The UN is working to tackle the global water crisis that affects more than 2.2 billion people worldwide.
All people, everywhere have the right to safe & affordable drinking water & sanitation. https://t.co/jWlwtqFDD5 #UN75 https://t.co/CH2oSGMYwj
"Madiba was a moral giant in the 20th century & his timeless legacy continues to guide us in the 21st century."
- @antonioguterres will deliver this year's @NelsonMandela Annual Lecture on Saturday's #MandelaDay, focussing on tackling rising inequalities. https://t.co/QxKndlAE8l https://t.co/W5Ap3i4VSX
Deeply entrenched stereotypes play a critical role in gender inequality.
New @un_stereotype study shows that changing attitudes is critical for advancing equality between women and men. https://t.co/xEIcHi8wfD https://t.co/vyjNeHiljf
How are health workers, humanitarians & peacekeepers racing to protect the most vulnerable from #COVID19?
The new season of @MelissaFleming's award-winning podcast, Awake at Night, spotlights UN staff on the frontlines of the fight against #coronavirus.
can change the world." -- @Malala
Happy birthday to our youngest Messenger of Peace, who is championing girls' education today & every day. https://t.co/HLvT40I9Wv
#COVID19 is part of a growing trend of emerging zoonotic diseases, as habitat loss & wildlife exploitation reduce barriers between humans & animals.
New @UNEP report has steps for preventing future pandemics. https://t.co/vgvg0YM2N4 https://t.co/ckIP9zo9IH
Everyone has a role to play in tackling the climate emergency.
@Momentum_UNFCCC's new report showcases inspiring examples of #ClimateAction projects that are moving the ? toward a resilient, low-carbon future. https://t.co/t6b7uAASAX https://t.co/t3ylQBHChX
Intersectional feminism explores how women face different forms of discrimination based on factors like ethnicity, religion & sexual orientation.
@UN_Women sheds light on the importance of intersectional feminism for post-#COVID19 recovery. https://t.co/FL2oE7u3P0
Even before #COVID19, indigenous communities worked to protect ecosystems in an effort to prevent the spread of deadly diseases.
@IFAD highlights how indigenous people & traditional knowledge can help reduce the risk of future pandemics. https://t.co/SHGoFI2FqN
"I am a big believer in the power of human stories to educate, engage & generate empathy."
In the new season of her award-winning podcast, @MelissaFleming hears from UN humanitarians on what keeps them awake at night, what motivates them & how they cope. https://t.co/TaUBwT0VDI
"On this sombre anniversary, we are reminded that peace in Bosnia & Herzegovina is still fragile."
-- On the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, @antonioguterres calls for true reconciliation, & work towards an environment of mutual respect. https://t.co/cG6qJM0Jip
Saturday is #WorldPopulationDay!
Amid the #COVID19 crisis, see how @UNFPA is safeguarding the health and rights of millions of people worldwide affected by #coronavirus: https://t.co/sZ2KaX5dcx #WPD2020 https://t.co/sENziSqJU9
"Never, ever give up."
UN communications chief @MelissaFleming relaunches her podcast ????? ?? ????? with @WFPChief David Beasley, who shares his own #COVID19 experience & how the pandemic exacerbated the hunger crisis.
Listen & subscribe?: https://t.co/tIPPQOnClW https://t.co/SzOVVPQ6sl
Desert locusts are destroying crops in many East African countries, threatening food security in the region.
See how @FAOSomalia is fighting the desert locust outbreak from the sky. https://t.co/djeNtv6ydb https://t.co/bHRGoIT8Sa
Deeply entrenched stereotypes contribute to persistent pay gaps for women.
New @un_stereotype gender equality study shows how changing attitudes is critical for advancing economic equality between women and men. https://t.co/xEIcHiq77b https://t.co/Iq54AvIYqc
Latest from @UNAIDS shows 2020 targets will not be met.
Global HIV/AIDS response could be set back by a decade, or more, if #COVID19 pandemic results in severe disruptions to HIV services. https://t.co/MNBp4pfyOR https://t.co/FPpnQcddC8
"Don't treat this virus lightly. It is dangerous."
-- @davidnabarro, special envoy of the @WHO dismantles dangerous misinformation about #coronavirus & shares what the SARS & Ebola responses can teach us about fighting #COVID19.
Foreign interference growing
Thousands fleeing their homes
#COVID19 cases on the rise
"Time is not on our side in Libya," @antonioguterres warned UN Security Council on Wednesday.
"Together, we can emerge from this crisis stronger, with decent jobs & a brighter, more equal & greener future for all."
-- @antonioguterres at the #ILOSummit calls for a sustainable recovery from #COVID19 to create a better future. https://t.co/FIoFn4DZML https://t.co/jsHuXzQCEl
33% of countries are now welcoming visitors to their #WorldHeritage sites, compared to just 10% in April, due to #COVID19.
Check out the latest from @UNESCO. https://t.co/mfm8DM20iE https://t.co/ra9Rdoqms2
That's what all kids should do. But 108 million girls & boys are trapped in child labour around the ?.
Here's what @FAO is doing to #EndChildLabour: https://t.co/5EUku4Ty8V
Despite remarkable progress, global HIV targets set for 2020 will not be met due to unequal access to treatments, leaving millions at risk.
More from new @UNAIDS report: https://t.co/AhBvXT2sbK https://t.co/wj9yDHYiAu
"We must accelerate coordinated global action to ensure that we recover better from this crisis."
-- @antonioguterres ahead of this week's virtual global forum to assess progress towards the #GlobalGoals.