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Replying to @Refugees: A crisis on top of crises - first COVID, now forced to flee their homes.

In Sudan, UNHCR chief @FilippoGrandi meets Ethiopia…

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

As we mark our 75th anniversary, see how else the UN makes a difference in the lives of everyone, everywhere: #UN75

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A crisis on top of crises - first COVID, now forced to flee their homes.

In Sudan, UNHCR chief @FilippoGrandi meets Ethiopian refugees from Tigray and launches an appeal for nearly US$150m.

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Violence against women & girls is a human rights violation that’s been perpetuated for decades. It’s pervasive, but not inevitable -- unless we stay silent.

During the #16Days of activism & every day, speak out to help break the cycle of abuse.

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One country - one vote.

Our colleagues from the UN Audiovisual Library explain how the General Assembly works.

They have dug through 75 years of audiovisual heritage to bring you some #UNGA trivia. More: #UN75

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As people around the world await a vaccine for #COVID19, @UNICEF is working with partners, including major airlines and the shipping industry, to create plans for the safe & timely delivery of nearly 2 billion doses, once they are available.

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The world's jaguar population has declined dramatically due to human activity, including land clearing for development & agriculture and poaching.

On Sunday's #JaguarDay, read about one of @UNDP's projects to protect the big cats in Latin America.

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"Let us together resolve to renew our commitment to the Palestinian people in their quest to achieve their inalienable rights and build a future of peace, dignity, justice and security."

-- @antonioguterres on Sunday's #PalestineDay.

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In the last two decades, the jaguar population has declined by 20-25% due to habitat loss, environmental degradation, poaching & illegal trade.

On Sunday's #JaguarDay, learn how @UNEP is working to protect these emblematic cats.

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Ahead of Sunday's #PalestineDay, see how you can help @UNRWA provide life-saving assistance to Palestine refugees, including improving access to healthcare & education, supporting the #COVID19 response, and more:

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Replying to @antonioguterres: As the @UN turns 75, the question of Palestine remains distressingly unresolved.

On #PalestineDay, let's renew our co…

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As the @UN turns 75, the question of Palestine remains distressingly unresolved.

On #PalestineDay, let's renew our commitment to the Palestinian people in their quest to achieve their rights and build a future of peace, dignity, justice and security.

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Media has a fundamental role to play to stop rape culture.

During the #16Days of activism to end gender-based violence & every day, let’s change the narrative that places blame on victims. via
@UN_Women

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Misinformation during #COVID19 can put lives at risk.

Take time to verify facts before you share something online. #TakeCareBeforeYouShare

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Around the world, survivors of gender-based violence are stepping up to help other women.

Here's the inspiring story of a young refugee & victim of child trafficking who is committed to protecting women & girls in Costa Rica: via @UN_SDG #16Days

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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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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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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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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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