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United Nations

Bio Official account of #UnitedNations. Get latest information on the UN. Follow us on Instagram: unitednations. #GlobalGoals #StandUp4HumanRights
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Account created 16-03-2008 20:15:36
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iPhone : The General Assembly is the UN’s indispensable forum. I thank countries for their commitment during this session, working on the global solutions we need. I look forward to continuing our collaboration as the new session begins tomorrow. bit.ly/2Ox8rB0

TweetDeck : We must remember that we are earthlings & that we want to remain on this earth. -- Former astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison calls for #ClimateAction to protect our planet. Find out what you can do 👉 bit.ly/2Huqd4Z

iPhone : “We are at a crossroad. And we need to make some tough choices. We can choose a better life for everyone. Or we can take the road of growing inequalities and broken promises... The stakes are high. We need to take the right road. “- at closing of 72nd #UNGA

iPhone : My condolences to all those affected by storms in East Asia and the United States. We need urgent #ClimateAction to prevent an irreversible spiral into catastrophic climate change. bit.ly/2MHvZkV

TweetDeck : I am extremely proud to be the first woman, Latin American Caribbean woman, to have the privilege to lead the General Assembly. -- Ma Fernanda Espinosa of Ecuador, the new @un_pga of the 73rd session. bit.ly/2NOZIwN

iPhone : Enrolment in primary education 📚 in developing countries has reached 91 % but 57 million primary age children still remain out of school.

United Nations & its 193 Member States have a plan to improve this by 2030. #GlobalGoals

Learn more here 👉 bit.ly/SDGsEducation

iPhone : Randall and his mother arrived in Peru after a long journey from Venezuela. 1.5M+ people from Venezuela have left for neighbouring countries & beyond. @refugees is providing life-saving support: reporting.unhcr.org/venezuela-situ… via Acnur/Unhcr Américas

iPhone : #Kenya has recorded significant success in responding to attacks and discrimination against persons with #albinism in the health sector but must do much more in other areas like access to justice — IkponwosaEro.

Read: ow.ly/8uzy30lQHx1
#NotGhosts #StandUp4HumanRights

iPhone : How are agricultural trade, food security and climate change linked?

Check out the new 2018 report “The State of the Agricultural Commodity Markets” 👉 bit.ly/1P8vuj4

#SOCO2018 #ZeroHunger

iPhone : #HurricaneFlorence: UNICEF USA is closely monitoring the situation and stands by prepared to support the needs of affected children through local partners. bit.ly/2paRFN5

TweetDeck : Climate change affects our air, food & water. Reducing your carbon footprint can help achieve healthy & sustainable societies. bit.ly/1QzETeE twitter.com/WHO/status/103…

Twitter Web Client : There is nothing inevitable about extreme poverty – but over 800 million people around the world still live on less than $1.90 a day. To build a world of sustainable peace, we must build a fair globalization and leave no one behind. bit.ly/2JRnPFJ

TweetDeck : As more and more cities & regions put in place their #ClimateAction plans - #ParisAgreement momentum is growing. bit.ly/ARaceWeCanWin

Twitter Web Client : We believe in #GirlPower!

In Egypt, WFP school meals encourage 1000s of families to keep girls in school – feeding bodies, minds & dreams. #BackToSchool

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Twitter Web Client : Displaced people in #Syria are exposed to huge extremes in temperature, from over 40°c in Summer ☀️ to -5°c in Winter ❄️

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TweetDeck : Continues this week UN Geneva: Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 20th session (through 21 Sep). Info & documents here ➡️ ohchr.org/en/hrbodies/cr…

iPhone : Some good news! 💫

The Iraq Humanitarian Fund has allocated $5M to support a nation-wide campaign in #Iraq to vaccinate 5M children ➡️