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COVID-19: Aggiornamenti dal Sistema ONU – 20 Agosto


World Humanitarian Day 2020: A tribute to aid workers on the front lines (19 August 2020): https://www.who.int/news-room/detail/19-08-2020-world-humanitarian-day-2020-a-tribute-to-aid-workers-on-the-front-lines



COVID-19 and conflict, a double battle for humanitarian workers (19 August 2020): https://www.euro.who.int/en/countries/ukraine/news/news/2020/8/covid-19-and-conflict,-a-double-battle-for-humanitarian-workers

Against the backdrop of a humanitarian crisis, COVID-19 responders carry out heroic work in northwest Syria (19 August 2020): https://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/health-emergencies/coronavirus-covid-19/news/news/2020/8/nw-syria-in-the-backdrop-of-a-humanitarian-crisis,-covid-19-responders-in-gaziantep,-turkey-carry-on-heroic-work-in-northwest-syria

Tailoring health interventions: behavioural and cultural insights for health (19 August 2020): https://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/health-policy/pages/news/news/2020/08/tailoring-health-interventions-behavioural-and-cultural-insights-for-health

…Another example is WHO/Europe’s ongoing work to support Member States across the Region to conduct behavioural insights studies in the context of COVID-19. Knowledge about the public’s fears and worries, levels of trust and risk perceptions, as well as their views on restrictions, testing and tracing, and a future COVID-19 vaccine, helps governments shape their pandemic responses. …


UN News

G20 countries urged to stop ‘COVID generation’ from being locked out of the classroom (19 August 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/08/1070602

UN salutes real-life heroes doing ‘extraordinary things, in extraordinary (19 August 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/08/1070512



Standing in Solidarity with Victims and Survivors of Terrorism in the Era of COVID-19 by Vladimir Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General, United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism and Executive Director of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre: https://bit.ly/32ahFv5

The Need for a Strengthened Multilateral Approach to Confront COVID-19 and Other Global Challenges by Omar Hilale, Permanent Representative of Morocco to the United Nations and Chair of the General Assembly Committee on Information (2019-2021):  https://bit.ly/31bk5dx



Secretary-General Hails ‘Unsung Heroes’ Risking Their Lives to Help Others during COVID-19 Pandemic, in World Humanitarian Day Message (SG/SM/20212, 19 August 2020): https://www.un.org/press/en/2020/sgsm20212.doc.htm



IAEA Provides Over 100 Countries with COVID-19 Detection Equipment (19 August 2020): https://www.iaea.org/newscenter/news/iaea-provides-over-100-countries-with-covid-19-detection-equipment



COVID-19 ravages an already desperate Yemen (19 August 2020): https://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/blog/2020/covid-19-ravages-an-already-desperate-yemen.html

Continuing vital health services in Guinea-Bissau during COVID-19 (19 August 2020): https://medium.com/@UNDP/continuing-vital-health-services-in-guinea-bissau-during-covid-19-872b07aac38a



The 26th ICSOE to address COVID-19 challenges and discuss Policies for Private Sector led Growth in Southern Africa (19 August 2020): https://www.uneca.org/stories/26th-icsoe-address-covid-19-challenges-and-discuss-policies-private-sector-led-growth



ECLAC and UN Women: Comprehensive Care Systems are Key to the Socioeconomic Recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean (19 August 2020): https://www.cepal.org/en/pressreleases/eclac-and-un-women-comprehensive-care-systems-are-key-socioeconomic-recovery-latin



ESCWA warns: more than half of Lebanon’s population trapped in poverty (19 August 2020): https://www.unescwa.org/news/Lebanon-poverty-2020



UNHCR chief praises aid workers battling multiple crises (19 August 2020): https://www.unhcr.org/news/stories/2020/8/5f3c07d44/unhcr-chief-praises-aid-workers-battling-multiple-crises.html



“Information Dissemination During a Global Pandemic: Experiences from the WHO”, a Conversation with Dr Sarah Louise Barber, 26 August 2020: https://unu.edu/events/upcoming/information-dissemination-during-a-global-pandemic-experiences-from-the-who-a-conversation-with-dr-sarah-louise-barber.html#overview



Coordinating the humanitarian response to drought and COVID-19 in Lesotho (19 August 2020): https://www.unv.org/Success-stories/Coordinating-humanitarian-response-drought-and-COVID-19-Lesotho

“With a pandemic ravaging the world, we need to stand up for human rights for all” (19 August 2020): https://www.unv.org/Success-stories/pandemic-ravaging-world-we-need-stand-human-rights-all



Regardless of the pandemic, we have kept working together: an interview with UPU’s Julia Bazukina (19 August 2020): https://www.upu.int/en/News/2020/8/Regardless-of-the-pandemic,-we-have-kept-working-together-an-interview-with-UPU-s-Julia-Bazukina


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