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Highlights from Kenya, Liberia, South Sudan, Syria, Uruguay and more

Here’s a selection of photos and videos 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.  Thank you to all who contributed!

World Food Programme (WFP) video producer Marco Frattini talks about Syrian refugees he met during a recent trip to Lebanon. Thanks to our colleagues @WFP for posting this video and more on their Twitter account.

This child at the Dadaabr refugee camp in Kenya tries to look  serious as he eats his breakfast while his friends are smiling besides him. Thanks to WFP colleague Challis McDonough for posting this picture and more on her Twitter account.

A WFP convoy distributes food & non-food items to a school in South Sudan with help from peacekeepers working as part of the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS). Thanks to our colleagues at UNMISS for posting this and more on their Facebook page.

The cold weather associated with Winter is especially hard for Syrian children who are in need of warm clothes, shoes and more.  Thanks to UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow for posting this and more on her Twitter account. You can also watch her video field diary here.

A little girl uses a computer she received through “One Laptop per Child” programme in Uruguay. Thanks to our UN Development Programme (@UNDP) for posting this photo and more on their Twitter account.

Special Representative of the Secretary-General for United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) Karin Landgren meets Nobel Laureates Leymah Gbowee, Jody Williams and Mairead Maguire to highlight women’s role in peace reconciliation.  Thanks to @UNMIL for posting this picture and more on their Twitter account.

Our Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) colleague David Gough took this photo of Syrian children outside a shelter in Dera’a.  Thanks to @UNICEFmena for posting this photo and more on their Twitter account.

A farmer shows the courgette he has grown with UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) seeds, training and fertilizer in  Burundi. Thanks to @FAOemergencies for posting this picture and more on their Twitter account.

World Food Programme (WFP) staff were on hand for last week’s  important talks on hunger, malnutrition and poverty during the World Economic Forum in Davos. Thanks to our WFP colleague Molly Slotznick for posting this on her Twitter account.  Ban Ki-moon was also on hand discussing the health of women and girls and called for unified action on crises in Syria and Mali.

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