Afghanistan: Earthquakes, floods, extreme drought and failed harvests are compounding a crisis that touches nearly every family.
@WFP says the coming winter months will be crucial to avoiding the most catastrophic levels of hunger. wfp.org/stories/afghan…
Everyone can play a part in addressing the climate crisis by raising their voice, sharing solutions & advocating for change.
Here are a few tips on how YOU can mobilize people to #ActNow and take more #ClimateAction: un.org/en/climatechan…
Half of all climate finance must go to adaptation & resilience, to protect people & economies.
Unless funds are disbursed now, climate tragedies will multiply, with devastating consequences for years to come.
Each of us has a role to play to prevent and #FightRacism.
From speaking up and spreading words of tolerance & compassion to volunteering in support of vulnerable groups, we can all stand up for our common humanity: un.org/en/fight-racis…
Many people have negative beliefs about others based on their age, which has profound consequences on older adults’ health & well-being.
@WHO has facts about how to combat ageism on Saturday's #OlderPersonsDay: who.int/teams/social-d…
Dozens of adolescent girls & boys were killed today in a heinous attack on an educational center in Kabul City.
The de facto authorities must protect the rights of all Afghans - regardless of ethnicity or gender - to access education safely and securely.
The UN Security Council voted on a draft resolution that condemned the Russian annexation of four occupied regions in #Ukraine
In favour: 10
Abstentions: 4 (China, Brazil, India, Gabon)
Against: Russia (Veto)
The resolution was not adopted.
#Afghanistan: A massive scale-up of life-saving food assistance over the past year has helped save countless lives.
WFP has assisted 21.4 million people - two out of every 5 Afghans.
Our work is one of the last remaining barriers between Afghanistan and famine.
The Black Sea Grain Initiative is helping stabilize food & fertilizer prices globally, and tackle hunger.
Here are 5 key facts to understand how this agreement works and why it is important for the world. news.un.org/en/story/2022/…
“In a world that appears more and more inclined to act in ways which are manifestly unfair, it falls to the @ilo to reinstate what is just.”
@GuyRyder, ILO’s 10th Director-General, as he handed the keys of office to his successor @GilbertFHoungbo.
As institutions & public health officials, it’s our job to communicate facts & science. Yet, in recent years, we've struggled to do so in this polluted information environment.
Join me for today's @BU_Tweets discussion about mis- & disinformation in public health communications.
100 million people have been #ForcedToFlee due to persecution, conflict, violence, human rights violations, disasters & more.
@Refugees is calling for greater action to promote peace & address all causes of forced displacement. unhcr.org/globaltrends
The 2022 #UNGA General Debate had almost 200 speakers this year, but only 22 were women.
At the current rate, #GenderEquality in the highest positions of power will not be reached for another 130 years
Work affects #MentalHealth & well-being.
1 in 6 working-age adults are estimated to have a mental disorder.
Globally, 12 billion working days are lost every year on account of #depression and anxiety.
🆕 WHO recommended guidelines to protect #MentalHealthAtWork ⬇️
"The images of the attack on the outskirts of Zaporizhzhia this morning are shocking. Dozens of civilians were killed or injured as they were bringing support to family and community members," Denise Brown, Humanitarian Coordinator for Ukraine.
International justice is essential in promoting long‐term peace, stability & equitable development in post‐conflict societies.
See how the @IntlCrimCourt works to end impunity & build a more just world for all. icc-cpi.int/about/the-court
IAEA is organizing new deliveries of equipment to #Ukraine this week as part of efforts to help ensure nuclear safety & security during the current conflict, the 3rd such assistance shipment to the country in the past few months, @rafaelmgrossi said today. bit.ly/3SKr0CA