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. We’ve also included some photos taken by fans and followers. Thank you to all who contributed!
These paraders promote the 2013 International Year of Water Cooperation at a Carnival – the Oratoria de Orbassano – in Italy in advance of World Water Day on 22 March. For updates like this, become a fan of the World Water Day Facebook page.
This photo was part of a photo essay by UN volunteer and former UN peacekeeping colleague who served in Côte d’Ivoire colleague Agnieszka Napierala on women’s thoughts on female genital mutilation. Thanks to UN Volunteers for posting this and more on their Flickr page.
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“Our lives would be impossible without the role the UN & its agencies play.” Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan reflected on his time at the UN at the launch of project to make his papers public held recently at Yale University.
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