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Public institutions are promoting gender equality, yet discrimination against women & girls still rampant around the world. New World 2019:
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UN DESA Jun 24
And the most prestigious UN award for public service goes to.... ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ In Baku today, head Liu Zhenmin presented the 2019 UN Public Service Awards to 11 exceptional projects from around the world:
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UN DESA DISD Jun 24
report finds uneven progress on accountability and non-discrimination despite surge in new initiatives. Learn more:
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UN DESA DISD Jun 24
Every day, there are 37,000 people forced to flee their homes. Every day, we have 37,000 reasons to work for peace so they can go home. New Global Trends report: ย 
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UN DESA DISD Jun 23
Happy ! Letโ€™s celebrate all those around the world ๐ŸŒ who are working to advance the inclusion of all people! โ„น๏ธ
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UN DESA DISD Jun 22
For the world, the global life expectancy has progressed: ๐Ÿ”น1990 - 64.2 years ๐Ÿ”น2019 - 72.6 years ๐Ÿ”น2050 - 77.1 years But people in the poorest countries still live 7 years less than the global average. โžก๏ธ See Latest trends:
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UN DESA DISD Jun 21
Cooperatives recognized as drivers of sustainable future! "COOPS 4 DECENT WORK" is the theme of the International Day of Cooperatives 2019 . How will you mark this day? Get ideas & learn more:
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UN DESA DISD Jun 21
Congrats to the 2019 Public Service Awards winners for their innovative and excellent practices in public service! ๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŽ‰ Be inspired by their winning initiatives:
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UN DESA DISD Jun 21
Happening today : Meeting of States parties to the Intl. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination โ„น๏ธ
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UN DESA DISD Jun 20
Today we join a global celebration. Show your solidarity on . Every person has the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge, having fled violence, persecution, war or disaster at home! โ„น๏ธ
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UN DESA DISD Jun 19
Every year the awards innovative public service supporting the . Know any initiative that would qualify for ๐Ÿ†? Nominate them by 30 November:
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UN DESA DISD Jun 19
The New Rural Development Report 2019 finds that the enormous rural youth population can pay a rich dividend โ€“ but only if they are given the right opportunities. Find out how ๐Ÿ‘‰
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UN DESA DISD Jun 18
Today is Sustainable Gastronomy Day ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿฅ• Sustainable gastronomy can support the by promoting: ๐ŸŒฝ agricultural development ๐Ÿฅ˜ food security ๐ŸŽ nutrition ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿณ sustainable food production and ๐Ÿ‹ conservation of biodiversity ๐Ÿ‘‰
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UN DESA DISD Jun 17
LATEST trends revealed today : Worldโ€™s population expected to increase by 2 billion persons in the next 30 years, from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050 & could peak at nearly 11 billion around 2100. Get the full story:
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UN DESA DISD Jun 17
๐ŸŒŸNEW! will release the latest update on the worldโ€™s population levels and trends. In what parts of the world will we see more people being born? Where can we see a decline? Find out by tuning in to on 17 June at 12 noon EDT!
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UN DESA DISD Jun 15
Around 1 in 6 people 60 years & older have experienced some form of abuse. Today is the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day! โ„น๏ธ โžก๏ธ
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UN DESA DISD Jun 15
The money sent by migrants to their families help 800 million achieve their own . On Intl. Day of , spare 2 minutes to appreciate the sacrifice of migrants working abroad and their contribution to sustainable development: โ„น๏ธ
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UN DESA DISD Jun 14
People with albinism often face discrimination & violence, but they are . because people with albinism should not face discrimination. โ„น๏ธ
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UN DESA DISD Jun 13
"I want the to be fully accessible for one & all. It is very simple: We cannot be a platform for change when persons with disabilities cannot access that platform to speak.โ€ - launching new UN Disability Strategy
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UN DESA DISD Jun 13
Live Now a special event on "1 Billion Voices: Making the Invisible Visible: The Power of Sports and Expressive Arts". ๐Ÿ“บ โ„น๏ธ
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