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.