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#ActNow to become part of the zero-waste fashion movement:
👕 Buy eco-friendly clothes
👖 Shop second-hand
♻️ Upcycle your old clothes

Every #ClimateAction counts. 👉

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2021 is the International Year of Health and Care Workers.

Health heroes have been key in the fight against #COVID19 and are essential to ensure #HealthForAll. We thank them for their hard work & commitment!

More on the International Year from @WHO.

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Nature can protect us:

From restoring mangroves to defend against coastal flooding 🌊

to reforestation to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere 🌳

nature-based #ClimateAction is a win-win-win for people 👥, our planet🌍 & our economies 📈.

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In an effort to prevent future epidemics, @WHO, @UNICEF and partners have established an Ebola vaccine stockpile to ensure at-risk populations have timely access to life-saving vaccinations. #VaccinesWork

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"We have the opportunity to transform our world.
But to achieve this we need global solidarity, just as we need it for a successful recovery from #COVID19."

-- @antonioguterres at #COP26 Roundtable on Clean Power Transition earlier this week.

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With #COVID19, none of us are safe until all of us are safe.

We must ensure everyone has fair access to a safe & effective vaccine.

Decide #ItsPossible.

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📚Learning
🌟Dreaming
🧸Playing
That's what all kids should do.

But millions of girls & boys are trapped in child labour & #COVID19 has deteriorated the situation even further.

2021 is the International Year to #EndChildLabour. via @ILO

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"It's crucial to be able to talk about things like how the #COVID19 virus is affecting the youth in terms of mental health & prejudice."

-- Sophia Chew shares her experience combating social isolation through photography. via @VoicesOfYouth

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2020 was among the 3 hottest years on record.

2011 to 2020 was the warmest decade on record.

More from @WMO on intensifying extreme weather events & impacts of the climate crises: #ClimateAction

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"Global solidarity will save lives, protect people and help defeat this vicious virus."

As we remember the more than two million people who lost their lives to #COVID19, @antonioguterres urges the world to come together to overcome the pandemic.

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Around the world, people are spreading kindness and showing that even small acts of humanity can go a long way during the #COVID19 pandemic.

Find inspiring examples of solidarity in our latest
@TwitterMoments:

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Cultural & creative industries provide nearly 30 million jobs worldwide and employ more people aged 15−29 than any other sector.

2021 is the International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development. #GlobalGoals

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The UN is providing increased support to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh after a devastating fire in crowded Cox’s Bazar leaves thousands in need of food and shelter.

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"There is no place for child labour in society. It robs children of their future and keeps families in poverty."

-- @ILO chief @GuyRyder as we begin the International Year to #EndChildLabour

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Replying to @Refugees: UNHCR is calling for the immediate end to all violence in the Central African Republic.

Nearly 60,000 people have been force…

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"Even though they're refugees, they're still our brothers & sisters."

Staff at local health centres in Jordan are vaccinating refugees, a key step in the fight against the #COVID19 pandemic. via @Refugees

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Replying to @UNDESA: 🚨BREAKING 🚨 There are now 281 million international #migrants in the world, finds new #UNPopulation research.
That’s over 100 m…

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Replying to @antonioguterres: Our world has reached a heart-wrenching milestone: #COVID19 has now claimed two million lives.

Sadly, the impact of…

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Our world has reached a heart-wrenching milestone: #COVID19 has now claimed two million lives.

Sadly, the impact of the pandemic has been made worse by the absence of global coordination.

In the memory of those two million souls, the world must act with far greater solidarity.

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🚨BREAKING 🚨 There are now 281 million international #migrants in the world, finds new #UNPopulation research.
That’s over 100 million more than in 2000, but less than expected before #COVID19. See who they are, where they live and where they come from 👇

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UNHCR is calling for the immediate end to all violence in the Central African Republic.

Nearly 60,000 people have been forced to seek refuge in neighbouring countries since December.

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The UN works for everyone, everywhere by:
🇺🇳 preventing conflict
🇺🇳 vaccinating children
🇺🇳 protecting refugees
🇺🇳 feeding the hungry
🇺🇳 addressing the climate crisis
🇺🇳 empowering women
🇺🇳 responding to #COVID19 & so much more.

#UN75

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