United Nations (@UN )

United Nations

Bio Official account of the United Nations. #ClimateAction #GlobalGoals #StandUp4HumanRights
Location New York, NY
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Followers 12,7M
Following 1,1K
Account created 16-03-2008 20:15:36
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Twitter Web App : Last month, over 1 billion students were affected by #COVID19 school closures.

Even before the pandemic, the world was facing a learning crisis.

We must take bold steps now, to create inclusive, resilient, quality education systems fit for the future. bit.ly/33b5Wyw

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TweetDeck : 🤿 Fancy a virtual dive to protect our oceans?

As many remain indoors due to #COVID19, join UN Environment Programme for a virtual, immersive journey & learn more about the simple actions you can take to help protect our marine ecosystems.

iPhone : Did you know that forests cover nearly 1/3 of land globally?

Check out our interactive report to find out more on how #forests have changed in the last 30 years 👉 bit.ly/3dseR0r


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iPhone : #DYK? Every year, one third of all food produced is wasted, yet food security continues to be a growing global concern, affecting millions of people.

In August, we focus on Goal 12 - our guide to a less wasteful and more sustainable future.

bit.ly/SDGinFocus #GlobalGoals

TweetDeck : Building peace & preventing violent extremism begins in schools.

See how UNESCO is working to #StandUp4HumanRights and #FightRacism & all forms of intolerance: on.unesco.org/2SICtpM

TweetDeck : The Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar works to collect, consolidate, preserve & analyse evidence of the most serious international crimes & violations of international law committed in Myanmar since 2011.

More on its work: iimm.un.org

TweetDeck : "This is about turning apathetic people into climate activists."

-- sophia kianni, the youngest climate activist selected to be part of António Guterres' Youth Advisory Group on climate change, explains why there can be no delay in #ClimateAction.


TweetDeck : The conflict in Yemen and the #COVID19 crisis are disproportionately affecting women & girls.

UN Women is supporting projects that build women’s self-reliance & independence. unwomen.org/en/news/storie…

Twitter Web App : On 9 & 10 Aug we’re celebrating Int'l Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples!
Thanks to Twitter, everyone can use our special emoji👏
How? Simple! Just use any of these #
Join us! pic.twitter.com/AC6SBChV5p

TweetDeck : 110,000+ people have already expressed their support for:

Human rights
Dignity for all

Join them by adding your image to photo filters that promote UN values for our 75th birthday!

share.un75.online #UN75

iPhone : #WorldBreastfeedingWeek starts today! 🌍🤱🏽💫

WFP protects, supports and promotes breastfeeding around the world. 👶🏾🤰🏻 🍼 Breastfeeding prevents hunger and malnutrition in all its forms and has greater health benefits for both mom & baby. 🎦Check your knowledge 👇

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Twitter Web App : In remote areas along the Amazon river, indigenous people are experiencing some of the highest #COVID19 incidence rates.

See how the UN is working with local organizations and authorities in Colombia, Brazil & Peru to assist them. bit.ly/2PkwW6l

TweetDeck : Through unity & compassion can we protect each other & end the global #coronavirus pandemic.

Get inspired with our latest Twitter moment. twitter.com/i/moments/1290…

Twitter Web App : 🇧🇷 With Latin America as the current epicentre of coronavirus, here’s how our humanitarian teams in Brazil stay and deliver.

Learn more: bit.ly/3eWyUo1

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TweetDeck : All migrants should be able to access health services without facing discrimination.

@UNMigration works to ensure migrants everywhere are included in #COVID19 responses & their basic rights are protected. iom.int/covid19

iPhone : Here's how the #COVID19 pandemic have exposed society’s reliance on women & the inequalities they have been facing for so long -- explained in emoji! unwo.men/63UB50AGvX2

iPhone : Over 2/3 of the worlds refugees come from just 5 countries:
🇸🇾 Syria
🇻🇪 Venezuela
🇦🇫 Afghanistan
🇸🇸 South Sudan
🇲🇲 Myanmar

See how @refugees is helping them: unhcr.org/en-us/refugees…

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TweetDeck : #COVID19 has exposed the fragility of our world.

As we sow the seeds to shape our future beyond the #coronavirus pandemic, the #GlobalGoals remain our best road map to recover better.
bit.ly/WhySDGsMatter pic.twitter.com/zMAcbwV80u

TweetDeck : It may not always make the headlines -- but the UN works all over the world to prevent conflict and keep peace & stability.

As the UN turns 75, see how else the Organization makes a difference in the lives of everyone, everywhere: un.org/en/un75 #UN75