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Use your creativity to celebrate action for gender equality! 🎨

Join @UN_Women's comic and cartoon competition & show your support for #GenerationEquality!

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The #COVID19 crisis caused the largest ever learning disruption, affecting 1.6 billion students worldwide.

We need to step up collaboration & global solidarity to place education at the centre of the pandemic recovery. #EducationDay

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Taking #ClimateAction and living more sustainably doesn't have to be difficult.

The #ActNow app helps you reduce your carbon footprint - and have fun doing it.

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A quality education can transform lives by empowering people and helping overcome poverty, inequality & discrimination. It's also a human right.

On Sunday's #EducationDay, join @UNESCO in calling for greater funding for learning recovery amid #COVID19.

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I warmly welcome @POTUS @JoeBiden's steps to re-enter the #ParisAgreement & join the growing coalition of governments, cities, states, businesses & people taking ambitious #ClimateAction.

-- @antonioguterres on Wednesday.

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For more than 73 years, @UNPeacekeeping has been helping to create a more peaceful & prosperous world.

More on the work of the men and women #ServingForPeace:

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Without a nationality, stateless people are often unable to access basic rights and health care. Amid the #COVID19 pandemic, they are at greater risk of being left behind.

None of us are safe until all of us are safe. #iBelong

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The worldwide response to #COVID19 has demonstrated the power of solidarity. People are spreading kindness through their words & deeds -- while inspiring others to do the same.

No act of goodwill is too small in the fight against the pandemic.

🎨: Nat Bullard

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Through the Youth Solidarity Fund, @UNAOC provides seed funding and capacity building support to youth-led organizations that foster peaceful and inclusive societies.

Apply by 31 January:

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Adaptation to climate change helps protect the world from climate impacts.

@UNEP explains why adaptation makes economic sense and what we can do to close the #AdaptationGap. #ClimateAction

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#COVID19 has created a global mental health crisis.

Here are 4 tips for your mental health and ideas on how to help others who may need some extra support and care during the pandemic.

More from @WHO:

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Don’t assume that your bank or your politician cares about this issue as much as you do. They will, the more you raise it with them - and now is the time to raise it.

-- Mark Carney on how everyone has a role to play in taking #ClimateAction.

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Replying to @antonioguterres: Some countries are procuring #COVID19 vaccines beyond need.

We need countries to commit now to sharing excess doses o…

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Replying to @MelissaFleming: Now and then.

Such an honor to serve under the inspired leadership of
@antonioguterres & @AminaJMohammed.

As #COVID1

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.@Refugees has set up new camps in Sudan for the increasing number of people who have fled Ethiopia’s Tigray region.

Additional humanitarian support is urgently needed to meet their needs.

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Replying to @UNFCCC: Leaders are set to galvanize action to build resilience to the inevitable impacts of climate change at a Global #AdaptationSumm

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Replying to @UNmigration: “The people are scared.”

IOM is preparing local communities in Mozambique for the imminent arrival of Cyclone #Eloise: ht…

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"The elimination of nuclear weapons remains the highest disarmament priority of the United Nations."

-- @antonioguterres as the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons enters into force Friday.

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Leaders are set to galvanize action to build resilience to the inevitable impacts of climate change at a Global #AdaptationSummit on 25 and 26 January.

Today, young people from more than 115 countries presented a call to action for adaptation.

Details:

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“The people are scared.”

IOM is preparing local communities in Mozambique for the imminent arrival of Cyclone #Eloise:

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Now and then.

Such an honor to serve under the inspired leadership of
@antonioguterres & @AminaJMohammed.

As #COVID19 dramatically exacerbated global inequalities, we are more determined than ever to fight for equality & to recover greener, fairer & more humane.

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Some countries are procuring #COVID19 vaccines beyond need.

We need countries to commit now to sharing excess doses of vaccines.

This would help vaccinate all health care workers around the world on an urgent basis and protect health systems from collapse.

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The UN works for everyone, everywhere by:
🇺🇳 preventing conflict
🇺🇳 vaccinating children
🇺🇳 protecting refugees
🇺🇳 feeding the hungry
🇺🇳 addressing the climate crisis
🇺🇳 empowering women
🇺🇳 responding to #COVID19 & so much more.

#UN75

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