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COVID-19: Aggiornamenti dal sistema ONU – 19 Maggio


WHO and the WHA – an explainer: An introduction to the World Health Organization, its vital role in the fight against COVID-19, and the first-ever virtual World Health Assembly: https://www.who.int/about/governance/world-health-assembly/seventy-third-world-health-assembly/the-who-and-the-wha-an-explainer


HealthBuddy: a new chatbot to engage with communities in Europe and central Asia on COVID-19 (18 May 2020): http://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/health-emergencies/coronavirus-covid-19/news/news/2020/5/healthbuddy-a-new-chatbot-to-engage-with-communities-in-europe-and-central-asia-on-covid-19 

UN News

Building a cinematic bond with refugees, in a time of crisis (19 May 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/05/1064332

Covid-19 crisis closes 90 percent of museums globally, UNESCO plans for reopenings (18 May 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/05/1064362

Coronavirus impact on world’s indigenous, goes well beyond health threat (18 May 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/05/1064322

UN chief renews call for COVID-19 solidarity as WHO warns ‘majority’ of world still at risk (18 May 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/05/1064252


United Nations helps travel industry reopen safely and responsibly (18 May 2020): https://www.un.org/en/coronavirus/united-nations-helps-travel-industry-reopen-safely-and-responsibly

UN Vienna guided tours go virtual (18 May 2020): https://www.un.org/en/coronavirus/un-vienna-guided-tours-go-virtual


COVID-19 Must Be Global Wake-Up Call, Secretary-General Tells World Health Assembly, Saying Virus Has ‘Brought Us to Our Knees’ (SG/SM/20085, 18 May 2020): https://www.un.org/press/en/2020/sgsm20085.doc.htm


Help World Recover Better from COVID Pandemic by Being ‘the Change You Want to See’, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Fletcher School Graduates in Commencement Address (DSG/SM/1409, 17 May 2020): https://www.un.org/press/en/2020/dsgsm1409.doc.htm


Coordination of Covid-19-related initiatives

18 May 2020

Letter dated 18 May 2020 from the co-coordinators for the General Assembly on COVID-19-related initiatives, conveying an Elements Paper for a General Assembly omnibus resolution on COVID-19.



FAO needs $350 million to avert rising hunger as countries reel from COVID-19 pandemic’s impact (18 May 2020): http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/1276081/icode/


Making Economies More Resilient to Downturns (18 May 2020): https://blogs.imf.org/2020/05/18/making-economies-more-resilient-to-downturns/ 


Somalia: COVID-19 affecting lives and livelihoods (18 May 2020): https://www.unocha.org/story/somalia-covid-19-affecting-lives-and-livelihoods


“COVID-19 is devastating indigenous communities worldwide, and it’s not only about health” – UN expert warns (18 May 2020): https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=25893&LangID=E

“Every worker is essential and must be protected from COVID-19, no matter what” – UN rights experts (18 May 2020): https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=25892&LangID=E


Take five: As Haiti battles COVID-19, services to protect women and girls with disabilities are critical (18 May 2020): https://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2020/5/take-five-emanuela-paul-on-covid-19

Take five: COVID-19 will pass, but will anything change in the protection system? (18 May 2020): https://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2020/5/take-five-with-meliha-sendic-on-covid-19


UNAIDS urges governments to ensure that HIV service providers from community-led organizations are recognized as essential service providers in the context of COVID-19 (18 May 2020): https://www.unaids.org/en/resources/presscentre/pressreleaseandstatementarchive/2020/may/20200518_community-led-organizations-essential-service-providers-covid19

COVID-19 community support for Trinidadians on the margins (18 May 2020): https://www.unaids.org/en/resources/presscentre/featurestories/2020/may/20200518_trinidad-and-tobago


Chad: Singing in the Desert and the Fiscal Responses to COVID-19 (18 May 2020): https://www.uncdf.org/article/5633/chad-singing-in-the-desert-and-the-fiscal-responses-to-covid-19


The human rights dimensions of the COVID-19 pandemic (18 May 2020): https://www.undrr.org/news/human-rights-dimensions-covid-19-pandemic

COVID-19 puts human rights of millions at risk (18 May 2020): https://www.undrr.org/news/covid-19-puts-human-rights-millions-risk 


Africa’s Finance Ministers and Private Sector Group seek to rapidly resolve commercial debt service obligations together (18 May 2020): https://www.uneca.org/stories/africa%E2%80%99s-finance-ministers-and-private-sector-group-seek-rapidly-resolve-commercial-debt 


UNECE releases new dataset for tram and metro statistics, ‎supporting informed policy responses for sustainable post-COVID ‎mobility (18 May 2020): http://www.unece.org/info/media/presscurrent-press-h/transport/2020/unece-releases-new-dataset-for-tram-and-metro-statistics-supporting-informed-policy-responses-for-sustainable-post-covid-mobility/doc.html


Seven ways we are making ourselves sick (and how we can stop) (19 May 2020): https://www.unenvironment.org/news-and-stories/story/seven-ways-we-are-making-ourselves-sick-and-how-we-can-stop


Asia-Pacific countries convene on regional actions to mitigate COVID-19 impacts (18 May 2020): https://www.unescap.org/news/asia-pacific-countries-convene-regional-actions-mitigate-covid-19-impacts


COVID-19: UNESCO and ICOM concerned about the situation faced by the world’s museums (18 May 2020): https://en.unesco.org/news/covid-19-unesco-and-icom-concerned-about-situation-faced-worlds-museums


As coronavirus spreads, refugee doctors want to join the fight (18 May 2020): https://www.unhcr.org/news/stories/2020/5/5ebd461d4/

Self-help project in Niger churns out hygiene products in fight against coronavirus  (18 May 2020): https://www.unhcr.org/news/stories/2020/5/5ebe3eb14/


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