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Healthy ecosystems support economic growth, sustain billions of livelihoods, protect food & water security and stabilize our climate. The virtual #NatureForLife  Hub has more on how protecting nature can help achieve the #GlobalGoals .

Less than 10% of countries have enacted gender-sensitive measures to support women's economic security amid #COVID19 . @UN_Women  & @UNDP 's gender tracker finds that #coronavirus  recovery policies of most nations do not include women's needs.

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Globally, 1 in 3 women experience violence in their lifetime. Risks are even higher during conflicts & crises, like #COVID19 . At #UNGA , @UNODC  Goodwill Ambassador & Nobel Laureate@NadiaMuradBasee  calls for political will to end gender-based violence.

"We can overcome this challenge. But we must learn from the mistakes. Responsible leadership matters. Science matters. Cooperation matters. And misinformation kills." -- @antonioguterres  as the world reaches 1 million deaths from #COVID19 .

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1/3 of our food is lost or wasted every year. Here's how you can help #StopFoodLoss Waste: 🍒 Buy smaller portions 🍚 Eat leftovers 🍅 Share food with others More tips from @FAOnews  on Tuesday's first-ever International Day of Food Loss & Waste.

Watch live as world leaders meet to discuss financing for development during the #COVID19  pandemic.

"We have a great opportunity to reach people with good information & solid public health guidance based on science." -- UN's @melissarfleming  talks about the important work of countering misinformation during th #COVID  infodemic. #SDGLive 

Torrential rains & flooding across South Sudan have left hundreds of thousands homeless and could result in catastrophic levels of hunger, warns @WFP .

Starting now: @antonioguterres  brings together leaders & experts to build stronger political consensus for a coordinated global response to #COVID19  and champion urgency of equitable access to effective vaccines. Watch live:

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Watch live as world leaders gather virtually at the #UNGA  Biodiversity Summit to accelerate action #ForNature  and protect people & planet.

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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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"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.

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.

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

"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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