Official account of the United Nations. For peace, dignity & equality on a healthy planet.
“It is my fervent belief that gender equality creates a fair society. Without equal opportunities for men & women, there is no fairness.” -- Major Winnet Zharare of Zimbabwe receives the 2021 UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award.
"My message to you is simple: Don’t work for climate-wreckers. Use your talents to drive us towards a renewable future." -- @antonioguterres tells @SetonHall graduates theirs must be the generation that succeeds in addressing the climate emergency.
The Knotted Gun sculpture at UN Headquarters in New York is a universal symbol of non-violence. Today, people around the world continue to connect to this cherished sculpture and its powerful message of peace and hope.
📷: The father of late UN peacekeeper Captain Abdelrazakh of Chad was presented the Captain Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage by @antonioguterres this week. The tribute is @UNPeacekeeping 's highest honour for bravery. #ServingForPeace
Let's end the stigma around menstruation. Period. On Saturday's #MenstrualHygieneDay & every day, @UN_Women works to safeguard the health of women & girls without stress, shame or unnecessary barriers to information or menstrual supplies.
Menstrual health is a human right, and periods are a normal part of human biology. Yet, menstruation can result in discrimination & exclusion. On Saturday's #MenstrualHygieneDay , let's end the stigma around menstruation. Period. via @UNFPA
NEWS: Music stars @BTS_twt will join world leaders at the UN on Monday to show support for the #GlobalGoals & help inspire ambitious action to create better future for all. Don't miss their very special musical performance!
The Holocaust began with words -- and in the era of the internet & social media, the power of propaganda is more devastating than ever. But education & knowledge can help prevent genocide. #HolocaustRemembrance
Welcome to our newest @SDGAdvocates : Nobel Peace Laureate@k_satyarthi , STEM activist @chica_rosadita , @Microsoft President@BradSmi & pop superstars @BLACKPINK ! They are joining a group of inspiring people raising awareness about the #GlobalGoals .