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UN DESA assists countries around the world in agenda-setting and decision-making with the goal of meeting their economic, social and environmental challenges.
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UN DESA 2h
💡 Over 300 million people gained access to electricity in 2016 & 2017⚡ 🔌but 840 million are still disconnected When it comes to & sustainable energy, we must run, not walk, to achieve the and the targets of the
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UN DESA 20h
Have a talent for: 💻 Writing engaging stories 📣 Crafting messages for social media 📸 Taking cool photos or videos Then you should apply to join our team as an intern! Deadline is 🔜 Apply by 28 May 👉
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IISDRS 22h
. : For every day we walk slowly towards , we will have to sprint over the next 10 years to stop
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UN Sustainable Development 23h
Starts now! Where are we on progress on , clean and affordable energy? Hear from the heads of and , ’s , , & more at the midpoint review of the Decade of . Watch now:
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UN DESA May 24
Ahead of on 29 May, we honor all those men & women around the globe🙏🕊☮ DYK - since the first mission in 1948, more than 1 million men & women have served as UN peacekeepers? Follow today’s event live:
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Peter Thomson May 23
Boom-boom! Drum-roll for the 2020 UN Ocean Conference was heard in Maputo this morning. Boom-boom! Conference will be held 2-6 June 2020 in Lisbon, co-hosted by Govts of Portugal & Kenya. Boom-boom! Scale up Ocean science, innovation, partnership & investment.
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UN DESA May 23
⚡️Hot off the press!⚡️ A new UN DESA-led report shows that investing in affordable and clean energy for all can re-energize progress towards all the 💡 See the recommendations:
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UN DESA May 23
5 June is and this year’s theme is . Join in the celebration by taking action – organize an event that helps clean our precious air:
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UN DESA May 23
Women in management = better business delivery 👩‍💼🙋 See how gender equality attracts talents and helps business thrive. New report from 👇
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UN DESA May 22
There's just over 10 years left to achieve the ! What is holding us back? According to Diane Elson of the UN Committe for Development Policy, we need to do more to prevent people from being pushed behind by profit-driven development. Read:
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UN Sustainable Development May 22
DYK? The philanthropy sector has dedicated more than $112 billion in funding to the ! is organizing a high-level event on 16 July during to highlight philanthropy's important role in implementation. Register here:
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UN DESA May 22
Happy !🌱🦎🐞 Biodiversity is the foundation for human health, as it supports the ecosystems we depend on for food, fresh water, medicines, as well as disease & climate regulation. Forests are critical for biodiversity and for all life on our 🌏
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UN DESA May 22
🗞Read all about it!!!📰 revises its economic forecast for the world downwards📉 See what's causing this trend and what is the way out:
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Global Goals May 21
Happy World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue & Development! Diversity is a driving force for development & a resource for dialogue and resilience. Join us in celebrating cultural diversity & highlighting its significance as an agent of inclusion & positive change!
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UN DESA May 21
UN Chief has a clear message for world leaders: tax pollution - not people! But how to design an effective & equitable global mechanism? UN DESA's latest update to the report has some clues:
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UN DESA May 21
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Developing countries aren't growing fast enough to by 2030! Per capita income growth in parts of Africa, Western Asia and Latin America & Caribbean is expected to remain very weak in 2019:
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UN DESA May 21
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💱escalating trade tensions+ 💸worsening financial conditions + 🌪climate change+ = risk of a prolonged global economic slowdown. How does this compute? UN DESA’s has the latest numbers:
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UN DESA May 21
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The economic outlook has deteriorated in all major developed economies and several developing regions. Get More details from the midyear update of UN DESA's World Economic Situation and Prospects
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UN DESA May 21
📉 UN DESA revises world growth projections downward to 2.7% in 2019 and 2.9% in 2020! What happened? Read the midyear update of World Economic Situation and Prospects to find out
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UN DESA May 21
⚠Be on the lookout ⚠ UN DESA is updating its definitive economic report, ! See what you should expect of the global economy in the coming years. Watch the launch live on at 11 am EDT.
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