Official account of the United Nations.
For peace, dignity & equality on a healthy planet.
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“Today and every day, let us stand united against racism and together build a world in which everyone, everywhere can live lives of liberty, dignity, and human rights.”
– António Guterres on Saturday's #RememberSlavery Day. un.org/en/remembersla…
We can all help #FightRacism .
📖 EDUCATE yourself on the many ways racism hurts societies
💭 REFLECT on concrete solutions to eradicate racism.
🌱 CULTIVATE values of tolerance throughout your communities.
More ideas on Saturday's #RememberSlavery Day: un.org/en/fight-racism
Clean water is a human right, not a privilege.
This past week, countries came together at UNHQ in NYC to help find solutions to ensure everyone, everywhere has access to clean & safe water. news.un.org/en/story/2023/… #WaterAction
On Saturday's #RememberSlavery Day, find out more about the International Decade of People of African Descent: un.org/en/observances…
“As we leave this historic conference, let’s re-commit to our common future.
Let’s take the next steps in our journey to a water-secure future for all.”
– António Guterres at closing of UN Water conference. #WaterAction news.un.org/en/story/2023/…
All of humanity’s hopes for the future depend on bringing the #WaterAction Agenda to life & on realizing the commitments made at this week’s United Nations Water Conference.
Let’s take the next steps in our journey to a water-secure future for all.
Gaining a deeper understanding of major historical events can help foster greater respect & tolerance.
Saturday's #RememberSlavery Day is an opportunity to reflect on one of the darkest chapters in human history. un.org/en/remembersla…
Water may be scarce, but our actions to tackle this crisis shouldn't be.
From scientific data to indigenous knowledge - we must harness the power of all perspectives to create lasting change
Let’s take #WaterAction for a better future.
#WorldWaterReport : unwater.org/publications/u…
As the UN Water Conference continues on Friday, 600+ commitments have already been made to tackle the global water crisis.
Get details on #WaterAction here: sdgs.un.org/partnerships/a…
Haiti: Half of the country’s population – 4.9 million people – are struggling to access the food they need.
Sustained humanitarian aid is necessary to help the most vulnerable, but World Food Programme warns operations are dangerously underfunded. news.un.org/en/story/2023/…
It's World Tuberculosis Day.
Tuberculosis - or TB - is caused by bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis that most often affect the lungs.
#Tuberculosis is curable and preventable bit.ly/3yYNwzx
❗This is your last chance to nominate someone working on behalf of refugees, internally displaced and stateless people.
🏆 Nominations for the UNHCR #NansenAward close tonight at midnight CET.
👀 Here's how it works: unhcr.org/nominate