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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
"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."
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 🐝☘️🍓🦋🐞🦗🌳🌴🥕🐛
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
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
"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
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."
"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
"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