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Happy birthday Sir David Attenborough! And thank you for your tireless commitment to #ClimateAction . Here's how you can join him in protecting our planet:

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Saturday's #WorldMigratoryBirdDay  highlights the need for international action to protect migratory birds. YOU can also help by: 🌿 making your garden bird-friendly 🦩 learning about birds ♻️ reducing plastic pollution More ideas:

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Mothers have shouldered the burden of the #COVID19  pandemic, braving all odds to protect their children. In crisis after crisis, mothers around the world are asked to do the impossible This #MothersDay , we salute you. via @UNFPA 

Amid the pandemic, it is completely normal to feel anxious, isolated or overwhelmed, but we are in this together -- and #OnlyTogether  will we get through it. May is #MentalHealthMonth . 🎨: @UN_Women 

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As many schools reopen from #COVID19  closures, millions of girls are at risk of not returning to the classroom. Efforts must be made to ensure the pandemic does not rob girls of their right to education. @UN_Women  works to achieve #GenerationEquality .

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📸: The "Knotted Gun" sculpture, pictured here at UNHQ in NY, is an inspirational symbol of non-violence. On Monday, the UN Conference on Disarmament starts at @UNGeneva . Details:

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To achieve a #ZeroHunger  🌎, we cannot leave anyone behind. 📽️ Here is how @FAOnews  is helping Small Island Developing States, which are more vulnerable to natural disasters & often rely on imports due to limited natural resources.

Refugees cannot be sent back home if their lives and safety will be at risk. The 1951 Refugee Convention protects those forced to flee and helps uphold their human rights. More from @Refugees :

From wetland restoration 🌱 in Colombia to climate-smart agriculture🧑‍🌾in Guatemala, countries in Latin America & the Caribbean are stepping up their #ClimateAction  with the help of @UNDP .

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At #Youth2030  launch w/ , supporters called on all young people to speak up for their future: via #UNGA 

News: we'll be covering Monday's visit of & for the special event w/ & over #Youth2030at  our new channel. ? #UNGA 

A kind message ? A smile ? A like ? This #SaferInternetDay , take the time to be kind online and make a big difference to someone’s day. #ENDviolence  online.

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In September, supporters helped launch the strategy, cal #Youth2030ing  on young people to speak up for their future. Details from : #ThisHappened 

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Being kind is a powerful way to make our schools and communities safer. @BTS_twt  is helping @UNICEF  spread kindness to #EndViolence  in schools.

“Genocide is a process. The Holocaust did not start with the gas chambers. It started with hate speech.” -- @UN_GP_RtoP 's Adama Dieng on the dangers of hate speech and intolerance on Monday's #PreventGenocide  Day.

Climate change is undeniable Climate action is unstoppable Climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable. -

"Now, more than ever, we must try to remember who we are & face who we are. We must try to love ourselves & imagine our future." At #UNGA , @UNICEF  supporters @BTS_twt  share struggles during #COVID19  in a heartfelt message of solidarity with young people around the world.

"The eyes of all future generations are upon you. And if you choose to fail us, I say we will never forgive you." -- @GretaThunberg  at UN #ClimateAction  Summit.

The last Ebola patient has been discharged from a treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. A 42-day countdown has begun to declare the end of the world's second-deadliest Ebola epidemic.

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