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The #ParisAgreement is an international treaty on the climate emergency which aims to limit global warming and help build resilience to protect people and planet.

More from @UNFCCC: #ClimateAction

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1/3 of all food produced globally is lost or wasted every year.

Amid supply chain challenges due to #COVID19, @UNDP explains how cities can prevent food loss & achieve #ZeroHunger through #ClimateAction solutions.

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#COVID19 is resulting in a sharp increase in gender-based violence among refugee women & girls.

Psycho-social support, health services & safe shelters must be prioritized during the pandemic, says @Refugees.

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The death penalty does little to serve victims or deter crime.

170 countries have either abolished the death penalty or introduced a moratorium on its use.

More from @UNHumanRights: #StandUp4HumanRights

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Replying to @antonioguterres: The trillions of dollars needed for #COVID19 recovery are borrowed money from future generations.

We cannot use these…

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Replying to @UNPeacekeeping: As the world continues to deal with #COVID19, issues like conflict-related sexual violence are often put onto the sidel…

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🌍 Our very existence depends on water.
💧 Yet, freshwater is becoming increasingly scarce, with 3.2 billion people affected by significant water shortages.

@FAO shares ideas on how to overcome water challenges in agriculture:

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Replying to @UN_Women: Recognize these signs?

You can find help and advice for yourself or someone you care about here:

#o

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The trillions of dollars needed for #COVID19 recovery are borrowed money from future generations.

We cannot use these resources to lock-in policies that burden them with a mountain of debt on a broken and dangerous planet.

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Replying to @UNEP: More & more tea🍵, coffee☕️ & cocoa🍫 farmers are embracing climate-smart & sustainable practices by adopting certification standar…

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The climate crisis has not stopped amid #COVID19.

On 2 December, @antonioguterres will talk about the state of the planet, setting the stage for scaled-up #ClimateAction & ambition.

More details here:

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Replying to @antonioguterres: Violence against women & girls is rooted in unequal gender power relations, structural inequality & discrimination.

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Violence against women & girls is rooted in unequal gender power relations, structural inequality & discrimination.

Addressing the issue requires listening to the voices of those affected and prioritizing women’s leadership in finding solutions. #16Days

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Long-term impacts of #COVID19 could result in up to 293,000 additional new HIV infections, according to @UNAIDS.

A new report presents ways to navigate the #coronavirus pandemic, end the AIDS epidemic and ensure the right to #HealthForAll.

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As the world continues to deal with #COVID19, issues like conflict-related sexual violence are often put onto the sidelines.

We echo the call for a global ceasefire to #stoprapenow once & for all:

#16days #orangetheworld

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Replying to @UNTreatyBodies: UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination publishes its guidance to combat racial profiling, emphasizing…

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Replying to @FilippoGrandi: I am in Sudan and visiting areas near the Ethiopian border, where 43,000 refugees from Ethiopia’s Tigray region have arr…

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🔴 It's never her fault.
🔴 There's no excuse for gender-based violence.

@UN_Women explains how you can help prevent a shadow pandemic of violence against women & girls during the #COVID19 crisis. #16Days

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Recognize these signs?

You can find help and advice for yourself or someone you care about here:

#orangetheworld #16Days #GenerationEquality

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#ActNow to become part of the zero-waste fashion movement:
🔸 Buy eco-friendly clothes 👕
🔸 Shop second-hand 👚
🔸 Keep track of your #ClimateAction progress 👉

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I am in Sudan and visiting areas near the Ethiopian border, where 43,000 refugees from Ethiopia’s Tigray region have arrived so far.

Sudan once again has upheld its traditional hospitality to people in need — and urgently requires international assistance to support its efforts.

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Despite the threat of #COVID19, the women & men #ServingForPeace with @UNPeacekeeping missions around the world continue their vital work to protect the most vulnerable.

Here is one example from @unamidnews.

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Measles cases around the world a 23-year high in 2019, according to new research from @WHO.

Protect your community and your family by making sure your child's measles vaccines are up to date. #VaccinesWork

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Alcohol kills millions of people every year and poses serious health risks, including:

- Liver damage
- Cancer
- Heart disease
- Poor mental health

More facts from @WHO about the dangers of harmful drinking:

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More & more tea🍵, coffee☕️ & cocoa🍫 farmers are embracing climate-smart & sustainable practices by adopting certification standards.

These can
✅ Help maintain soil quality
✅ Increase productivity
✅ Reduce costs

Explore 👇

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UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination publishes its guidance to combat racial profiling, emphasizing, among other issues, the serious risk of algorithmic bias when #ArtificialIntelligence is used in law enforcement 👉

#FightRacism #CERD

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

#UN75

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