WHO

WHO Health Alert brings COVID-19 facts to billions via WhatsApp (20 March 2020): https://www.who.int/news-room/feature-stories/detail/who-health-alert-brings-covid-19-facts-to-billions-via-whatsapp

Rapid response teams are racing against the spread of COVID in Africa (19 March 2020): https://reliefweb.int/report/world/rapid-response-teams-are-racing-against-spread-covid-africa

 WHO-Europe

World Water Day 2020 highlights the essential role of handwashing (20 March 2020): http://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/environment-and-health/water-and-sanitation/news/news/2020/3/world-water-day-2020-highlights-the-essential-role-of-handwashing

 UN

Posters: https://www.un.org/en/coronavirus/social-media-posters

UN News

Another ‘tragic milestone’: Reported cases of COVID-19 pass 200,000, says UN health chief (20 March 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/03/1059912

UN aid teams work round the clock amid COVID-19 pandemic to ensure humanitarian support to millions (20 March 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/03/1059862

ICAO

ICAO, IMO, and UNWTO call for urgent actions to help the aviation and tourism sector withstand COVID-19 impacts (20 March 2020): https://www.icao.int/Newsroom/Pages/ICAO-IMO-and–UNWTO-call-for-urgent-actions-to-help-the-aviation-and-tourism-sector-withstand-COVID19-impacts-.asp

ILO

Precarious workers pushed to the edge by COVID-19 (20 March 2020): https://iloblog.org/2020/03/20/precarious-workers-pushed-to-the-edge-by-covid-19/

 IMF

Blunting the Impact and Hard Choices: Early Lessons from China (20 March 2020): https://blogs.imf.org/2020/03/20/blunting-the-impact-and-hard-choices-early-lessons-from-china/

IMO

Tackling COVID-19 – a voyage together (19 March 2020): http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/08-IMO-SG-message.aspx

IOM

COVID-19 Does Not Discriminate; Nor Should Our Response (20 March 2020): https://www.iom.int/news/covid-19-does-not-discriminate-nor-should-our-response 

OCHA

OCHA and COVID-19 (20 March 2020): https://www.unocha.org/story/ocha-and-covid-19

Humanitarian workers reiterate need for support to the most vulnerable during COVID-19 pandemic (20 March 2020): https://www.unocha.org/story/humanitarian-workers-reiterate-need-support-most-vulnerable-during-covid-19-pandemic

OHCHR

“An immediate human rights response to counter the COVID-19 and the global recession ahead is an urgent priority,” says UN expert (20 March 2020): https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=25733&LangID=E

COVID-19 does not discriminate; nor should our response (20 March 2020): https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=25730&LangID=E

States should take action against COVID-19-related expressions of xenophobia, says UN expert: https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=25739&LangID=E

UN WOMEN

Checklist for COVID-19 response by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Åsa Regnér (20 March 2020): https://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2020/3/news-checklist-for-covid-19-response-by-ded-regner

COVID-19: Women front and centre (20 March 2020): https://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2020/3/statement-ed-phumzile-covid-19-women-front-and-centre   

UNAIDS

UNAIDS calls for a human rights approach to the COVID-19 outbreak that puts communities at the centre (20 March 2020): https://www.unaids.org/en/resources/presscentre/pressreleaseandstatementarchive/2020/march/20200320_human-rights-approach-covid-19

Chains of solidarity and kindness during the COVID-19 outbreak (20 March 2020): https://www.unaids.org/en/resources/presscentre/featurestories/2020/march/20200320_chains-of-solidarity

UNCTAD

Coronavirus (COVID-19): News, Analysis and Resources:https://unctad.org/en/Pages/coronavirus.aspx

Urgent need for swift economic response to coronavirus (20 March 2020): https://unctad.org/en/pages/newsdetails.aspx?OriginalVersionID=2308

UNECA

African Finance Ministers call for coordinated COVID-19 response to mitigate adverse impact on economies and society (23 March 2020): https://www.uneca.org/stories/african-finance-ministers-call-coordinated-covid-19-response-mitigate-adverse-impact

UNESCO

UNESCO’s Response to COVID-19:https://en.unesco.org/covid19-response

COVID-19: UNESCO convenes Education Webinar on equity in schooling (21 March 2020): https://en.unesco.org/news/covid-19-unesco-convenes-education-webinar-equity-schooling

Come Together, now! https://en.unesco.org/voices/covid19_unprecedent_education_emergency

Amidst global school closures UNESCO’s Futures of Education initiative receives strong support (20 March 2020): https://en.unesco.org/news/amidst-global-school-closures-unescos-futures-education-initiative-receives-strong-support

UNESCWA

At least 1.7 million jobs will be lost in the Arab region due to the coronavirus pandemic (18 March 2020): https://www.unescwa.org/news/least-17-million-jobs-will-be-lost-arab-region-due-coronavirus-pandemic

UNICEF

COVID-19: Children at heightened risk of abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence amidst intensifying containment measures (20 March 2020): https://www.unicef.org/press-releases/covid-19-children-heightened-risk-abuse-neglect-exploitation-and-violence-amidst

WFP

World Food Programme gears up to support children left without meals due to COVID-19 school closures (20 March 2020): https://www.wfp.org/news/world-food-programme-gears-support-children-left-without-meals-due-covid-19-school-closures

WORLD BANK

We can’t travel, but we can take measures to preserve jobs in the tourism industry (20 March 2020): https://blogs.worldbank.org/voices/we-cannot-travel-we-can-take-measures-preserve-jobs-tourism-industry-covid-19-coronavirus

World Bank President “A focus on COVID-19” (21 March 2020): https://blogs.worldbank.org/voices/march-21-2020-end-week-update-focus-covid-19