Geneva Peace Week will take place from the 2-6 November 2020. This year GPW20 will be fully online, you will be able to experience the week through registering to attend Live Sessions, and by engaging with our new GPW Digital Series.
Europe Turns UN Blue as some of its most iconic buildings and landmarks light up blue, the official colour of the UN on 24 October, UN Day.
UN GenevaTomorrow, on #UNDay, the Palais des Nations will join some of Europe's most iconic buildings and landmarks in marking the 75th anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the @UN Charter.
UN Geneva#Organizedcrime is found where money can be made from illegal dealings.
To #EndWildlifeCrime @UNODC_WLFC strengthens capacity of Member States to 🚫 prevent, 🔍investigate, ⚖️ prosecute & 👨⚖️adjudicate crimes against protected species🦍🐢.
Theme: "Acting together to achieve social and environmental justice for all" The theme for the Day this year addresses the challenge of achieving social and environmental justice for all. The growing recognition of the multi-dimensionality of...
UN GenevaHundreds of millions of people could slip into extreme poverty because of #COVID19. Strong social protection systems can catch them before they fall.
On #EndPoverty day, raise your voice for social and environmental justice for all.
Go to: bit.ly/EndPoverty2020pic.twitter.com/rjq3vZvhSa
UN GenevaBehind our food, there is always someone who produced, planted, harvested, fished or transported it.
This #WorldFoodDay, we want to thank these #FoodHeroes who, no matter the circumstances are helping to grow, nourish & sustain our world.
Violence against women is a human rights violation that takes place every single day around the world. Globally, one in three women experiences physical or sexual violence, mostly by an intimate partner. While domestic violence and abuse are...
UN Geneva4.7 million hectares of forests are lost every year.
That’s an area larger than Denmark.
It’s up to all of us to protect & restore our precious forests.
The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration will start in 2021, join #GenerationRestoration: bit.ly/333EMYF
The new report examines five megatrends: climate change; demographic shifts, particularly population ageing; urbanization; the emergence of digital technologies
UN Geneva👥 Inequality
👴 Population shifts...
Climate change changes everything! #ClimateAction will have ripple effects across every aspect of life on earth!
#UNEconomists urge politicians to turn the tide on global megatrends bit.ly/UNmegatrendspic.twitter.com/JmNujO3IZk
A long lineup of global health leaders, including the head of Switzerland’s Federal Office of Public Health, Alain Berset, urged national governments on Wednesday to join the new global vaccine pool, created by World Health Organisation (WHO) and...
UN Geneva"If wealthy countries buy up the first two billion doses of #COVID19 vaccines instead of making sure they're distributed in proportion to the global population, then almost twice as many people could ultimately die from COVID-19,” warns @GaviSethis.gd/0zlsqLpic.twitter.com/bhTNew2TdR
UN GenevaNew data from 1+ million people around the world indicates that, amid #COVID19, there is a global demand for improved access to healthcare, safe water, sanitation & more access to education.
Here are the results from our global #UN75 survey ➡️ un.org/UN75pic.twitter.com/lVUzVKzkrX
The continued degradation of the environment is increasing the likelihood of diseases spreading from animals to humans, warns a UN report on biodiversity, released on Tuesday.
UN GenevaDespite encouraging progress in several areas, the natural world is suffering badly & getting worse.
Transformative changes are urgently needed to ensure human well-being & save the 🌏, the @UN warns in a major report on #biodiversity: bit.ly/32uTtF5
The fight against plastic pollution is being hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, as the use of disposable masks, gloves and other protective equipment soars, but UN agencies and partners insist that, if effective measures are put into place, the amount of...
UN GenevaWe need to protect ourselves and each other from #COVID19, but we don't need to pollute the planet❗️ 🚮🌎🌍🌏
Here are 5⃣things you should know about disposable masks and #plasticpollution 👉 bit.ly/2CRYfCH
#ClimateAction #BeatPlasticPollution pic.twitter.com/RdILe3BgoA
The 75th UN General Assembly (UNGA) session, begins on 15 September and this year, due to the ongoing global pandemic, it will be unlike any other in the organization’s three quarters of a century of existence.