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"We call on all of humanity to take inspiration from the acts of solidarity, cooperation & kindness to support the vulnerable among us." UN Messengers of Peace show support for @antonioguterres ' global ceasefire appeal amid #COVID19 :

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Around the world, the #COVID19  crisis has left many women facing increased risks of domestic violence. Shelters, hotlines, online counseling and psycho-social support are needed now more than ever to support women & girls. via @UN_Women 

Sunday is the first-ever International Day of Conscience. In the face of the #COVID19  crisis - and always - let's focus on promoting tolerance & solidarity and helping those in need.

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In response to #COVID19 , @UNDP  is showing solidarity with affected countries by working to strengthen health systems, improve livelihoods, promote community education & more. #coronavirus 

The #COVID19  crisis is resulting in an increase in gender-based violence worldwide. @Spotlight_VAWG  is working to end violence against women & girls during the #coronaviruscrisis  and at all times.

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As the world works to stop the spread of #COVID19 , @WFP  is drawing on lessons learned from its efforts to contain another public health emergency - the first major Ebola outbreak.

Public health crises can worsen gender inequalities, resulting in devastating impacts on women and girls. @UNICEF  explains how to ensure gender equality is at the centre of the world's #COVID19  response.

Nurses, midwives & all health workers are on the #COVID19  frontline. #SupportNursesAndMidwives  and show solidarity with people everywhere by following public health advice - and staying at home.

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In the face of the global #COVID19  crisis, the UN is working to support frontline responders, governments & the most vulnerable. See how we are trying to help in this @Twitter  moment.

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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.

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.

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. -

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