COVID-19: Aggiornamenti dal sistema ONU – 13 Maggio


ECOSOC Informal Briefing on ‘Joining Forces: Effective Policy Solutions for Covid-19 Response’ (11 May 2020):‘joining-forces-effective-policy-solutions-for-covid-19-response 

United Nations Guidance Note on Addressing and Countering COVID-19 related Hate Speech (11 May 2020):   

UN News

COVID-19 pandemic ‘quickly becoming a child rights crisis’: Daily death rate could spike by 6,000 for under-fives (12 May 2020):

UN sustainable energy project in Ukraine finds a new role: fighting COVID-19 (12 May 2020):

Universal basic income the right prescription for Latin America & Caribbean – UN report (12 May 2020):

UN chief appeals to ‘common humanity’ across all faiths, in tackling the coronavirus (12 May 2020):

Chad’s storytellers take COVID prevention messages off the grid (12 May 2020): 


Stories over the phone connect visually impaired during quarantine (12 May 2020): 

UN Technology Bank

A COVID-19 technology sharing platform:

The United Nations Technology Bank, together with the UN Development Programme (UNDP), UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the World Health Organization (WHO), launched the Tech Access Partnership (TAP) on 12 May 2020, as part of a coordinated approach to strengthen developing countries’ responses to COVID-19 and increase access to lifesaving health technologies.


Shared Vulnerability to COVID-19 Reveals Common Humanity, Secretary-General Tells Faith Leaders, Stressing Their Key Role in Fighting Intolerance, Disinformation (SG/SM/20079, 12 May 2020): 


Halting Transmission Must Remain Top Priority to Contain Historic COVID-19 Spread, Deputy Secretary-General Stresses at Launch of New Global Health Security Group (DSG/SM/1407, 12 May 2020): 


E-voting Process (Excluding Elections)

12 May 2020

Letter dated 12 May 2020 from H.E. Ambassador Courtenay Rattray, Permanent Representative of Jamaica to the United Nations and facilitator for the e-voting process (excluding elections). The letter informs Member States and Observers of the facilitator’s suggested next steps.

Extension of the Procedure for Taking Decisions of the General Assembly During the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

12 May 2020

Letter dated 12 May 2020 regarding the draft decision entitled “Extension of the procedure for taking decisions of the General

Assembly during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic” (A/74/L.65), placing it under silence procedure


Joining Forces: Effective Policy Solutions for Covid-19 Response, Briefing of 11 May:


Takeda Supports IAEA Project Tackling COVID-19 Pandemic With €4.35 Million Donation (13 May 2020):


No ordinary solution: Afro-Colombian ingenuity in the fight against COVID-19 (12 May 2020):

The making of a turning point: A rural Chinese women’s cooperative joins the COVID-19 fight (12 May 2020):


The shift to online learning and skills training shows promising trends and troubling signs (12 May 2020):


Emerging from the Great Lockdown in Asia and Europe – IMF Blog (12 May 2020):


IMO issues COVID-19 guidance for personal protective equipment and for interactions between ship and shore-based personnel (12 May 2020):   


INCB backs paperless trade amid COVID-19 pandemic (11 May 2020):


Urgent Support Needed as COVID-19 Inflicts Hardship on Refugees and Migrants from Venezuela Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) – Joint IOM/UNHCR Press Release (12 May 2020):

COVID-19 Control Measures, Gap in SaR Capacity Increases Concern About ‘Invisible Shipwrecks’ (12 May 2020): 


Online safety and security during COVID-19 (12 May 2020):

How AI can help save the planet (12 May 2020):


Somalia: Flooding displaces thousands from their homes amid COVID-19 (12 May 2020):

OCHA and UNFPA: Global response to COVID-19 must address rights and needs of women and girls (12 May 2020):

Yemen: UN and humanitarian partners respond to COVID-19 (12 May 2020):


Virtual debate “Human Rights of older persons in the age of COVID-19 and beyond” with the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the new Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons

Statement by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, Tuesday 12 May 14:00-15:00:


Take five: The COVID-19 challenges “are just too many to mention” (12 May 2020):

Press Release: Gender equality experts recommend key actions for COVID-19 response and recovery for G7 leaders (12 May 2020):


Cities are on the front lines of COVID-19 (12 May 2020):

Urban Thinkers Campuses look at safety in cities and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic (12 May 2020):

Youth lead the way in preventing COVID-19 spread in Kenya’s informal settlements (12 May 2020):

Can COVID-19 fill the void of City Governance for Urban Transformation? (12 May 2020):


United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Briefing Package for UN Resident Coordinators and UN Country Teams (12 May 2020):


ECLAC Proposes Moving Towards a Basic Income to Help the Most Vulnerable Population Overcome the Coronavirus’s Effects (12 May 2020):


COVID-19 pandemic may give Asia-Pacific’s oceans a chance to recover, highlights new UN report (13 May 2020):


UNESCO gathers National Commissions for an Online Meeting on COVID-19 (12 May 2020):


Pandemic heightens vulnerabilities of persons with disabilities (12 May 2020):


Coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on displaced Venezuelans (12 May 2020):

Urgent support needed as COVID-19 inflicts hardship on refugees and migrants from Venezuela – Joint UNHCR-IOM Press Release (12 May 2020): 


As COVID-19 devastates already fragile health systems, over 6,000 additional children under five could die a day, without urgent action: UNICEF launches #Reimagine, a global campaign to prevent the pandemic from becoming a lasting crisis for children (12 May 2020):


UNWTO Releases a COVID-19 Technical Assistance Package for Tourism Recovery (12 May 2020):

UN Technology Bank 

The United Nations Technology Bank, together with the UN Development Programme (UNDP), UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the World Health Organization (WHO), are today launching the Tech Access Partnership (TAP) as part of a coordinated approach to strengthen developing countries’ responses to COVID-19 and increase access to lifesaving health technologies.

TAP website: