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Leaders have a responsibility to their populations to pave the way toward peace, stability & reconciliation. -- at opening session of UN Palestinian Rights Committee:
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World Health Organization (WHO) 16h
is one of the 🌎🌍🌏’s most contagious diseases. In those not already immune, it will infect approximately 9 in 10 people exposed. 👉
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. & have completed delivery of assistance to 40,000+ mainly women in children seeking shelter in makeshift camp in Rukban. via
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World Gov Summit Feb 10
How can we collectively tackle the challenges facing humanity? H.E. , Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, answers this pressing question at the 2019.
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UN Women Feb 14
Happy Birthday to our Goodwill Ambassador ! 🎂🎈🎁 She amplifies women's voices, She raises awareness for human rights, and She fights inequality.
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Cancer is a leading cause of death for children worldwide. On Friday's learn what is doing to address inequalities when it comes to diagnosing & treating child cancer: ➡️
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UN Human Rights 16h
: New UN report highlights persistently high levels of brutal sexual violence in northern Unity, with at least 134 women & girls raped, while 41 suffered other forms of sexual & physical violence just between September and December 2018. 👉
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Over 2,000 children were registered as "stateless" in Europe last year - leaving them essentially "invisible". & are calling for urgent action to ensure all children can say: .
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World Health Organization (WHO) 14h
is a leading cause of death for children and adolescents around the world and approximately 300,000 children aged 0 to 19 years old are diagnosed with cancer each year
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"While reform is inherently about processes, the transformation that we seek is fundamentally about people," -- about the importance of UN reform.
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UN Special Procedures Feb 14
: UN experts denounce severe rights restrictions on protesters. Social movements play a legitimate role in governance and the authorities should rethink their law enforcement policies to guarantee the exercise of freedoms. Read:
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United Nations 16h
to a snowy view of UNHQ in 1996. Every day representatives from around the 🌍 gather here to find common ground on global challenges & take action on issues that cannot be resolved by any one country alone.
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United Nations 19h
Yemen remains the world's worst humanitarian crisis, with 80% of the population – 24 million people – requiring some form of assistance. is trying to meet their needs:
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How to be a champion for gender equality & break up with toxic behaviour: 1) Defy stereotypes 2) Talk the talk 3) Disrupt culture of toxic masculinity 4) Share the care 5) Don't stand for intolerance via .
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UN News Feb 14
. & announce roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action 🌏
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United Nations Feb 14
The majority of migrants live & work legally, contributing to both their home & host countries, and spending 85% of their earnings in their host communities. More on the benefits of safe & orderly migration here:
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Luis Alfonso de Alba Feb 14
It was a pleasure to brief with on the roadmap to the Climate Action Summit in September. Our vision is clear: we need urgent . We will only succeed together!
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António Guterres Feb 14
The entry into force of the Prespa Agreement expressing agreement to the name “Republic of North Macedonia” demonstrates that even seemingly intractable issues can be resolved through dialogue & political will. May it serve as an example.
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United Nations Feb 14
A quality education helps people understand the importance of safeguarding the planet, appreciate diversity & resist intolerance -- on why education is key to achieving the
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BetterWorldCampaign Feb 14
It's no secret that the is our Valentine today and everyday. And why wouldn't we ❤️ it? For way less than the cost of candy & cards, the U.S. invests in and helps keep the peace around the world.
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