Tons of food are lost or wasted every day, while 1 in 9 people go to bed hungry.
🍒 Buying smaller portions
🍲 Eating leftovers
🍽️ Sharing food with others
More tips from @WFP on Saturday's #WorldFoodDay: wfp.org/foodwaste
No one should have to deal with mental health challenges on their own. Yet, too many children & young people do.
@UNICEF shares tips on how parents can start the mental health conversation with their kids: unicef.org/mental-health-…
Breast cancer is the most commonly-diagnosed cancer globally. In 2020, an estimated 2.3 million women were diagnosed with the disease.
Learn more from @WHO during breast cancer awareness month. who.int/news-room/fact…
"The perpetrators of this latest crime against civilians exercising their right to freely practice their religion must be brought to justice."
-- @antonioguterres condemns despicable attack on mosque in Kandahar City, Afghanistan.
The food we choose & how we consume it affect our health & our planet.
We all have a role to play to achieve a better, more sustainable future.
@FAO explains how on Saturday's #WorldFoodDay: fao.org/world-food-day…
On this #WorldFoodDay & every day, we can all be #FoodHeroes. Together, we can create a better & more sustainable world!
Our food choices have an impact on 👇
🌱 food production
🍎 our nutrition
🌎 the environment
👩👩👧👧 our lives
Our actions are our future!
Afghanistan: Reuniting families left behind and separated must be a priority.
@Refugees is urging countries to step up support for reunification efforts, as humanitarian crisis worsens, with 20 million people in need of aid.
🆕 WHO's Global TB Report reveals deaths from #tuberculosis rise for the first time in more than a decade due to the #COVID19 pandemic.
1.5 million people died in 2020 & the number will continue to rise unless urgent action is taken 👉bit.ly/3FMmRIl#EndTB
Despite ensuring the world can be fed, many rural women suffer from discrimination, systemic racism & structural poverty.
We must invest in rural women so they can access the healthcare, social protection & information services they need.
Transport is a major cause of air pollution and greenhouse gas emission.
As Day 2 of the @UN#SustainableTransport Conference gets underway, see how we help countries reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions by switching to low-carbon transport. bit.ly/2YPDFx4
Despite progress, 2.3 billion people still don’t have a place to wash their hands with water and soap at home.
We need to QUADRUPLE our efforts to meet the #GlobalGoals on hand hygiene.
Learn more in the new State of the World’s Hygiene report. #GlobalHandwashingDay
Are you a passionate filmmaker from Sub-Saharan Africa?
@netflix and @UNESCO are looking for the next generation of creators to share their stories with the world!
Join the competition now📽️netflix-growcreative.com/unesco
Tag a friend and share!
📽️ Cinema is a universal language. It transcends barriers and borders, bringing us closer together.
The @UNICEFInnocenti Film Festival is back this October with powerful stories of childhood from around the world. 🎬
"Internal healing is a really big part of external healing & planetary healing."
Yvonne Cuaresma, founder of The Climate Journal & @DoctorKarl talk about emotional responses to the climate crisis in the our #ClimateAction podcast 'No Denying It'.
#COVID19 has left rural women facing:
👉 restricted mobility
👉 disrupted supply chains
👉 increased unpaid care & domestic work
Yet, they are on the frontlines of the pandemic response.
More on Friday's International Day of #RuralWomen. unwomen.org/en/news/in-foc… via @UN_Women
The internationally agreed threshold of 1.5°C global warming is perilously close.
We must accelerate the decarbonization of the entire transport sector in order to get to net-zero emissions by 2050.
We must act together, smartly, and quickly. news.un.org/en/story/2021/…
"Women's full participation & leadership in public & political life is critical for Afghanistan’s future & long-term development."
-- @UN_Women's Deputy Representative for Afghanistan on the need for sustained support for women & girls. unwomen.org/en/news/storie…
Ahead of #WorldFoodDay, WFP warns that without urgent global action the #ClimateCrisis will fuel an exponential increase in hunger.
In areas where the climate crisis is coupled with conflict, the effects are even more devastating.
🗞️ Full release: bit.ly/ClimateXConfli…