, the UN is working around the world to help the most vulnerable amid the #COVID19 pandemic.

See how we're making a difference:

TweetDeck : #COVID19 will push over 71 million people into extreme poverty in 2020, with unemployment, rising prices & lack of social protection leaving those previously secure at additional risk.

More from UN DESAs #SDGreport: unstats.un.org/sdgs

Twitter Media Studio : Misinformation is causing global harm, hampering our ability to make progress on many of the world’s most pressing issues.

We can all take action now. Pause & take time to verify facts before you share something online. #TakeCareBeforeYouShare


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TweetDeck : Human rights can’t be quarantined!

On Saturdays #WorldPopulationDay, see how UNFPA is protecting human rights for millions of people affected by the #COVID19 pandemic: bit.ly/3eoraek #StandUp4HumanRights

TweetDeck : Women & girls are among those most affected by the pandemic, which is increasing gender-based violence & threatening sexual & reproductive health.

Here are 6 ways UN Humanitarian is focusing on the unique needs of women & girls in their #COVID19 response.

TweetDeck : As health systems across the globe struggle to cope with the #COVID19 response, sexual and reproductive health and rights risk being sidelined.

On Saturdays #WorldPopulationDay, see how UNFPA is taking action: bit.ly/3248uxH

TweetDeck : "On this sombre anniversary, we are reminded that peace in Bosnia & Herzegovina is still fragile."

-- On the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, AntΓ³nio Guterres calls for true reconciliation, & work towards an environment of mutual respect. news.un.org/en/story/2020/…

TweetDeck : Saturday is #WorldPopulationDay!

Amid the #COVID19 crisis, see how UNFPA is safeguarding the health and rights of millions of people worldwide affected by #coronavirus: bit.ly/3eoraek #WPD2020 pic.twitter.com/sENziSqJU9

TweetDeck : Never, ever give up.

UN communications chief Melissa Fleming πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡³ relaunches her podcast π‘¨π’˜π’‚π’Œπ’† 𝒂𝒕 π‘΅π’Šπ’ˆπ’‰π’• with David Beasley David Beasley, who shares his own #COVID19 experience & how the pandemic exacerbated the hunger crisis.

Listen & subscribeπŸ”‰: un.org/awake-at-night

Twitter Web App : πŸ‡±πŸ‡§ #Lebanon: UN Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet warns of the impact of the socio-economic crisis on the population. She urges the Government, political parties & the financial sector to work together to ensure the poorest and most vulnerable are protected πŸ‘‰ ow.ly/6VPR50AuW3N

Twitter Web App : From ensuring access to sustainable technologies to equitable rights to innovation, a strong & resilient infrastructure is the backbone of thriving communities.

In July, we focus on Goal 9 as the foundation to recover better from #COVID19.
bit.ly/SDGinFocus #GlobalGoals pic.twitter.com/av2zAzsmCw