COVID-19: Aggiornamenti dal Sistema ONU – 22 Luglio


South African hospital thinks outside the box to boost COVID-19 testing (20 July 2020):



WHO helps reshape hospitals as COVID-19 eases its grip (21 July 2020):

Altynai Karakhoishiyeva: helping women give birth during the COVID-19 pandemic (21 July 2020):

Innovation at the core of COVID-19 response: If refugees can’t reach health services, health services will come to them (20 July 2020):,-health-services-will-come-to-them

WHO reaches young, geographically diverse audiences in Russian-speaking countries via social media (18 July 2020):,-geographically-diverse-audiences-in-russian-speaking-countries-via-social-media


UN News

‘COVID-19 is making a global childcare crisis even worse’: UNICEF chief (21 July 2020):

Israel-Palestine: Breakdown in cooperation over COVID, now putting lives at risk (21 July 2020):

Harness multilateralism’s power to urgently advance women’s rights amid COVID recovery (21 July 2020):

COVID-19 scapegoating triggers fresh displacement in Yemen, warns migration agency (21 July 2020):

WHO concerned about COVID-19 impact on indigenous people in the Americas (20 July 2020):

New social contract needed to combat ‘inequality pandemic’: Guterres (20 July 2020):

First-ever World Chess Day, helps calm nerves during COVID-19 pandemic (20 July 2020):



Reunited virtually with families in prisons (20 July 2020):



Policy Brief 82: COVID-19 and a primer on shock-responsive social protection systems:

Policy Brief 83: Recovering from COVID-19: the importance of investing in global public goods for health:



Against Fragile Global Backdrop, Secretary-General Calls for ‘New Social Contract’ in Spirit of Nelson Mandela, Marking International Day (SG/SM/20181, 20 July 2020):

COVID-19 Recovery Must Address New Exploitation Risks, Secretary-General Warns in Message for World Day against Trafficking in Persons (SG/SM/20180, 20 July 2020):

Decrying Rampant ‘Inequality Pandemic’ in Delivering Nelson Mandela Lecture, Secretary-General Warns ‘We Are at Breaking Point’ (SG/SM/20179, 18 July 2020):



Decisions Regarding the Thirty-first Special Session of the General Assembly

21 Jul 2020

Letter dated 21 July 2020 on the draft decisions regarding the thirty-first special session of the General Assembly, informing that the silence procedure has concluded without objections.


Extension of the procedure for taking decisions of the General Assembly during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic until the end of August 2020

21 Jul 2020

Letter dated 21 July 2020 regarding the draft decision entitled “Extension of the procedure for taking decisions of the General Assembly during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic until the end of August 2020” (A/74/L.76), informing that the silence procedure has concluded without objections.


Omnibus Resolution on the COVID-19 Pandemic

20 Jul 2020

Letter dated 20 July 2020 circulating a revised version of the proposed General Assembly draft omnibus resolution on the COVID-19 pandemic and regarding the upcoming virtual town hall meeting on Friday, 24 July 2020, at 10:00 a.m



FAO launches Hand-in-Hand geospatial data platform to help build stronger food and agriculture sectors post COVID-19 (21 July 2020):

What COVID-19 movement restrictions mean for nomadic pastoralists in the Sahel (20 July 2020):



A Window Inside the Body and COVID-19: Medical imaging during the global pandemic (20 July 2020):



Annual Report 2019 reaffirms the importance of IFAD’s investments in challenging times (20 July 2020):



COVID-19: Stimulating employment and incomes: Jump-start a green recovery with more and better Jobs (21 July 2020):–en/index.htm   

Blog: Include indigenous people in COVID-19 response (20 July 2020):  



The COVID-19 Gender Gap (21 July 2020):

VIRTUAL EVENT – Strategy of Recovery: A Conversation with IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.:



Testimonies of stranded seafarers:



COVID-19 Policy Papers:

Cross-Border Human Mobility Amid and After COVID-19 Summary:

Cross-Border Human Mobility Amid and After COVID-19:

Internal Displacement in Yemen Exceeds 100,000 in 2020 with COVID-19 an Emerging New Cause (21 July 2020):

Migrants, the Backbone of Ukrainian Economy, Require Support in Times of COVID-19 – IOM Report (21 July 2020):

As COVID-19 Spreads, IOM Strengthens and Equips Health Centres in Northern Niger (21 July 2020):



Why effective disaster management needs enabling policy environments: Lessons from COVID-19 (21 July 2020):



Aid organizations and the private sector join forces to combat COVID-19 in Mexico (20 July 2020):



Gender assessments in Europe and Central Asia reveal pandemic’s devastating impact on women (21 July 2020):–impact-on-women

Take five: Why we should take online violence against women and girls seriously during and beyond COVID-19 (21 July 2020):



Permanent handwashing facilities for Kenya’s Nakuru Municipality include taps for drinking water (21 July 2020):



Why a sustainable blue recovery is needed (22 July 2020):

Trade policy can ensure inclusive prosperity in wake of COVID-19 (20 July 2020):



Nigerian Afropop star Yemi Alade joins UNDP’s call for urgent action to protect those hit hardest by COVID-19 surge (20 July 2020):



COVID-19 is fuelling acceleration in digital transformation in Africa (19/20 July 2020):



How could intelligent technologies help during the pandemic? (21 July 2020):

Time has come to reopen schools in South Sudan: -Children are better protected in school (22 July 2020):

Poetry takes on center stage to dispel mis- and dis-information on COVID-19 (21 July 2020):

Science, responsible research and innovation at the forefront of COVID-19 (21 July 2020):

UNESCO and the European Union join forces to ensure the flow of quality information in the Covid-19 crisis (20 July 2020):



Young artists drew a world where kindness defeats COVID-19 – We animated it (22 July 2020):

Afghan doctor helps refugees fight COVID-19, one phone call at a time (20 July 2020):   



Joint Call to Action: Reimagining the World We Need: by Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF, and John W.H. Denton, AO Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce (21 July 2020):

Innocenti Research Brief: Childcare in a global crisis: the impact of COVID-19 on work and family life (21 July 2020):



New book on how industry can ignite the engine of recovery and build a better future (20 July 2020):



COVID-19 in prisons – Member States and UNODC reiterate their commitment to the Nelson Mandela Rules (22 July 2020):–member-states-and-unodc-reiterate-their-commitment-to-the-nelson-mandela-rules.html



European Union Contributes EUR 4 Million to UNRWA COVID-19 Flash Appeal (20 July 2020):



Reflection and Resolve as Tourism Looks to the Future / by Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General, World Tourism Organization (20 July 2020):



New U.S. funding helps WFP scale-up its COVID-19 response in Iraq (20 July 2020):



DG Azevêdo: “Decisions made at the WTO will matter” for economic recovery from COVID-19 crisis (20 July 2020):