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Official account of the United Nations Office at Geneva. Also: https://t.co/QTFi68MZa5, https://t.co/inf8QbK6w7

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"This is the beginning of a new dynamic of a relationship between the United Nations and 'We, the Peoples'. How should the UN adapt to the changing world? @antonioguterres  engages in an interactive discussion on #ShapingOurFuture  with an audience of 600+ youth at @IHEID . #UN75 

"We will strengthen our efforts to build capacities and bolster state institutions and civil society organizations." @antonioguterres  presents "The Highest Aspiration: A Call to Action for Human Rights" at #HRC43  @UNHumanRights  @UN_HRC 

𝘛𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘪𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘵𝘪𝘮𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘧𝘢𝘤𝘵𝘴, 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘧𝘦𝘢𝘳. 𝘛𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘪𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘵𝘪𝘮𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘴𝘤𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦, 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘳𝘶𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘴. 𝘛𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘪𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘵𝘪𝘮𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘴𝘰𝘭𝘪𝘥𝘢𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘺, 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘴𝘵𝘪𝘨𝘮𝘢. @DrTedros  of @WHO  on #coronavirus  epidemics #COVID19 

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"Everyone likes dance because it is a universal language and we can all understand it. We see how diversity works in universality," says @UNOGPolitical  at the opening of the photo exhibition "Dancer inside Geneva" by Simone Gher @ItalyUN_Geneva  @UNOGLibrary 

North Korea and the international community should join forces to tackle #COVID ー19, says @UN  expert on human rights in #NorthKorea  Tomás Ojea Quintana. "Many North Koreans don't fully enjoy the rights to health, water & sanitation. Over 43% of the population is undernourished."

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Fact: Nearly a quarter of all species are presently at risk of going extinct in the coming decades. Ahead of #WorldWildlifeDay , let us remember how important it is to conserve and protect the world's #biodiversity  and ecosystems. #SDG1  #SDG122 #SDG14 #SDG154  5 🐝☘️🍓🦋🐞🦗🌳🌴🥕🐛

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We have 10 years to transform our world. Together we can end extreme poverty, win the race against #ClimateChange  and conquer injustice and gender inequality. It’s time to deliver the #GlobalGoals  for people and for the planet. #DecadeOfAction  #Agenda2030 

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It’s a fact: Corruption undermines 📈development, ☮️peace & 🛡️security. Corruption affects everyone, everywhere in one way or another. Only #UnitedAgainstCorruption  can we ensure #sustainabledevelopment  for people, prosperity, peace, planet & partnerships to achieve #GlobalGoals 

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It’s official! #Cuba  is the first country in the world to eliminate mother-child transmission of #HIV  & #AIDS .

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"We are concerned that India’s new Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 is fundamentally discriminatory in nature. We hope the Supreme Court of #India  will consider carefully the compatibility of the law with India’s international human rights obligations." -- @UNHumanRights 

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Independent @UN  experts urge #India  to end communications shutdown in #Kashmir . “The shutdown of the internet & telecommunication networks, without the Government justification, are inconsistent with the fundamental norms of necessity & proportionality."

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"We are extremely concerned that the population of Indian-Administered#Kashmir  continues to be deprived of a wide range of human rights and we urge the Indian authorities to unlock the situation and fully restore the rights that are currently being denied," -- @UNHumanRights 

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"We are deeply concerned that the latest restrictions in Indian-Administered#Kashmir  will exacerbate the human rights situation in the region. The fact that hardly any information at all is currently coming out is of great concern in itself," -- @UNHumanRights  spokesperson.

. Commission of Inquiry on the 2018 protests in f #Palestinends  that "Israeli snipers shot at journalists, health workers, children and persons with disabilities, knowing they were clearly recognizable as such." Full report:

"'You do not have to stay at home only because you are a woman', my mom always told me." shares her memories of growing up and breaking barriers. #IWD2019 

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