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

-- @antonioguterres on the two millionth death from #COVID19.

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Replying to @UNESCO: 📸 Call for Proposals 📸 : Submit photos illustrating the topic of safety of women journalists.

Women journalists face a double-…

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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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There are an estimated 281 million international migrants worldwide. 2/3 of them live in only 20 countries.

Get more migration facts in latest #UNPopulation report from @UNDESA:

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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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Replying to @WFP: This week, a large fire broke out in the #Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar, #Bangladesh. There were no casualties, but 3500 people we…

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Climate change is a menace to our world.

Our league of superheroes is taking #ClimateAction and they want YOU to join them!

Get to know them all and find out how you can #ActNow:

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Replying to @UNCTAD: 2021 is the @UN year of the #CreativeEconomy for sustainable development.

After all the #COVID19 lockdowns, there couldn’t be…

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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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📸 Call for Proposals 📸 : Submit photos illustrating the topic of safety of women journalists.

Women journalists face a double-burden: being attacked as journalists & as women. Help us tackle this serious issue through your lens.

Deadline is 18 January:

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This week, a large fire broke out in the #Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar, #Bangladesh. There were no casualties, but 3500 people were affected and 550 shelters &150 shops were destroyed.

WFP is providing emergency food assistance including hot meals to families in need.

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2021 is the @UN year of the #CreativeEconomy for sustainable development.

After all the #COVID19 lockdowns, there couldn’t be a better time to appreciate the creative economy, which both sustained us over these times but has also been deeply damaged.

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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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