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UN Spokesperson 43m
"Kofi Annan was a guiding force for good. It is with profound sadness that I learned of his passing. In many ways, Kofi Annan was the United Nations." on passing of former SG Full statement here
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United Nations 55m
Last year, 313 aid workers were victims of major attacks. 139 of them were killed, 102 wounded and 72 kidnapped. Aid workers are .
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"I tried to transform the bad thing that happened to me, into action that can be positive." -- Soad's husband & son were killed in a terrorist attack. Creating a victims' association gave her a new purpose.
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United Nations 7h
“Trying to be human in the face of profound inhumanity has been the hardest challenge.” - - , Communications Officer, Syria. Hear from those working to save lives on Sunday's & every day:
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UN Foundation Aug 16
“When I heard their stories, why they fled, how they are living here, I just said, "Yes, I want to be an aid worker." I wanted to help.”--Shirin Aktar, Meet 7 individuals who work for humanitarian agencies:
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United Nations 11h
"The victims of terrorism are some of the most important voices we have in countering this global menace." -- opening new exhibit at UNHQ:
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António Guterres 13h
Yesterday I sent the Declaration of Shared Commitment on to Member States for endorsement. Thanks to Pakistan for being 1st to endorse, & for their unwavering support to peacekeeping. I invite all Member States to join me in strengthening peacekeeping.
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António Guterres 16h
No cause, no grievance can ever justify terrorism. The upcoming Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to Victims of Terrorism is an opportunity to honour and support the survivors and learn from their resilience.
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UNICEF 22h
This is why children are migrating north from Central America and Mexico.
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United Nations 15h
"The blue flag of the United Nations flies high because of the brave women & men who carry it to the farthest corners of the world." -- pays tribute to our 22 colleagues who lost their lives 15 yrs ago in Baghdad terrorist attack
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UN Environment Aug 17
Tackling is impossible? Our Mountain Hero Michael Strasser proves impossible is but a word. Follow Michael's world record attempt:
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UN Geneva 22h
"Life is stronger than anything, including bombs and fanatic ideologies." 15-year old Mattia-Sélim Kanaan, son of Jean-Sélim Kanaan killed in the 2003 terrorist attack against the UN in Baghdad, speaks at World Humanitarian Day ceremony in Geneva
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United Nations 18h
~100 million people are being pushed into extreme poverty because they have to pay for health care. advocates for :
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António Guterres 19h
Today we pay tribute to our cherished colleagues who died in the terrorist attack against our headquarters in Baghdad 15 years ago this week. They lost their lives in the service of peace, development and human rights.
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UN Spokesperson 21h
"The legacy of the humanitarian workers, peacekeepers, military and civilian staff who have given their lives is lasting and ever-present in our hearts," says , paying tribute to fallen staff
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United Nations 23h
She always looked after her siblings, but when bombs took their parents she became their only hope. On Sunday’s , join the campaign to demand world leaders protect children in conflict:
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Pierre Krähenbühl Aug 16
Today I announced that schools will open on time for 526’000 Palestine refugee girls & boys in West Bank, including East Jerusalem, Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon & Syria. Despite our grave financial challenges, it is vital to protect the right to education of students.
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United Nations Aug 17
"Everything was good in Syria until the war started...Then suddenly there is no future." 8 women refugees share images of the homes they were forced to leave behind -- and their hopes for the future ⬇️ via
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UN Humanitarian Aug 15
Here are 5️⃣ actions that will better protect civilians in conflict zones around the world 🌎.
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United Nations Aug 16
In new report, says that UN's most valuable assets are convening people, catalyzing action & driving solutions.
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