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๐ŸŽ๐ŸŠ๐Ÿฅฆ Fruits & vegetables are dietary essentials.

Ensuring everyone has access to them is crucial in achieving food security & combatting malnutrition.

2021 is the Intโ€™l Year of Fruits & Vegetables. More from @FAO: #IYFV2021

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During these times of high-stress and uncertainty amid the #COVID19 pandemic, it's important to look after yourself - and others.

Stay safe and stay positive. We are in this together -- and we will get through this together.

๐ŸŽจ: @aysegulaltinel

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#ActNow to become part of the zero-waste fashion movement:
๐Ÿ‘• Buy eco-friendly clothes
๐Ÿ‘– Shop second-hand
โ™ป๏ธ Upcycle your old clothes

Every #ClimateAction counts. ๐Ÿ‘‰

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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 ๐ŸŒŠ

to reforestation to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere ๐ŸŒณ

nature-based #ClimateAction is a win-win-win for people ๐Ÿ‘ฅ, our planet๐ŸŒ & our economies ๐Ÿ“ˆ.

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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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๐Ÿ“šLearning
๐ŸŒŸDreaming
๐ŸงธPlaying
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 15โˆ’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 Coxโ€™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 forceโ€ฆ

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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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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:
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ณ preventing conflict
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ณ vaccinating children
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ณ protecting refugees
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ณ feeding the hungry
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ณ addressing the climate crisis
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ณ empowering women
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ณ responding to #COVID19 & so much more.

#UN75

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