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Official account of the United Nations. For peace, dignity & equality on a healthy planet.
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Melissa Fleming 🇺🇳 11h
"If you and I cannot change the world, children can do it." 's is using her strong sense of justice & expertise on human rights to help the most vulnerable children in the world. 🎧 Her remarkable story on Awake At Night:
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Happy International Volunteer Day! Volunteers are on the frontlines of the response, from distributing food to providing medical care & fighting misinformation. See how you can also make a difference with :
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Soil is a living resource, home to more than 25% of our planet's biodiversity. Protecting it is key to maintaining the health of people, animals & the environment. More from on Saturday's :
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The work & commitment of millions of volunteers around the world have been essential amid the crisis. On Saturday's Int'l Volunteer Day, we thank these real life heroes who dedicate their lives to helping others. via
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Every effort must be made to ensure the pandemic recovery leaves no one behind & ensures people everywhere can live in dignity & prosperity, UN leaders stress at special session on .
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At , a record number of countries shared the progress they have made. ~8,000 attendees from around the 🌎 came together virtually to help pave the way for a successful UN Climate Conference in 2021.
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Every 5 seconds, the equivalent of one soccer field is lost due to soil erosion, which is a major threat to food security & the achievement of the . Saturday is :
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Melissa Fleming 🇺🇳 20h
For many women & girls, staying at home due to means the opposite of staying safe. On Dec 7, at 11am EDT, I will participate in the about the effect of on women & the increase in gender-based violence. Head to & join the conversation!
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António Guterres Dec 2
In overcoming , we can also avert climate catastrophe and restore our planet. We have a chance to not simply reset the world economy but to transform it. Pandemic recovery and our planet’s repair can be two sides of the same coin.
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Good news: The UK has announced an ambitious new target to reduce emissions by at least 68% by 2030. More & more countries are joining the . Find out why that's important for a healthier, more resilient future for everyone.
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UN Climate Change 20h
The UNFCCC virtual wrapped up today, having brought together some 8000 attendees over 2 weeks. Governments are now in a better position to advance work on international in 2021. PRESS RELEASE:
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UN Environment Programme 20h
The Principles for are a unique framework for ensuring that signatory banks’ strategy & practice align with the vision society has set out for its future in the & . :
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"Making peace with nature is the defining task of the 21st century. It must be the top, top priority for everyone, everywhere." -- on the state of the planet.
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 22h
UNHCR stands ready to resume its full humanitarian activities in Ethiopia's Tigray region as soon as the situation allows, following an agreement to restore access.
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UN GA President 20h
Day 2 of on continues today. Yesterday we heard from Member States, at the highest political level, their commitment to combat this disease. Today, we will listen & learn from the experts during interactive dialogues.
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More and more cities & countries are joining the , taking and committing to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions. Find out what "net zero" means and why is it important for a healthier, more inclusive and resilient future.
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UN Human Rights Dec 4
🇧🇾: More than 27,000 people have been arrested since 9 August and recent weeks have seen continued deterioration of the situation. UN Human Rights Chief details a range of serious concerns at a special meeting of 👉
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could push the number of people living in extreme poverty to over 1 billion by 2030. New study calls for greater investments in the to avoid severe long-term effects of the pandemic.
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António Guterres Dec 2
Making peace with nature is the defining task of the 21st century. It must be the top, top priority for everyone, everywhere.
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United Nations Dec 4
Well-functioning banks play a crucial role in financing sustainable development & can help achieve the . On Friday's first-ever Day of Banks, learn how banking systems improve our standard of living.
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