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Social media highlights from Bali, Costa Rica, Zambia and more

Here’s a selection of behind-the-scenes photos posted on UN social media accounts from around the UN system over the past few weeks and shared with our social media team.  We’ve also included some photos taken by fans and followers.  Thank you to all who contributed!

NBA Cares posted this photo on Facebook of Jose Calderon of The Toronto Raptors who visited UNICEF Zambia education, water and sanitation programs.

Street scene in the Old City of Tripoli, Libya, just after Friday prayers. Photo posted by United Nations Support Mission in Libya (@UNSMILibya.)

The United Nations, London 2012 Olympic and the 2012 Paralympic flags hang side by side at the closing of the Paralympic Games earlier this week. More on the legacy of the London 2012 games from the UN Office on Sport for Peace and Development. Photo posted by @GarethAugustus

Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women (@UN_Women), and Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla Miranda stamped their hands in a commemorative mural at the opening of a day care in Cartago, Costa Rica.

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) scientists train others in nuclear technology in soil and water management and crop nutrition. Back home, they will share this information with other people at the Ministry of Agriculture. More photos of this work be found on the IAEA Facebook page.

This week the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation posted photos of a campaign to “turn the tide on rabies” by vaccinating dogs on Bali in Indonesia. More photos.

Take a look at this video of UN Refugee Agency Special Envoy Angeline Jolie and High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres visiting Syrian refugees in Turkey. Their first stop there was in Kilis camp, home to 12,000 Syrian refugees.

World Food Programme trucks have no problem driving through the river in Sudan. Photo posted by @WFPlogistics.

Our UN Photo colleagues shared this image of riders crossing the border between Mota’ain, Timor Leste, into Indonesia during the 2012 Tour de Timor.  (UN Photo/Bernardino Soares). More on the UN Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste.

This is what it looks after 640 bags of cereal are airdropped into Yida, South Sudan, by the World Food Programme. Photo posted by @getsouflook. Full photo gallery and more information.

 

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