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Replying to @UNHumanRights: UN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet introduced her report to @UN_HRC on the human rights situation in #Nicaragua๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ

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Replying to @Refugees: With @UN agencies, we're preparing asylum-seekers in Matamoros for entry to the United States in line with the U.S. plan to tโ€ฆ

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The world faces two possible futures:

All nations unite to bring #COVID19 under control.

Or, two classes emerge - a vaccinated class & an unvaccinated class.

More in new joint Op-Ed from the UN's @MelissaFleming & @WebMD's @DrJohnWhyte.

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Replying to @UNHumanRights: ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ #Belarus: It is essential that respect for human rights, and the broadest possible civic space, be established. All tโ€ฆ

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Replying to @UNCTAD: #Breaking: @UNCTAD's Technology and Innovation Report 2021 examines the crucial issue of technological change and inequality.โ€ฆ

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๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ #Belarus: It is essential that respect for human rights, and the broadest possible civic space, be established. All those who have been detained for peacefully exercising their rights should be released โ€“ UN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet tells #HRC46 ๐Ÿ‘‰

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95% of the food we eat comes from our soils -- yet, this natural resource is disappearing. You can help reverse land degradation by:
๐Ÿ”น Buying local produce
๐Ÿ”น Reducing food waste
๐Ÿ”น Composting
More from @FAO:

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The failure of the #Nicaragua Government to acknowledge the Stateโ€™s responsibility for multiple #HumanRights violations has perpetuated impunity and fostered the recurrence of such violations โ€“ report to the @UN_HRC

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UN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet introduced her report to @UN_HRC on the human rights situation in #Nicaragua๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ

Learn more:

#StandUp4HumanRights #HRC46

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Replying to @Refugees: We're proud to welcome actor @GuguMbathaRaw as a
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador! ๐Ÿ’™

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"The Western world worries about the #COVID19. Yemen can't even afford to worry about it because we have malaria, chikungunya, cholera & dengue. Plus, there is a famine."

-- @Refugees's @jnbeuze talks about his concerns for Yemenis on Awake At Night.

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Replying to @antonioguterres: When we allow the denigration of any of us, we set a precedent for the demonization of all of us.

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Welcome to the UN family, @NataSupernova!

The supermodel & philanthropist - and new @UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador - will help empower women & girls by tackling the stigma & taboos that surround women's bodies & health.

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#Breaking: @UNCTAD's Technology and Innovation Report 2021 examines the crucial issue of technological change and inequality.

It warns of serious implications for developing countries if the new technological wave overwhelms poorer communities. #UNCTADTIR

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Central African Republic: Violence & volatility continue to plague the country, despite successful presidential elections & other important progress, @UNPeacekeeping chief @Lacroix_UN tells UN Security Council.

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An historic moment in the fight against #COVID19: the global vaccine rollout through the UN-led COVAX initiative has begun in Ghana.

#OnlyTogether can we end the pandemic.

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Replying to @antonioguterres: People are demanding action on racism, persecution, gender equality & the protection of indigenous & LGBTQ people.

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People are demanding action on racism, persecution, gender equality & the protection of indigenous & LGBTQ people.

The @UN Call to Action on Human Rights places human dignity for all at the core of our response to global challenges.

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School closures amid #COVID19 deprived 370 million children globally of school meals. For many, that was the only nutritious meal of the day.

Latest from @WFP.

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Replying to @UNHumanRights: The right to healthy environment is not just a legal question. It's a question of survival, it's about what it means toโ€ฆ

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Replying to @WFP: ๐Ÿ”บ39 billion meals missed
๐Ÿ”บ370 million children impacted
That is nothing short of a tragedy.

NEW report launched today shows theโ€ฆ

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With @UN agencies, we're preparing asylum-seekers in Matamoros for entry to the United States in line with the U.S. plan to terminate the policy known as Migrant Protection Protocols that forced them to wait in Mexico for claims to be considered.

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Good health news!

Ghana has become the first country to receive #COVID19 vaccines through COVAX, a UN-led initiative to ensure equitable vaccine access for everyone.

More on this historic step to end the pandemic.

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Replying to @UNFPA: Today, weโ€™re very excited to announce that supermodel and philanthropist @NataSupernova has been appointed as a @UNFPA Goodwillโ€ฆ

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Today, weโ€™re very excited to announce that supermodel and philanthropist @NataSupernova has been appointed as a @UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador ๐Ÿงก

Learn more and join us in welcoming her to the @UN family:

#StandUp4HumanRights

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We're proud to welcome actor @GuguMbathaRaw as a
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador! ๐Ÿ’™

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๐Ÿ”บ39 billion meals missed
๐Ÿ”บ370 million children impacted
That is nothing short of a tragedy.

NEW report launched today shows the impact of #COVID19 on school feeding around the world. โฌ‡๏ธ

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When we allow the denigration of any of us, we set a precedent for the demonization of all of us.

We must step up the fight against racism, anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim bigotry, violence against minority Christian communities, homophobia, xenophobia, misogyny & all forms of hate.

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The right to healthy environment is not just a legal question. It's a question of survival, it's about what it means to be a human being and to act in solidarity with others โ€“ UN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet: #TheTimeIsNow

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#StandUp4HumanRights #HRC46

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The UN works for everyone, everywhere by:
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ณ preventing conflict
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ณ vaccinating children
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ณ protecting refugees
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ณ feeding the hungry
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ณ addressing the climate crisis
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ณ empowering women
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ณ responding to #COVID19 & so much more.

#UN75

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