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UK 🇬🇧 & Ireland 🇮🇪 Desk, UNRIC 🇺🇳. Communicating the United Nations message with a & focus. Raising awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals.
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Worldwide, every two weeks a language disappears taking with it an entire cultural and intellectual heritage. Artists like , who sings in both Welsh and Cornish, help to keep our culture alive. More info ➡️
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Gordon & Sarah Brown Feb 19
A lost generation of children are being broken by the absence of hope and the soul-crushing certainty that there is nothing ahead for which to plan, not even a place in school. ⁦⁩ announces new ⁦⁩ programmes at .
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Feb 20
Social justice means a world based on equality and human rights, where barriers people face based on gender, ethnicity, religion, culture or disability are removed. The UK works with ILO globally to ensure we all have social justice.
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Feb 19
Today in New York, Mr. Gordon Brown, the United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education will discuss the plight of children trapped in humanitarian crises. This year launched the first International Day of education, bringing us closer to realizing SDG4: Quality Education!✏️🌎
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Feb 18
Thanks to local ⚽️ football clubs, like this one in Nottingham, refugees are finding their feet in the UK. Let's continue to encourage this kind of love and integration in the UK and Ireland 🇬🇧🇮🇪❤️🌍
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Feb 15
🌎We stand with students in the UK striking for the climate and supporting : Climate Action! In 2019 The UN is working harder than ever to protect the climate and build up to the Climate Summit in Sept➡️
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Feb 14
Women of the world, unite! to speak up & take action for gender equality. Get inspired by women’s activism via : Hint! Scroll to 1945 to learn about how Women's Activism helped all Irish workers...
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Feb 13
Stormzy is now worldwide. But back in the early 2000's grime was only being played on pirate radio stations in East London like . UK Radio has helped promote grime, while creating classics like The Archers. On let's celebrate the UK's diversity📻
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Feb 12
A great step towards achieving : Gender Equality, and ensuring the safety of women in the UK! 👏
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Feb 11
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has launched a new logo for its Women in Maritime programme as part of its mission to support the United Nations : Achieve and empower all women and girls!
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Feb 11
Replying to @radhaboya @UNESCO and 2 others
Dr was recently recognised as a young International Rising Star by & . She is currently conducting research at , where she has found a way to make channels that are 10, 000 times thinner than a human hair, using graphene 🔬
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Feb 11
Kathleen Londsdale, born in 🇮🇪, was an early pioneer of X-ray crystallography. She was the first woman to be a fellow to the , the first female professor at , and the first woman named president of the International Union of Crystallography
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Feb 11
Replying to @NobelPrize
Rosalind Franklin is best known for her work on DNA🧬Her data was used used to formulate Crick and Watson's 1953 hypothesis of DNA. Franklin died before they were awarded their and couldn't receive one posthumously. She was not mentioned in their acceptance speech.
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Feb 11
Happy Day 👩‍🔬 Bridging the gender gap in is vital to a better future, yet continue to be underrepresented, undervalued & discriminated. Today let's value some of these great women in Britain and Ireland ⬇️
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Feb 10
Did you know that baked beans 🥫 are a pulse? Pulses are high in protein and fibre, and low in fat! On top of that pulses are good for the environment and more... This do something good for yourself and the world by eating more pulses 👭🌍👬
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Feb 8
👏Bravo to 's programme👏 Irish Ambassadors and peacekeepers are bringing a deeper understanding of how membership has been central to Irish foreign policy and history, to school children around Ireland! 🇮🇪🇺🇳 More info here:
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Feb 7
Hello London! 🇬🇧 Check out 's screening of Under the Wire at the on 08/03 📽️🏛️ On 13 February 2012 war-correspondent Marie Colvin and photographer Paul Conroy entered war-ravaged Syria. Only one of them returned.
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Feb 7
What can you in the UK and Ireland do to help the planet? The 's Climate Neutral Now Initiative knows a few ways! Check it out 👉
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Feb 6
UN rights experts: UK must stop disproportionate use of security laws after conviction of Stansted 15 🇬🇧🌐 Concerned about the world we live in? Then STAND UP for someone’s rights today. 👉 
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Feb 6
UN Cinema discussion with speakers from , and the film's director, after the On Her Shoulders screening in Galway 🇮🇪 Check out for more of the panel's comments ⬇️
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