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Social media highlights from DRC, South Sudan, UN Headquarters and more

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!

Weapons retrieved from rebels by the UN’s mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) in coordination with the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS) are destroyed in Goma. Credit: UN Photo/Sylvain Liechti

UN Refugee Agency staffer @kathrynunhcr posted this photo of a soap distribution point in Yida, a refugee camp in South Sudan.

Thanks to @elizou_ for sharing this picture of United Nations office at Geneva.

Thanks to our New York-based colleague @BeaFrey at UN Women for sharing this picture of Cameron Diaz at the Tag Heuer Fundraising Gala to promote women’s rights. Also check out this recap on Storify.

Thanks to @AmadouMDiallo for sharing this photo on Twitter of his support for the UN.

Thanks to @GAVIAlliance for sharing this picture of flags on display in Geneva for World Pneumonia Day.

Thanks to @martinpenner for sharing this picture of World Food Programme efforts to provide food in camp a camp for internally displayed persons in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  See more of his tweets from DRC in this Storify recap.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon delivered a speech and took questions from young people this week at Yale University  Our colleagues at the Office of the UN Spokesperson posted this picture and more in their Twitter account. You can also watch the speech on YouTube.

Flanked by UN staff who have served as tour guides, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened a photo exhibit marking sixty years of Guided Tours at United Nations Headquarters. Credit: UN Photo/Rick Bajornas.

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