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despite the drumbeat of negative shock headlines the facts tell a different story find out more
Despite the drumbeat of negative shock headlines, the facts tell a different story. Find out more ⬇️
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teenagers from the west bank gaza represented 536000 students at a pledging conference tues where they spoke a
Teenagers from the West Bank + Gaza represented 536,000 @UNRWA students at a pledging conference Tues, where they spoke about their daily experiences + the importance of UNRWA schools in their lives.
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even if you were not alive in 1959 some famous voices then spoke about a topic relevant today refugees refugee
Even if you were not alive in 1959, some famous voices then spoke about a topic relevant today: Refugees @Refugees
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surveillance tools can interfere with human rights says expert adding that they should be banned until effecti
"Surveillance tools can interfere with human rights" says @UNHumanRights expert @davidakaye, adding that they should be banned until "effective" controls are found.
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protecting civilians is a key task of around the world see how their contribution to was recognized on
Protecting civilians is a key task of @UNPeacekeeping around the world.
See how their contribution to #ProtectingPeace was recognized on #PKDay ⬇️
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in 1975 the un made a rallying cry for colonized underdeveloped women of the world how does that resonate toda
In 1975 the UN made a rallying cry for "colonized + underdeveloped" women of the world... How does that resonate today?
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families can be critical drivers of gender equality provided decision makers deliver policies rooted in the re
Families “can be critical drivers of gender equality, provided decision-makers deliver policies rooted in the reality of how people live today”, said @UN_Women chief @phumzileunwomen at today's report launch.
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on syria told the security council today ease the suffering save lives end the fighting obey the law
On Syria, @UNReliefChief told the @UN Security Council today:

🔵 Ease the suffering

🔵 Save lives

🔵 End the fighting

🔵 Obey the law

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in south sudan the desire for peace is palpable and there is a fierce aversion to any renewal of fighting chie
In South Sudan "the desire for peace is palpable and there is a fierce aversion to any renewal of fighting": @unmissmedia chief Shearer briefing the @UN Security Council Tuesday.
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security council adopts resolution to end peacekeeping mission in haiti and establish a new office to support
Security Council adopts resolution to end @minujusth peacekeeping mission in Haiti, and establish a new Office to support political stability in the country

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last week at was joined by ambassadors amp amp many more to launch un s strategy for young people to take lead
Last week at #UNGA, was joined by , ambassadors & & many more to launch – UN's strategy for young people to take lead for

More #Youth2030in our story

#GlobalGoals
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50000 women killed by intimate partners or family members in 2017 making home the most dangerous place for wom
50,000 women killed by intimate partners or family members in 2017, making home the most dangerous place for women, finds new report


#UNNewsStory #16Days #ENDviolence #OrangeTheWorld
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independent report from hrc commission of inquiry into gaza fence demos by palestinians found reasonable groun
Independent report from _HRC Commission of Inquiry into Gaza fence demos by Palestinians "found reasonable grounds to believe that Israeli security forces committed serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law".
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24 september launching w amp many more advancing strengthening fight against narcotics
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on schoolchildren have grasped its urgency better than global leaders says at we need to take a seat at your t
On #ClimateEmergency, "schoolchildren have grasped its urgency better than global leaders", says @antonioguterres at #Lisboa21 - we need to take a seat "at your table" says @UN chief. Full story:
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the newly elected general assembly president pga tijjani muhammad bande of nigeria was elected tuesday here s
The newly-elected @UN General Assembly President @UN_PGA_PGA, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande of Nigeria, was elected Tuesday. Here's our news video of the day.
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young people are already leading on climate change so it s time we took at seat at their table says
Young people are already leading on climate change so it's time we took at seat at THEIR table, says @antonioguterres
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if we went by the principle that those affected by a problem should be in charge of determining the solution t
"If we went by the principle that those affected by a problem should be in charge of determining the solution, then the majority of the world's peace negotiators, foreign ministers, & diplomats would be women."
- Special Envoy .

She wa#AngelinaJolies at the today:
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mozambique malawi zimbabwe has created inland oceans running for mile after mile with water above tree level s
Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe, #CycloneIdai has created "inland oceans running for mile after mile, with water above tree-level" says on the ground . Emergency "bigger by the hour".
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chief tells world leaders don t come with a speech come with a plan 4 fighting climate change at september as
. chief tells world leaders "don't come with a speech, come with a plan" 4 fighting climate change at September , as issues repor#ClimateActionSummitt. #stateofclimate
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