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Drive to protect world’s wetlands gains momentum

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unep.org Protecting wetlands requires policymakers to appreciate their value to economies, cultures and the environment, say experts. Protecting wetlands requires policymakers to appreciate their value to economies, cultures and the environment, say experts. posted by friends:   (2) @UN_News_Centre: Conserving and restoring wetlands is key to achieving the #GlobalGoals through protecting biodiversity and countering the climate crisis. Here are the different #GenerationRestoration actions being taken #ForWetlands . #WorldWetlandsDay bit.ly/3DrnBDp 01.02.2023 13.05.10 @UNEP: Conserving and restoring wetlands is key to achieving the #GlobalGoals through protecting biodiversity and countering the climate crisis. Here are the different #GenerationRestoration actions being taken #ForWetlands . #WorldWetlandsDay bit.ly/3DrnBDp 01.02.2023 13.01.23 posted by friends of friends:   (0) source https://www.unep.org/news-and-stories/story/drive-protect-world

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women | United Nations

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un.org The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women aims to create awareness of the fact that violence against women is a human rights violation that impedes progress in many areas, including poverty eradication, combating HIV/AIDS, and peace and security, and therefore must be confronted and eliminated. posted by friends:   (2) @UNEP: #ClimateAction + a more peaceful ad equitable world is critical for ensuring the well-being of women & girls everywhere. #16Days #OrangeTheWorld bit.ly/3AFBz2U pic.twitter.com/uPth0mxnNu 01.12.2022 05.05.01 @UN: The decline in quality and access to natural resources like water due to the #ClimateCrisis means that some women are at increased risk of physical violence. #ClimateAction is paramount to end violence against women and girls. More: bit.ly/3AFBz2U #16Days pic.twitter.com/b90q66knar 30.11.2022 19.00.08 posted by friends of friends:   (1) @Greenpeace: #ClimateAction + a more peace

@FoodInsider: 'How 2 million children are fed daily by the world’s biggest free school meal provider in India '

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twitter.com - Food Insider posted by friends:   (2) @ValaAfshar: 2 million children are fed daily by the world’s biggest free school meal provider in India pic.twitter.com/CFO7Zbcghi 01.12.2022 02.26.29 @BusinessInsider: Across India, @ AkshayaPatra works with 65 kitchens to provide free lunches for 2 million children daily. Here's how they prepare these meals in such big batches. 👇 pic.twitter.com/sPIioqVsRP 30.11.2022 22.00.31 posted by friends of friends:   (0) source https://twitter.com/FoodInsider/status/1592315455120629760/video/1

UN Human Rights Chief to visit Ukraine, 4-7 December | OHCHR

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ohchr.org GENEVA/KYIV (30 November 2022) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk on Sunday begins a four-day official visit to Ukraine, at the invitation of the Government. During his visit, the High Commissioner is scheduled to visit Kyiv and neighbouring areas, Kharkiv, Izium and Uzhhorod. He is due to meet with senior national and local Government officials and civil society, as well as representatives of victims’ groups, including relatives of missing or captured civilians and prisoners o... posted by friends:   (2) @UN: UN Human Rights Chief @ volker_turk will visit #Ukraine from 4 to 7 December. He is scheduled to visit Kyiv and neighbouring areas, Kharkiv, Izium and Uzhhorod. Learn more: ow.ly/7Iyo50LRp4Q pic.twitter.com/NHgC2xIh5G 01.12.2022 00.00.41 @UNHumanRights: UN Human Rights Chief @ volker_turk will visit #Ukraine from 4 to 7 December. He is scheduled to visit Kyiv and neighbouring areas, Kharkiv, Izium and Uzhhorod. Learn more: ow.ly

@wef: 'They're autonomous, self-cleaning and powered entirely by solar energy. Learn more: https://t.co/v7HzaoTjHG '

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twitter.com - World Economic Forum posted by friends:   (2) @ValaAfshar: Smart autonomous self-cleaning robots are used to clean solar panels ow.ly/302s50LQey6 pic.twitter.com/PSJNZP9XHt 30.11.2022 13.42.30 @wef: They're autonomous, self-cleaning and powered entirely by solar energy. Learn more: ow.ly/302s50LQey6 pic.twitter.com/gkp4aElDiN 30.11.2022 10.00.35 posted by friends of friends:   (0) source https://twitter.com/wef/status/1597893345220722688/video/1

Gender and Biodiversity

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cbd.int posted by friends:   (2) @unfoundation: Biodiversity is closely linked to resource access and income generation. Yet nature degradation affects men and women differently. This makes it harder for women to have an equal voice. More about the upcoming #COP15 in December: bit.ly/3OOnsy7 #ForNature #16Days pic.twitter.com/HFlCfcg8ze 30.11.2022 13.27.36 @UNEP: Biodiversity is closely linked to resource access and income generation. Yet nature degradation affects men and women differently. This makes it harder for women to have an equal voice. More about the upcoming #COP15 in December: bit.ly/3OOnsy7 #ForNature #16Days pic.twitter.com/HFlCfcg8ze 30.11.2022 11.00.23 posted by friends of friends:   (0) source https://www.cbd.int/gender/

New inscriptions to the UNESCO Intangible cultural heritage | UNESCO

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unesco.org posted by friends:   (2) @UNESCO: 🔴 BREAKING New inscription on the #IntangibleHeritage List: The practice of Modern Dance in #Germany 🇩🇪. Congratulations! 👏 ℹ️ on.unesco.org/ICH2022 #LivingHeritage pic.twitter.com/RCOigAlDdR 30.11.2022 11.27.08 @UNESCO: 🔴 BREAKING New inscription on the #IntangibleHeritage List: Artisanal know-how and culture of baguette bread. Bravo #France 🇫🇷! ℹ️ on.unesco.org/ICH2022 #LivingHeritage pic.twitter.com/MINHjuVffK 30.11.2022 10.26.28 @UNESCO: 🔴 BREAKING New inscription on the #IntangibleHeritage List: Festivals related to the Journey of the Holy family in #Egypt 🇪🇬. Congratulations! 👏 ℹ️ on.unesco.org/ICH2022 #LivingHeritage pic.twitter.com/nrnb0xr4s3 30.11.2022 10.22.05 @UNESCO: 🔴 BREAKING New inscription on the #IntangibleHeritage List: Furyu-odori, ritual dances imbued with people’s hopes and prayers. Congratulations #Japan 🇯🇵! ℹ️ on.unesco.org/ICH2022 #LivingHeritage pic.twi