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Ali's life depends on farming, but when floods & desert locusts destroyed his crops, he faced devastation.

See how @FAO is helping Ali & other people in Somalia recover from this dual threat.

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Replying to @UN_Women: Promoting access to reliable and timely data is essential for informing advocacy & policies.

The #WomenCount Data Hub provi…

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Cervical cancer can be prevented.

Getting vaccinated and regular screenings & treatment can help ensure cervical health. More from @WHO during January's cervical cancer awareness month:

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This week's Climate Adaptation Summit aims at accelerating, innovating & scaling up global efforts to adapt to the effects of the climate crises. #ClimateAction

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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 entered into force last week.

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2020 was among the 3 hottest years on record.

2011 to 2020 was the warmest decade on record.

More from @WMO on intensifying extreme weather events & impacts of the climate crises: #ClimateAction

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Promoting access to reliable and timely data is essential for informing advocacy & policies.

The #WomenCount Data Hub provides the world with the latest resources on gender and #COVID19.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

@UNFPA works to promote universal access to sexual & reproductive health & rights, including family planning. #StandUp4HumanRights

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"As the world continues to battle the pandemic, education – as a fundamental right and a global public good – must be protected to avert a generational catastrophe."

-- @antonioguterres on Sunday's #EducationDay.

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"As the world continues to battle the pandemic, education – as a fundamental right and a global public good – must be protected to avert a generational catastrophe."

-- @antonioguterres on Sunday's #EducationDay.

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Replying to @UNESCO: Happy #EducationDay! πŸ“š

πŸ“’To all students and teachers! πŸ“’

We're celebrating YOU -- all learning heroes around the world 🌍 who…

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Companies who are part of the solution will be rewarded.

-- UN Envoy Mark Carney explains how the #RaceToZero carbon emissions is putting pressure on businesses to take more #ClimateAction.

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Replying to @UNICEF: COVID-19 has highlighted deep inequities in education and exacerbated the global learning crisis.

This #EducationDay, and ever…

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✏️ Happy #EducationDay πŸ“” to all students, teachers, parents & other heroes around the world who are ensuring learning doesn't stop despite #COVID19.

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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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Happy #EducationDay! πŸ“š

πŸ“’To all students and teachers! πŸ“’

We're celebrating YOU -- all learning heroes around the world 🌍 who are ensuring #LearningNeverStops amid #COVID19.

⚑ #PowerEducation

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COVID-19 has highlighted deep inequities in education and exacerbated the global learning crisis.

This #EducationDay, and every day, join us in championing every child’s right to learn.

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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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The UN works for everyone, everywhere by:
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡³ preventing conflict
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡³ vaccinating children
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡³ protecting refugees
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡³ feeding the hungry
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡³ addressing the climate crisis
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡³ empowering women
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡³ responding to #COVID19 & so much more.

#UN75

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