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📸: The Knotted Gun sculpture at UNHQ in NYC is a universal symbol of non-violence. The UN works for everyone, everywhere to create a more peaceful and prosperous world for all. un.org/en/our-work
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"I want to share my gratitude with all my UN colleagues who for months have worked around the clock to ensure the #UNGA runs safely and successfully." -- @antonioguterres thanks UN staff members for their tireless efforts during the General Assembly. un.org/en/ga/
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The #CTBT is 25 today! 🎂Since opening for signature on 24 Sept 1996 it’s upheld a near-total norm against #nucleartests, backed by a unique global monitoring system. We must #FinishWhatWeStarted, bringing it into force to ban all nuclear explosions, by everyone, forever. #CTBT25
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🇸🇾#Syria: UN Human Rights Chief updates @UN_HRC on the extent of conflict-related casualties in Syria from 2011 - 2021. @MBachelet urges us all to listen to the voices of survivors & victims, and to the stories of those who have now fallen silent for ever: ow.ly/BH1z50GfYEh
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"The age of renewable, affordable energy access for all must start today." -- @antonioguterres calls on all governments to cooperate on a just, inclusive & sustainable energy transition. news.un.org/en/story/2021/09… #HLDE2021
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Watch LIVE as day 4 of the #UNGA General Debate gets underway. gadebate.un.org twitter.lurkmore.com/i/broadcasts/1Oy…
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Speaking next at the #UNGA General Debate: Gambia: @DrIsatouTouray; Benin: @MCTalata; South Sudan: @Mama_RNdeMabior; Armenia: @NikolPashinyan; Mauritius; Sweden: @SwedishPM; Barbados: @miaamormottley; Bangladesh; and Netherlands: @MinPres. gadebate.un.org
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Every day, young people show us what climate leadership looks like. Let us act together to reach the Paris agreement. #ClimateAction
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You've seen the action from the 76th #UNGA General Debate at UNHQ in NYC, now go behind the scenes of the biggest diplomatic week of the year! flickr.com/photos/un_photo/
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🇧🇾#Belarus: Human rights situation is deteriorating at an alarming scale. UN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet deeply concerned over restrictions on civic space & fundamental freedoms. She also notes continuing reports of widespread torture in detention. Read: ow.ly/ncyz50GfL7I
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Speaking this morning at #UNGA: Cyprus: @AnastasiadesCY; Nigeria: @MBuhari; Lebanon: @General_Aoun; Senegal: @Macky_Sall; Germany; Slovenia: @BorutPahor; Paraguay: @PresidenciaPy; State of Palestine; and European Union: @CharlesMichel. gadebate.un.org
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👏 Thanks to intense efforts in conservation, research & surveillance, the global population of mountain gorillas has grown. 🚨 However, despite this positive trend, mountain gorillas 🦍 remain endangered. Learn more on #WorldGorillaDay: unep.org/news-and-stories/st…
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A stunning eco-friendly fresco painting of two children building the world of tomorrow sent an important message to world leaders as they gathered at #UNGA in NYC this week. news.un.org/en/story/2021/09…
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Young people: You are leading the charge for urgent #ClimateAction. Keep sounding the alarm of the climate emergency engulfing our planet. As we prepare for #COP26, keep pushing governments for a commitment to net-zero emissions by 2050.
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New @UNStamps featuring John Lennon celebrate the 50th anniversary of the recording of his iconic song 'Imagine' and his inspiring message of peace. Get your stamps at unstamps.org
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Increased energy access will help reduce poverty, enable access to education & healthcare, improve gender equality and more. Friday's High-Level Dialogue on Energy is historic opportunity to accelerate action on clean, affordable energy for all. un.org/en/hlde-2021/page/hld… #HLDE2021
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💬 We invite you to an online multi-stakeholder Forum to address #HateSpeech through education. To attend this public event, register ASAP as there are 🟥 limited places 🟥. Let's Educate Against #HateSpeech. on.unesco.org/addressing-hat…
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🎧 Take a listen as UN Messenger of Peace Jane Goodall (@JaneGoodallInst) and water activist & @UNEP #YoungChamps winner Xiayuon Ren talk about the need to improve water quality amid increasing impacts of the climate crisis. #ClimateAction news.un.org/en/interview/202…
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