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Social media highlights from Australia, Central African Republic, Mali, Jordan 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!

Vicky Miller (@VickySmiling) and her friends recently swam across the 21-mile English Channel to raise funds for the World Food Programme! Thanks to @WFP for posting this and more on their Twitter account.

The UN Foundation’s Nothing But Nets distributes anti-malaria bed nets in Africa to combat the spread of malaria. Thanks to Nothing But Nets (@nothingbutnets) for posting this and more on their Twitter account.

Check out the celebration of Nelson Mandela International Day in New Delhi. Thanks to the United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan (@UNICDELHI) for posting this and more on their YouTube account.

During its July tenure as US Security Council President, the US Mission to the UN hosted Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and members of the Council at a New York Mets game against the Atlanta Braves. Thanks to the U.S. Mission to the United Nations for posting this and more on their Facebook page. Malians, including those living in exile, recently cast their votes in their presidential election. With a little help from UNHCR, 1,220 refugees were able to vote. Thanks to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) for posting this and more photos in their album on Facebook.

200 volunteers in Australia fed 5,000 people part of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Think Eat Save global food waste campaign. Thanks to the United Nations Information Centre for Australia (@UNICCanberra) for posting this and more on their Twitter account.

This baby was only six hours old when this photo was taken! 10 babies are born in Zaatari Syrian refuge camp in Jordan every day. Thanks to World Food Programme staffer Dina El-Kassaby (@DinaElKassaby) for posting this and more on her Twitter account.

The World Food Programme (WFP) recently launched an operation to provide food to thousands of people who have fled to hard-to-reach areas after escaping violence in Pibor County, South Sudan. Thanks to United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) for posting this photo and more on their Facebook page. United Nations Volunteers recently hosted a blood drive in Monrovia, Liberia that saw over 300 people come out to give the gift of life! The event was part of a three-day blood donation drive to mark this year’s World Blood Donor Day. Thanks to United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) for posting this and more on their Facebook page.

A blue fingernail means this girl has been fully vaccinated. This moment was captured during a UNICEF supported vaccination campaign taking place in Central African Republic recently. Thanks to @UNICEF_CAR for posting this and more on their Twitter account.

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