COVID-19: Aggiornamenti dal sistema ONU – 22 Aprile


WHO condoles death of staff in Myanmar, condemns targeting of health workers involved in COVID19 response (21 April 2020):

World Immunization Week 2020, 24-30 April (Immunization and COVID-19, #VaccinesWork for All):


WHO expert mission to Belarus recommends physical distancing measures as COVID-19 virus transmits in the community (21 April 2020): 

UN News

FROM THE FIELD: Migrants use digital ‘fab labs’ to address Djibouti health protection shortages (22 April 2020):

UN condemns killing of WHO staffer in Myanmar transporting COVID-19 samples (21 April 2020):

COVID-19 to cause biggest economic contraction ever in Latin America & Caribbean (21 April 2020):

Guterres vows support for island States in twin fight against COVID-19, climate crisis (21 April 2020):

As famines of ‘biblical proportion’ loom, Security Council urged to ‘act fast’ (21 April 2020):

Startling disparities in digital learning emerge as COVID-19 spreads: UN education agency (21 April 2020):

Keep critical food supply chains operating to save lives during COVID-19, urges new UN-backed report (21 April 2020):


United Nations working to flatten COVID-19 curve in Southeast Asia (21 April 2020):


Secretary-General Condemns Deadly Attack on World Health Organization Vehicle in Myanmar (SG/SM/20053, 21 April 2020): 


FAO Brussels Dialogue with FAO Chief Economist Máximo Torero Cullen on: COVID-19 and the risk to food supply chains: How to respond? April 23, 2020 from 11:00-12:30 am (CEST)


Global Report on Food Crises reveals scope of food crises as COVID-19 poses new risks to vulnerable countries (21 April 2020):

FAO chief briefs the United Nations Security Council on measures to break the vicious cycle between conflict and hunger (21 April 2020):

Joint Statement on COVID-19 Impacts on Food Security and Nutrition (FAO, IFAD, the World Bank and WFP) (21 April 2020):


Working During the Crisis: IAEA Staff in Their Own Words (21 April 2020):

IAEA Issues Guidelines for Nuclear Medicine Departments during COVID-19 Pandemic (21 April 2020):


IFAD’s response to the COVID-19 crisis – protecting and enhancing rural resilience (21 April 2020):

#IFADatwork: our mission in the time of COVID-19 (21 April 2020):


COVID-19: How social and economic sectors are responding (21 April 2020):–en/index.htm


The Managing Director of the IMF and the Heads of the RFAs Emphasize their Readiness to Cooperate to Mitigate the Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Economy (21 April 2020):


IOM Responding to New COVID-19 Outbreak in Greece (21 April 2020):

Presidential Decree ‘of Immense Help’ to Vulnerable Migrants in Russian Federation – IOM (21 April 2020):

Citi, IOM Join Forces to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts in Latin America (21 April 2020):

Digital Space for Migrants Supplies 3D-Printed Face Shields to Hospitals Treating COVID-19 Cases in Djibouti (21 April 2020):

IOM Supports Displaced Persons and Communities in Fight Against COVID-19 in the Philippines (21 April 2020):

IOM Steps Up Risk Communication and Community Engagement in Response to COVID-19 in West and Central Africa (21 April 2020):

Mozambican Workers Returning from South Africa Engaged to Check COVID-19’s Spread (21 April 2020):


Digital cooperation in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic: connectivity situation assessment (20 April 2020):


Women Leaders’ Virtual Roundtable on COVID-19 and the Future issues call to put women and girls at the centre of response efforts (21 April 2020): 


COVID-19 Campaign: Take action with us in cities and communities:


Sex workers adapting to COVID-19 (21 April 2020): 


Operational Expenditure Block Grants – The Missing Link for Combating COVID19? (21 April 2020):

Innovating Local Government Service Delivery within a COVID 19 Response Policy (21 April 2020):


UNCTAD holds Online eWeek to explore Post-Coronavirus Digital Economy Solutions (27 April-1 May):    


Webinar: Business resilience in the face of COVID-19, 23 April, Bangkok, Thailand:


The fast and the curious: As a pandemic emerges, UNDP’s Accelerator Labs mark a year of asking the right questions:

Earth Day and what climate action looks like during COVID-19 (20 April 2020):

How to soften the impact of coronavirus during conflict (20 April 2020):

A pandemic gives permission for change – How coronavirus can bring the 2030 Agenda into clearer focus (17 April 2020):

Tackling the long-term impact of coronavirus in Europe and Central Asia (17 April 2020):


UNECE Forum of Mayors 2020: building urban resilience in the face of COVID-19‎ (21 April 2020):


COVID-19 Pandemic Will Lead to the Biggest Contraction in Economic Activity in the Region’s History: A -5.3% Drop in 2020 (21 April 2020):


“Earth School” launches to keep students connected to nature in the time of COVID-19 (22 April 2020):


Startling digital divides in distance learning emerge (21 April 2020):

UNESCO Brussels, the EU & Twitter join forces to launch a European social media campaign to address disinformation on Covid-19 & #ThinkBeforeSharing (21 April 2020):

UPF and UNESCO address migration information in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic (21 April 2020):


‘If COVID-19 arrives in the camp, it will be devastating’ (21 April 2020):

COVID-19: UNHCR warns of severe implications for annual monsoon response in Bangladesh (21 April 2020):


European Union supports United Nations with lifesaving assistance to fight COVID-19 (21 April 2020):

EU donates €2.7 million to UNICEF to support emergency-affected children – a first for Afghanistan (21 April 2020):


WFP Chief warns of hunger pandemic as COVID-19 spreads (Statement to UN Security Council) (21 April 2020):

Global Report on Food Crises reveals scope of food crises as COVID-19 poses new risks to vulnerable countries (21 April 2020):

COVID-19 will double number of people facing food crises unless swift action is taken (21 April 2020):


WIPO’s COVID-19 Response:

WIPO Launches New Search Facility For PATENTSCOPE Database to Support COVID-19 Innovation Efforts (20 April 2020): 


DG Azevêdo welcomes G20 farm ministers’ commitment to safeguard global food security (21 April 2020):


Earth Day 2020: Could COVID-19 Be the Tipping Point for Transport Emissions? (22 April 2020):

The World Bank, WEF, GSMA and ITU Mobilized in the Fight Against COVID-19 (21 April 2020):

Statement by Mari Pangestu, Managing Director for Development Policy and Partnerships, The World Bank at the Virtual Meeting of G20 Agriculture Ministers  (21 April 2020):