Highlights from UNICEF at the UN General Assembly
Updates from our team and Executive Director.
The 75th United Nations General Assembly takes place from 15–30 September 2020.
Check back to follow UNICEF as we put a spotlight on child rights, COVID-19, education and distance learning, gender, young people, climate change, humanitarian action and the Sustainable Development Goals.
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Today, @UNICEF is excited to launch the Global Development Commons — a new open-access online platform where anyone can share their ideas and solutions to help improve the lives of children around the world. Join the conversation: https://t.co/651PbkthWU pic.twitter.com/DvfRVQscWp— Henrietta H. Fore (@unicefchief) September 30, 2020
Across the @UN, we’re calling for the full engagement of the business community. We need your help. And most importantly, people around the world need your help, as we help countries & communities build stronger systems & economies. @Lead_on_Purpose #UNGA https://t.co/SHfGq9SsMe— Henrietta H. Fore (@unicefchief) September 25, 2020
Since the launch of @UN_EWEC, the world has been heading in the right direction when it comes to child and maternal health and survival.— Henrietta H. Fore (@unicefchief) September 25, 2020
The right direction. But at the wrong speed: https://t.co/EFmYkLsaX2 #ProtectTheProgress #GlobalGoals #UNGA pic.twitter.com/ByFXWpStvA
Sending out an SOS.— Megan Gilgan (@MeganUNICEF) September 23, 2020
At least a third of the world’s schoolchildren – 463 million– are unable to access remote learning.
Today the #EU hosted a #Backpack2School installation by @UNICEF in an urgent call for world leaders to act.@eu_eeas pic.twitter.com/XqAFCzawsw
As we mark #UN75, thank you to the one million respondents who have shared their ideas on the future they want and the @UN they need. I am particularly inspired by the optimism of the young people who made their voices heard.#UNGA pic.twitter.com/lKJ2jm3IYq— Henrietta H. Fore (@unicefchief) September 21, 2020
To connect every child and young person to the opportunities of the internet, we need renewed commitment, investments, and new partnerships.— Henrietta H. Fore (@unicefchief) September 23, 2020
That's why #DigitalCooperation is more important than ever. Read my full remarks: https://t.co/wFzpHWCDRW #UNGA
“#GenUnlimited: Connecting Half the World to Opportunities” united public/private sector leaders around a common vision of connecting every school & community to the internet & opportunities for modernized education for 3.5 billion children & young people. pic.twitter.com/OgETugQQKh— Generation Unlimited (@_GenUnlimited) September 11, 2020