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Inclusion and respect towards all people are essential for a more peaceful world.

On Friday's International Day for Tolerance and every other day, let's nurture tolerance and respect diversity - values which bring people together and make us all stronger. Info: https://bit.ly/1H5i9Fw #ToleranceDay
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Do you have a favourite philosopher?

Thursday is World Philosophy Day -- an opportunity to highlight the importance of critical thinking to find new ways of living together and building fairer societies.

More here: https://bit.ly/1t4RrQk
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More than 420 million people live with diabetes worldwide.

Type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed through healthy lifestyle choices like regular exercise and a good diet. Get more details from @WHO on Wednesday's #WorldDiabetesDay here: https://bit.ly/2QCifuu
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Antibiotic Resistance is a global threat that requires a global response.
It can affect anyone, of any age, in any country.

Find out more from World Health Organization during World Antibiotic Awareness Week: http://www.who.int/who-campaigns/world-antibiotic-awareness-week
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"When it comes to governance, we must be as creative and bold as those who first built the Internet. You can count on my support in this journey towards a prosperous, safe and fair digital future."

-- United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres addressed global leaders at the Internet Governance Forum #IGF2018. Read his full remarks here: https://t.co/UKTLQI7aAM
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Every four and a half years, on a rotational basis, all 193 countries that are part of the United Nations undergo a review of the human rights situation in their countries.

Starting this week, the Human Rights Council is reviewing the human rights situations in Saudi Arabia, Senegal, China, Nigeria, Mexico, Mauritius, Jordan, Malaysia, the Central African Republic, Monaco, Belize, Chad, Congo and Malta.

#StandUp4HumanRights and get more details: https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/11/1024852
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It's the International Week of Science and Peace!

Discover the links between progress in science & technology and maintenance of peace & security: https://bit.ly/1XM78wW
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The environment is often the silent victim of conflict.

Environmental action is part of the UN's conflict prevention, +United Nations Peacekeeping and peacebuilding strategies.

Find out more on Tuesday's International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict: https://bit.ly/2QoApQk
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"Yemen is now on the brink of man-made famine, facing the worst cholera epidemic in the world in decades."

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie calls for urgent action to help the people of Yemen in their desperate plight.

Jolie is in Seoul, South Korea, where some 500 Yemenis are being hosted after fleeing the conflict. More on her visit here: https://trib.al/G4lwXNu

📷: UNHCR / Jae Yoon Kim



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Killing a journalist does not kill the truth.

In the past twelve years, over 1,000 journalists have been killed for reporting the news and bringing information to the public. The majority of perpetrators go unpunished.

Friday's International Day to #EndImpunity for Crimes against Journalists calls for greater accountability and justice. https://en.unesco.org/commemorations/endimpunity #TruthNeverDies
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