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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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#Humanrights apply to everyone, no matter our race, belief, location or other distinction. Ahead of #HumanRightsDay  & every day, join us to help spread the word that we’re all human, and all equal❕ #StandUp4HumanRights 

The flagship @ITU  Facts & Figures 2021 reveals that despite strong global growth in #Internet  use, an estimated 37 % of the 🌐’s population – or 2.9 billion people – are still offline. To truly #LeaveNoOneBehind  we must connect #theUNconnected :

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#DYK ? It is estimated that there are more than 833 million hectares of salt-affected soils around the globe (8.7% of the 🌎) It's time to address the growing challenges in soil management, by fighting soil salinization & encouraging societies to improve soil healt #WorldSoilDay 

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The #ClimateCrisis , ongoing conflicts and #COVID19  have pushed humanitarian needs to an all-time high. This is the moment to double down & #InvestInHumanity : ➡️ #GHO2022 

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#OurCommonAgenda is an agenda of action, designed to strengthen and accelerate multilateral agreements – particularly the #Agenda2030  – and make a tangible difference in people’s lives. ➡️

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#HumanRights  are our ultimate tool to help societies grow in freedom. To ensure equality for women & girls. To advance sustainable development. To prevent conflict, reduce human suffering and build a just & equitable world" — @antonioguterres  #HumanRightsDayD #StandUp4HumanRightsay

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Let’s learn form COVID-19 vaccines. No one is safe until we’re all safe. We must work together to achieve #HealthForAll ❗️ #LeaveNoOneBehind  #VaccinEquity 

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#Afghanistan AF Over half the population –24.4 million people – will need humanitarian and protection assistance in 2022. Without the full participation of women in the workforce, Afghanistan’s GDP will drop by 5%, warns @UN .

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#16Days "ILO Convention 190 is the first international treaty designed to end violence and harassment in the world of work and beyond. I urge all countries to ratify Convention 190," -- , @GuyRyder  @iloirector-general '>@iloirector-General #OrangeTheWorld  #OrangeGeneva 

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#RoadSafety 🚗🚸🚦 "If there was a disease out there that was claiming 1.3 million lives every year, everybody would be doing everything to stop it. There's an issue here that people are not aware of," explains @AideWorks  of @UN_RSF . ▶️

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Today at #UNGA  in New York: @BTS_twt  will join Heads of State and Government in keeping the promise of the #GlobalGoals  for people 👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 and planet 🌏. Join them and make your promise for a better future for all: ! @bts_bighit  #KeepingThePromise 

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@UNHumanRights  on #Kashmir : We are deeply concerned at the arrest of Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez under Indian counter-terrorism legislation. We are unaware of the factual basis of the charges. He is known as a tireless advocate for families of the disappeared.

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"There is growing evidence that the #Myanmar  military is now likely engaging in crimes against humanity, including the acts of murder, enforced disappearance, persecution, torture, and imprisonment in violation of international law," -- @RapporteurUn  reports to #HRC46 

"We are deeply alarmed at developments in the city of #Cali  in #Colombia  overnight, where police opened fire on demonstrators protesting against tax reforms, reportedly killing & injuring a number of people. State authorities must protect human rights" says @UNHumanRights  spox.

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"??? ???? ???? ??? ?? ????? ??? ??????? ???????? ?? ??? ???? ?????" @UN  Special Envoy@SchranerBurgen1  urges the UN Security Council to take action to stop the violence and restore democracy in #Myanmar ??.

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Nigerians, like everyone else, have a fundamental right to peaceful assembly and protest,” says UN #HumanRights  Chief@mbachelet , while strongly condemning the use of excessive and disproportionate force by Nigerian armed forces in #Lagos , #Nigeria . #nigeriaprotests 

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?? ??????? ?? ????????? ???????: ?? ??? ?????????? ???? ?????. ?? ??? ???? ??? ???? ??????, ???? ?????? ????? ????? ??? ??????????. @DrTedros  appeals for unity over #COVID19 

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“Nobody should be subjected to administrative or criminal sanctions for taking part in a peaceful protests." @UN  human rights experts urge #HongKong  authorities to drop the criminal prosecution of 15 pro-democracy activists who participated in peaceful protests last year.

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