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Haitian leaders need commit to a way out of impasse that will best serve the interests of their people, Head of @minujusth  tells Security Council.

"This man-made humanitarian nightmare for the long-suffering people of Syria must stop. It must stop now." -- @antonioguterres  repeats his call for immediate ceasefire in Idlib.

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Friday was @VisitUn  Kids Day at UNHQ. Young visitors explored the #GlobalGoals , learned about work of the 🇺🇳 UN through games, and got to meet the UN Fire Department🧑‍🚒 & Chloe, the UN therapy dog 🐶.

Youth participation is essential for achieving #GlobalGoals , and young people are drivers of political, economic and social transformation. #Standup4HumanRights  - today and everyday:

With the impacts of the climate emergency changing and shrinking habitats, many species are facing extinction. @BonnConvention  #CMSCOP13  in India aims at enacting new conservation measures for migratory species. via @UNEnvironment 

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Imagine living in a swamp infested with pythons 🐍, crocodiles 🐊and malaria-bearing mosquitoes 🦟. That's what life is like for a 100,000 people who have been displaced by fighting in South Sudan. @WFP  is trying to help.

Nurses and midwives provide essential health services and are key for achieving #HealthForAll . 2020 is the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. More from @WHO : #SupportNursesAndMidwives 

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Ahmed, Soraya & their family are Syrian refugees in Malaysia. @UNDPasiapac  follows their heart-wrenching journey into an uncertain future.

Women peacekeepers: 🕊 Reduce conflict & confrontation 🔑 Improve access & support for local women 👮‍♀️ Provide greater sense of security 👩‍🏫 Serve as role models for local women 🔧 Broaden skill sets within missions More on women in @UNPeacekeeping : #A4P 

The Human Rights Council reviews the human rights records of all 193 UN member countries — the only process of this kind in existence. More on @UN_HRC :

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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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“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.

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

NEWS: #Coronavirus  declared a public health emergency of international concern by @WHO . Global outbreak includes 98 cases in 18 countries, outside China. More info, including tips on how to stay healthy:

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"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.

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

"We are deeply concerned that the latest restrictions in Indian-Administered Kashmir will exacerbate the human rights situation in the region" -- @UNHumanRights  spokesperson

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