UN Human Rights

UN Human Rights

@UNHumanRights

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The United Nations #HumanRights office is led by High Commissioner @MBachelet. Follow us on FB & IG at *unitednationshumanrights*. #StandUp4HumanRights

Geneva, Switzerland
Joined on August 27, 2009
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We looked inside some of the tweets by @UNHumanRights and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
4 hours
Average replies
16
Average retweets
51
Average likes
131
Tweets with photos
55 / 100
Tweets with videos
10 / 100
Tweets with links
0 / 100

Rankings (sorted by number of followers)

5. globally and in category NGO

9. in category NGO

9. globally and in category Society

185. in category Society

235. globally

States must ensure access to contraceptives even during #COVID19 โ€“ UN experts. The right to sexual & reproductive health includes womenโ€™s freedom to decide whether to be pregnant, how many children to have & to space pregnancies ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://t.co/X0RaJcM1P1

#WorldContraceptionDay https://t.co/DGGZWGzpuz

States must ensure access to contraceptives even during #COVID19 โ€“ UN experts. The right to sexual & reproductive health includes womenโ€™s freedom to decide whether to be pregnant, how many children to have & to space pregnancies ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://t.co/X0RaJcM1P1 #WorldContraceptionDay https://t.co/DGGZWGzpuz

.@NLinGeneva has donated $28K to support our Officeโ€™s #humanrights work. You can donate too: https://t.co/P6PnCFwrzK

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ #Belarus: Prominent opposition leader Maria Kalesnikava, who was secretly imprisoned, must be released and those responsible for her #EnforcedDisappearance must be brought to justice โ€“ UN experts. Learn more: https://t.co/WLCBc9mElk https://t.co/b7BHoh5NED

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ #Belarus: Prominent opposition leader Maria Kalesnikava, who was secretly imprisoned, must be released and those responsible for her #EnforcedDisappearance must be brought to justice โ€“ UN experts. Learn more: https://t.co/WLCBc9mElk https://t.co/b7BHoh5NED

Central Asian countriesโ€™ pioneering return of their nationals from Syria๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ & Iraq๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถ is positive; other States need to follow their lead.

Together with @UN_OCT, @UNICEF & @UN family, @UNHumanRights stands ready to support States in human rights-compliant returns. 

#Returnees https://t.co/I9KasLz2Ft

Central Asian countriesโ€™ pioneering return of their nationals from Syria๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ & Iraq๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถ is positive; other States need to follow their lead. Together with @UN_OCT, @UNICEF & @UN family, @UNHumanRights stands ready to support States in human rights-compliant returns. #Returnees https://t.co/I9KasLz2Ft

Participation ensures better policies and outcomes. โฉ It allows grievances to be aired and understood. โฉ It empowers communities. โฉ It builds trust.

Meaningful participation is "a major asset to governments" โ€“ UN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet says strengthening inclusive and effective participation is "a concern of deep global urgency".

Full speech: https://t.co/UAn22UdlCy 

#UNGA https://t.co/wUBRRTOSIn

Meaningful participation is "a major asset to governments" โ€“ UN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet says strengthening inclusive and effective participation is "a concern of deep global urgency". Full speech: https://t.co/UAn22UdlCy #UNGA https://t.co/wUBRRTOSIn

#Venezuela: UN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet urges the Venezuelan authorities to protect the civic & democratic space, while reiterating her call for the lifting of economic sanctions to facilitate the allocation of resources during #COVID19 ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://t.co/TXckDPvNbg #HRC45 https://t.co/yKbbhzH1bG

Participation is a human right. To be meaningful and effective, participation must have an actual impact on decisions and be inclusive.

#COVID19 underscored the importance of effective participation in public life. Watch our LIVE event with @UN Secretary-General @antonioguterres and UN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet, discussing the right to participate. Watch ๐Ÿ“บ๐Ÿ‘‡ https://t.co/RE9YpHg1Fi

๐ŸŽฌ Watch LIVE @antonioguterres @MBachelet discuss participation as a human right and a vital tool for multilateralism & Member Statesโ€™ governance in addressing grave global challenges. @UNHumanRights ๐Ÿ—“๏ธ 25 September ๐Ÿ•˜ 9am (EDT) ๐Ÿ”— https://t.co/fNhMBvrs4R https://t.co/3b8yWNHQdr

Tomorrow, join @UNRCCA, @UN_OCT & #UNCCT live event to highlight #CentralAsia experience with individuals returned from #Syria & #Iraq: successes, challenges, & lessons learned.

When: Friday 25 Sept. from 10 AM to 1PM, EDT (NYC Time)

Where: live on https://t.co/ZaDU0dtimP https://t.co/Qeq3ezTTtr

Tomorrow, join @UNRCCA, @UN_OCT & #UNCCT live event to highlight #CentralAsia experience with individuals returned from #Syria & #Iraq: successes, challenges, & lessons learned. When: Friday 25 Sept. from 10 AM to 1PM, EDT (NYC Time) Where: live on https://t.co/ZaDU0dtimP https://t.co/Qeq3ezTTtr

Women face gender discrimination in the application of the death penalty >> including capital sentences regarding conduct for which men do not face execution, or may not even be prosecuted โ€“ UN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet. 

Read more: https://t.co/4qlaNkoGnc

#UNGA https://t.co/rnjn2HavVv

Women face gender discrimination in the application of the death penalty >> including capital sentences regarding conduct for which men do not face execution, or may not even be prosecuted โ€“ UN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet. Read more: https://t.co/4qlaNkoGnc #UNGA https://t.co/rnjn2HavVv

#COVID19 shows that failure to protect one community is a failure to protect us all. We must do better.

#COVID19 has heavily impacted #LGBTI people, revealing the high cost of structural discrimination and inequalities. Social & economic systems that perpetuate oppression and exclusion create pockets of vulnerability, harming everyone โ€“ @mbachelet ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://t.co/HvbMTssdyS #UNGA https://t.co/LBHLdql5Qe

#COVID19 has heavily impacted #LGBTI people, revealing the high cost of structural discrimination and inequalities. Social & economic systems that perpetuate oppression and exclusion create pockets of vulnerability, harming everyone โ€“ @mbachelet ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://t.co/HvbMTssdyS #UNGA https://t.co/LBHLdql5Qe

Although #COVID19 has exacerbated global inequalities, technology can play a key role to keep economies & health systems running, young people learning & everyone connected. -- At #UNGA, @antonioguterres called for a digital world that improves all lives. https://t.co/az6uGxCzma

1 billion individuals worldwide live with #disabilities. Climate change adaptation and mitigation actions should #LeaveNoOneBehind. Find out how to include people with disabilities:  https://t.co/q0LruqiYOo https://t.co/Q9C0SCIBP9

1 billion individuals worldwide live with #disabilities. Climate change adaptation and mitigation actions should #LeaveNoOneBehind. Find out how to include people with disabilities: https://t.co/q0LruqiYOo https://t.co/Q9C0SCIBP9

#Burundi: In its final report, the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi outlines the serious human rights violations occurring in the context of the 2020 elections, including summary executions, arbitrary detentions and arrests, torture and sexual violence. https://t.co/RCPb7er2wO https://t.co/BsutGuVFim

#Burundi: In its final report, the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi outlines the serious human rights violations occurring in the context of the 2020 elections, including summary executions, arbitrary detentions and arrests, torture and sexual violence. https://t.co/RCPb7er2wO https://t.co/BsutGuVFim

Impunity has fuelled violence in #SouthSudan. Since independence, violence has been rewarded with power, not sanctioned โ€“ @NadaNashif tells #HRC45 and calls for political and social investment to rebuild society and achieve a durable peace.

Learn more: https://t.co/nlkc9kcDQ8 https://t.co/lCfo1hyQdv

Impunity has fuelled violence in #SouthSudan. Since independence, violence has been rewarded with power, not sanctioned โ€“ @NadaNashif tells #HRC45 and calls for political and social investment to rebuild society and achieve a durable peace. Learn more: https://t.co/nlkc9kcDQ8 https://t.co/lCfo1hyQdv

#IndigenousRights defenders are guardians of indigenous peoples' land, rights + the knowledge & identity which form the basis for their existence as peoples. Protecting these ways of life has increasingly jeopardized their own lives โ€“ @NadaNashif ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://t.co/A7NPtITvO6 #HRC45 https://t.co/kJIwfvXdDv

#IndigenousRights defenders are guardians of indigenous peoples' land, rights + the knowledge & identity which form the basis for their existence as peoples. Protecting these ways of life has increasingly jeopardized their own lives โ€“ @NadaNashif ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://t.co/A7NPtITvO6 #HRC45 https://t.co/kJIwfvXdDv

Sign Languages are for Everyone! On today's #SignLanguagesDay, UN leaders in #Geneva reaffirm their pledge to strengthen efforts to ensure the meaningful participation and full inclusion of people with disabilities in all that we do, including in times of crisis. https://t.co/M9PJ8dIO6u

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