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Global Goals 23h
Congrats to the 2018 UN Public Service Awards winners for innovative and excellent practices in public service! 👏🏽👏🏽 Meet them here:
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United Nations 3h
UN Peacekeepers leave their families behind and travel to some of the most hostile environments on the 🌍 to help others. More on the brave men & women ➡️
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UN Spokesperson 5h
. learned with grave concern the news of an explosion on Saturday at a rally attended by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, of Ethiopia. He condemns this act & expresses his solidarity with the Government and People of Ethiopia. Full text:
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United Nations 6h
In many parts of the 🌍 widowhood makes women vulnerable to harmful practices. & work to ensure widows' rights are protected. Here’s an example from Togo:
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UN Library 10h
and the Security Council elected a new judge to the yesterday. More information about the selection process in :
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United Nations 9h
"Women in post-conflict countries find it easier to relate their stories to women peacekeepers" -- Police Commissioner on the role of women in . Watch her interview at this week's :
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United Nations 10h
This week, went to Norway 🇳🇴 and Russia 🇷🇺. For a glimpse behind-the-scenes of his trip, check out our latest story ➡️
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United Nations 13h
USA: Detention of children at border “severely hampers their development and in some cases may amount to torture,” say experts, calling on government to reunite detained children with families:
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UN Office on Drugs and Crime Jun 21
is proof that global cooperation is key to end wildlife crime. → 1.3 tonnes of 🐘 ivory → 8 tonnes of pangolin scales → 4,000 🐦 → 27,000 reptiles 🦎 were seized by , , , UNODC and other partners:
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United Nations 15h
On Saturday's UN Public Service Day, we thank all who dedicate their lives to serving others.
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United Nations 18h
There are about 285 million widows globally. Nearly half of them live in poverty. On & every day, let’s support widows’ rights so they have the opportunity to build a new life after personal loss.
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United Nations 21h
"Extreme weather events are making it harder to protect citizens" -- highlights the challenges being addressed at this week's Americas conference on disaster risk:
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United Nations 24h
On Saturday's , let’s ensure widows around the world enjoy the rights and social protections they deserve
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Better Than Cash Jun 12
Companies can make a strong contribution to the through , which play an instrumental role in facilitating access to financial services
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United Nations Jun 22
Innovation 💡 + sharing = better lives. UN Public Service Awards recognize public service initiatives that help achieve . More on Saturday's Public Service Day:
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United Nations Jun 22
Venezuela: When baby formula costs more than 2 months’ minimum wage & protesting against such an impossible situation can land you in jail, the extreme injustice of it all is stark – chief Zeid:
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UN Human Rights Jun 22
The executive order signed by the on 20 June 2018 fails to address the situation of thousands of migrant children forcibly separated from their parents & held in detention at the border – UN experts:
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António Guterres Jun 22
Climate change is still moving faster than we are. Thank you to the 23 countries who signed a declaration for more ambition on climate action. I am convening a climate summit next year and look forward to working with all to protect our planet.
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United Nations Jun 22
"We go with all our heart and with a passion for what we do -- to serve communities, to serve others." Find out more about the role of in this Live with from ➡️
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UN Human Rights Jun 21
“Good police & human rights officers are natural partners, sharing a commitment to upholding the rule of law; protecting the people; ensuring justice & sustaining peace. are fundamental to modern policing,“ at chiefs summit
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