Global economic growth hit a 10-year low in 2019, with only 2.3% growth last year. High levels of debt, geopolitical tensions & catastrophic climate events further threaten economic prospects in 2020. http://bit.ly/wespreport #WorldEconomyReport
This year, no women were nominated in the best director #Oscar category. And only 5 women have ever been nominated in the award's history. @UN_Women is working today, and everyday, to make #GenerationEquality a reality. http://bit.ly/2FYuNZj
Diversity is a strength, not a threat. Yet racism is a problem in every country. Speak out and #FightRacism & intolerance every day, everywhere. https://www.un.org/en/letsfightracism/ …
From improved job prospects to educational opportunities, more on how this week's Global #RefugeeForum will help improve the lives of refugees around the world. http://bit.ly/2M5NoWP via @Refugees
"Today, protecting refugees & resolving displacement remain an imperative. This work is an expression of our determination to live & prosper together as a community of peoples & nations." -- @antonioguterres at #RefugeeForum. http://bit.ly/2EnYLVR #EveryoneCounts
Driven by aggressive consumer demand for seafood, millions of fishers across the are held as de facto prisoners & forced to work on fishing vessels. Protection of human rights is a central to @UNDP's work. http://bit.ly/2YvSEbo #StandUp4HumanRights
Volunteering provides opportunities for people to play a constructive role in their communities & to feel connected with others through a shared sense of purpose. Learn more on Thursday's International Volunteer Day: http://bit.ly/2YiliMU
The #ParisAgreement is an international treaty on the climate emergency which aims to limit global warming and help build resilience. More from @UNFCCC ahead of next week's #COP25 Climate Conference: https://bit.ly/34jwSd3
"What we like to do is bridge cultures together." Thanks @Globies for visiting us in NYC to learn about our work around for people around the world!
News: use of the phrase "climate emergency" increased dramatically in 2019, becoming he most written about emergency by a huge margin, says @OxfordWords. People everywhere are calling for urgent #ClimateAction to protect our planet and our future.
On Thursday's #WorldTVDay, join #GlobalGoals supporters @ThomasFriends and get on-board for a better future for everyone. http://www.allaboardforglobalgoals.com #AllAboardforGlobalGoals
There are an estimated 272 international migrants worldwide. 1/3 of them come from just 10 countries. More facts from @UNMigration: http://bit.ly/2Cl0Dhe #ForMigration
Climate change is a race we can and must win. It’s easy to take #ClimateAction: Buy local or organic food Unplug unused appliances Use less hot water More ideas here: https://bit.ly/1WMIBe4 #ActNow
Watch live as we celebrate #UNDay at UNHQ in NYC with the @qatar_phil Orchestra.
Watch @UNWebTV's broadcast: UN Day LIVE Concert, 24 October 2019
Northeast Syria: @antonioguterres gravely concerned over military developments, which have resulted in casualties & displacement of 160,000+ civilians. He calls for immediate de-escalation & emphasizes that civilians must be protected at all times.
The death penalty does little to serve victims or deter crime. 170 countries have either abolished the death penalty or introduced a moratorium on its use. More on World Day Against Death Penalty from @UNHumanRights: http://bit.ly/2K6WzVg #StandUp4HumanRights
The #UNGA general debate concluded earlier this week, but for the six main General Assembly committees, the work will continue all year round. More on what happens next at UNHQ:
Speakers coming up at #UNGA General Debate: United Arab Emirates, Oman, Turkmenistan, Laos, Belize, Philippines, Azerbaijan, Myanmar, Mongolia, Mozambique, Guyana, Nicaragua, Yemen and Haiti.
The #UNGA General Debate continues - watch it live. https://www.pscp.tv/UNWebTV/1OyKAeRYOkMKb?t=7h17m40s …