Here’s a selection of photos you may have missed 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!
A traditional yurt, provided by the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Kazakhstan, was installed in the gardens of Geneva’s Palais des Nations on 1 October to mark World Habitat Day. The yurt represents the quintessential sustainable house: energy efficient, made of recyclable and green materials, and with a close to zero ecological footprint.
Here is a look at the new air strip the World Food Programme just finished building in Ethiopia for Somali refugees. Our colleagues at WFP posted this picture and more on Twitter.
A husband and wife in Paraguay work together to deliver medicine to a tuberculosis patient. As of June 2012, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria grants have supported TB treatment for 11,000 people in Paraguay. The Global Fund posted this picture and more on their blog.