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UN Development


Working to end poverty for good. Transforming our world #By2030. Follow our Administrator @ASteiner & visit https://t.co/qSU0Gpllji for more

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How are violent extremists & terrorists using popular #socialmedia , private 💬 & even blockchain-based decentralized internet to spread radicalism in Africa? See the findings of our 2019 #EndExtremism  study: #VirtualCTWeek  #UNiteToCounterTerrorism 

In some places in Latin America & Caribbean, over 80% of deaths from #COVID19  remain unaccounted for. Even with high rates of testing, the solutions aren't one-size-fits all. @UNDPLAC 's @LFLopezCalva  delves into data policies in latest #GraphForThought .

If anyone wasn’t convinced that inequality, discrimination & health are connected, the #COVID19  pandemic just made it crystal clear. @UNDP_SDGs  explains how we support marginalized communities like indigenous & Dalit women to . #BuildForwardBetter 

408 million of the world's 1.8 billion young people live in countries affected armed conflict or organized crime. @undpyouth 's #Frontlines  report examines policy support for young people at the forefront of community #UnitetoCounterTerrorism  movements.

How do we #Standup4HumanRights  in countries with laws that discriminate or criminalize #HIV ? Join us Friday, 9AM-10:30AM EDT during #AIDS2020  to find out. #LeaveNoOneBehind  👉

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Last July, we launched an 18-month-long #LakeChadStabilization  programme to restore livelihoods and #ROL4Peace  for communities threatened by Boko Haram, and 🌾🚰 shortages. #PartnersAtCore  like @GermanyDiplo  & @BMZ_Bund  support our #BuildPeace  work:

#Mission1Point5 , the world's larges #VoteForClimate  survey presented thru online gaming, is now available in the Georgian language! @undpgeorgia '>Joi @UNDPGeorgia  to play fo #ClimateAction  :

In Vanuatu, #SolarEnergy , powered by portable & stackable power cubes, is transforming the lives of off-grid communities, esp. women & girls. Funded by our #PartnersAtCore , @GermanyDiplo  & @BMZ_Bund , see how we're innovating #SDGs  & the #ClimatePromise 💡

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What women choose to wear or not wear is not consent for sexual harassment, violence, bullying, body-shaming or victim-blaming. Each & every one of us has a role in calling out these toxic behaviors on the Int'l Day to #EndViolence  Against Women. #16Days  #OrangetheWorld 

"I’m deeply concerned by the fires in the #AmazonRainforest . In the midst of the global climate crisis, we cannot afford more damage to a major source of oxygen and biodiversity. The #Amazon  must be protected" - @UN  Secretary-General@antonioguterres  Source: @CopernicusEU  ?️

Be safe. Be kind. Be smart. Spread the word, not the disease. See how we're working with partners to combat the spread of #Coronavirus : #COVID19 

"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights." Born after the ashes of WWII, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights will turn 70 on December 10. Its message, #Standup4HumanRights , is as important as it did then.

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A big part of our plastic waste ends up in the #ocean  where it harms #coralreefs  & marine life. Help our Ocean Advocate@CodySimpson  to spread the word & #SaveOurOcean  this #BiodiversityDay . Take steps to #BeatPollution ? #WorldBiodiversityDay 

At current rates of progress on #GenderEquality , it'll take 257 years for women to have the same economic opportunities as men. This #InternationalWomensDay , #CheckYourBias  to reach #GenerationEquality : #IWD2020 

Our world is getting warmer. If we do nothing, temperatures could rise 2°C or even 3°C by 2050. Climate change threatens the 2030 Agenda & the realization of a more sustainable & prosperous world through the #SDGs : #Climate4All  #EarthHour 

Behind every #MeToo  & #TimesUp  movement to end the status quo is a changemaker. On #WomensDay , meet the women pushing the boundaries for more #womensrights  worldwide: #IWD2018  #WomensMonth  #TimeisNow 

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