COVID-19: Aggiornamenti dal Sistema ONU – 18 Agosto

UN News

Coronavirus ‘starkly’ exposes vulnerability of persons with disabilities (17 August 2020):

Real Life Heroes: building trust, and saving lives (17 August 2020):



Special Session of the General Assembly on the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

17 Aug 2020

Letter dated 17 August 2020 informing on the appointment of the Permanent Representative of Azerbaijan, and the Deputy Permanent Representative of Canada to co-facilitate consultations on the modalities for the organisation of the special session of the United Nations General

Assembly on the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.



Implementation of ICAO Council Aviation Recovery Taskforce recommendations supported by new ACI and IATA initiatives (17 August 2020):



Mobile phones to help 1.7 million small-scale farmers increase production during COVID-19 economic slowdown (17 August 2020):



On Mexico’s coffee farms, COVID-19 highlights need for fair recruitment (17 August 2020):



Thousands of residents in Pakistan’s urban slums flock to UN-Habitat’s handwashing stations (17 August 2020):

International Youth Week closes with praise for youth work in combatting COVID-19 spread (17 August 2020):   



Meaningful work for those on the margins of poverty (17 August 2020):



Private sector experience in Japan: Supporting disaster preparedness for evacuations under COVID-19 (18 August 2020):



UN calls for technology collaboration in response to COVID-19 and future pandemics (17 August 2020):



New resources to counter COVID-19 conspiracy theories through critical thinking and empathy (14 August 2020):

Facing the COVID-19 lockdown at the University of Mosul (17 August 2020):

Egyptian Youth Rethink the Future of Well-Being in 2050 in light of COVID-19 (17 August 2020):

COVID-19 Response: Learning moves from the classroom to radio in Nepal (17 August 2020):



From child bride to fearless face mask maker: Yemen’s safe spaces help women reclaim their lives (17 August 2020):



Protecting Children from Violence in the Time of COVID-19: Disruptions in prevention and response services (Brochure, 18 August 2020):



Experts Call for Japan to Mainstream SDGs in COVID-19 Response & Recovery (17 August 2020):



Enhancing health and wellbeing for Moldovan youth before and during COVID-19 (17 August 2020):



UNWTO and Sommet Education “Hospitality Challenge” Searches for Future Tourism Leaders (17 August 2020):