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UNHumanRights

UN Human Rights

The United Nations #HumanRights office is led by High Commissioner @MBachelet. Follow us on FB & IG at *unitednationshumanrights*. #StandUp4HumanRights

Geneva, Switzerland

Joined on 27 August, 2009

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.@ANDORRA_UN has donated $18K to support our Office's #humanrights work. You can donate too:

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Replying to @UNTreatyBodies: UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women remains deeply concerned about the devastating impact o…

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UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women remains deeply concerned about the devastating impact of #COVID19 on women's rights and on the international human rights system. The Committee calls for joint action and solidarity.
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Replying to @UN_SPExperts: 🇨🇫 Central African Republic: Violations of human rights & international humanitarian law must be punished to prevent ongo…

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🇨🇫 Central African Republic: Violations of human rights & international humanitarian law must be punished to prevent ongoing violence & conflict – UN expert Yao Agbetse: "Without a strong message combined with deterrent actions, the worst could happen" 👉

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Replying to @Wikipedia: Wikipedia only exists through the power of human collaboration, creativity, and curiosity.

Thank you for 20 years! #Wikipe

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Replying to @Wikimedia: Twenty years, 55 million articles, hundreds of thousands of volunteers, one goal: free knowledge for all.

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Wikipedia only exists through the power of human collaboration, creativity, and curiosity.

Thank you for 20 years! #Wikipedia20

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Replying to @FilippoGrandi: Reports continue of severe human rights violations against Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s #Tigray region including kil…

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Twenty years, 55 million articles, hundreds of thousands of volunteers, one goal: free knowledge for all.

Happy 20th birthday, @Wikipedia! Here’s to many, many more. #Wikipedia20

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To celebrate @Wikipedia’s 20th anniversary, @UNHumanRights and @Wikimedia will organize activities, throughout 2021, allowing volunteers to create content about human rights. Learn more:
#StandUp4HumanRights #wikimedia20 #wikimediach

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The big day is almost here — are you coming to @Wikipedia's 20th birthday event? Tune in Friday, 15 January at 16:00 UTC. Hope to see you there! #Wikipedia20

Happy 20th birthday, to our partner @Wikipedia! Join us & @Wikimedia to strengthen knowledge about #humanrights online. Learn more: #Wikipedia20 #WikiForHumanRights #RecoverBetter

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Replying to @Wikimedia: The big day is almost here — are you coming to @Wikipedia's 20th birthday event? Tune in Friday, 15 January at 16:00 UTC. Ho…

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🇻🇪 #Venezuela: We are deeply concerned by continuous and increasing attacks against civil society, human rights defenders and journalists. We urge the authorities to stop targeting people for performing legitimate work. Learn more:

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Replying to @mbachelet: Everyone, everywhere, can -- and must – take a stand against hate and violence.

#StandUp4HumanRights

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Replying to @UN_HRC: 🗨️COVID-19 recovery represents a historic opportunity for all states to build a new social contract based on human rights & equ…

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🗨️COVID-19 recovery represents a historic opportunity for all states to build a new social contract based on human rights & equal opportunities

- Ilze Brands Kehris, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights

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Reports continue of severe human rights violations against Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s #Tigray region including killings, abductions, forced returns to Eritrea.

Action to stop abuses and give access to humanitarians is needed — now.

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Everyone, everywhere, can -- and must – take a stand against hate and violence.

#StandUp4HumanRights

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Replying to @UN_HRC: How do we #BuildBackBetter?

✅Reduce inequalities
✅Reverse chronic underinvestment in public services
✅Realize economic & socia…

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How do we #BuildBackBetter?

✅Reduce inequalities
✅Reverse chronic underinvestment in public services
✅Realize economic & social rights for all without discrimination

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Replying to @UN_HRC: 🔴Starting soon!

UN Human Rights Council to discuss a human rights-based recovery to COVID-19 and reaching the @GlobalGoalsUN

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🔴Starting soon!

UN Human Rights Council to discuss a human rights-based recovery to COVID-19 and reaching the @GlobalGoalsUN

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#StandUp4HumanRights

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Replying to @UN_HRC: With #COVID19, sustainable development is more than ever interlinked with human rights

COMING UP! - Human Rights Council meeti…

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Quoted @Wikimedia

This Friday, 15 January is @Wikipedia's 20th birthday!

Join us for a special #Wikipedia20 event that day, celebrating the radical idea that knowledge can be shared by and open to everyone! 🧠

On Friday, our partner @Wikipedia, the world's largest free online encyclopedia, will celebrate its 20th anniversary! Join us at their virtual party on Friday, 15 January to celebrate Wikipedia and the people who make it possible. Details: #Wikipedia20

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.@Vodafone_Group has donated $5K to support our Office's #humanrights work. You can donate too:

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Replying to @mbachelet: The economic and human cost of the pandemic remains much higher for those systematically excluded and marginalised: people o…

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The economic and human cost of the pandemic remains much higher for those systematically excluded and marginalised: people of African descent, indigenous peoples, migrants. We must #StandUp4HumanRights to end it.

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Replying to @UNTreatyBodies: 🇨🇩 #DRC: The UN Human Rights Committee finds the Democratic Republic of Congo violated the right to life of leading hum…

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🇨🇩 #DRC: The UN Human Rights Committee finds the Democratic Republic of Congo violated the right to life of leading human rights defender Pascal Kabungulu who was killed in an extrajudicial execution, in front of his family.

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With #COVID19, sustainable development is more than ever interlinked with human rights

COMING UP! - Human Rights Council meeting to discuss the issues

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