Here are some of our favorite tweets that included photos from the past week:
Women hold their registration cards while waiting to cast their vote in Timor-Leste’s Parliamentary Elections. Photo by Louise Stoddard posted by @UNDP.
On 9 July South Sudan celebrated its first anniversary as an independent country. Photo posted by @UNDP.
The 105th session of The UN’s Committee on Civil and Political Rights started this week at Palais Wilson in Geneva. Photo posted by our colleagues in Geneva (@UNISGeneva).
Dr. Mirta Roses Periago (@mirtaroses), Director of the Pan American Health Organization, tweeted this photo highlighting the importance of washing hands with soap and water, as one of the most cost-effective measures against the transmission of diseases.
“Let us work together to build a world where everybody can live full of love, peace, happiness, prosperity and human rights,” was the wish Secretary-General made to commemorate Tanabata (Star Festival), a Japanese tradition in which people write their wishes for the future in a piece of paper and hanging them on bamboo. Photo posted by the UN Information Centre in Tokyo (@UNIC_Tokyo).
Goodwill Ambassador Barbra Hendricks visited Mali refugees in Burkina Faso earlier this week. Photo by by Helene Caux (@helenecaux) posted by @Refugees.
Football star Emerson Ferretti joined the UNAIDS “Give Aids the Red Card” campaign. He is pictured here with Djibril Diaollow (@DDiallo_UNAIDS) in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil.
Trainees from the European Union Delegation to the United Nations met with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Picture from Lionel Badal (@LionelBadal).
If you have any pictures from UN offices around the world, share them with us by mentioning @UN on Twitter and we may feature them here in an upcoming post.
See also: United Nations Photo collections (@UN_Photo)