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COVID-19: Aggiornamenti dal sistema ONU – 24 Marzo

WHO

Pass the message: Five steps to kicking out coronavirus: WHO, FIFA launch joint campaign to equip football community to tackle COVID-19 (23 March 2020): https://www.who.int/news-room/detail/23-03-2020-pass-the-message-five-steps-to-kicking-out-coronavirus

WHO-Europe

Preventing COVID-19 outbreak in prisons: a challenging but essential task for authorities (23 March 2020): http://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/health-determinants/prisons-and-health/news/news/2020/3/preventing-covid-19-outbreak-in-prisons-a-challenging-but-essential-task-for-authorities

UN Secretary-General

COVID-19: L’ONU chiede di cessare le ostilità in Siria per combattere il virus:

https://unric.org/it/covid-19-lonu-chiede-di-cessare-le-ostilita-in-siria-per-combattere-il-virus/

https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/sg/note-correspondents/2020-03-24/note-correspondents-statement-of-united-nations-special-envoy-for-syria-mr-geir-o-pedersen-appeal-for-nationwide-ceasefire-and-all-out-effort-counter-covid-0

UN News

COVID-19: UN chief calls for global ceasefire to focus on ‘the true fight of our lives’ (23 March 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/03/1059972

Water access critical to beating back COVID-19 spread in slum areas (23 March 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/03/1060042

UNICEF sounds alarm over water cuts in Syria as efforts ramp up to prevent COVID-19 spread (23 March 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/03/1060072

New global platform to keep information networks ‘safer, stronger’ throughout COVID-19 pandemic (23 March 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/03/1060052

Coronavirus update: WHO and world football launch ‘kick out coronavirus’ campaign, as millions sign up to WhatsApp helpline (23 March 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/03/1060032

COVID-19 in Gaza: UN putting supplies in place, working with Israel (23 March 2020): https://news.un.org/en/audio/2020/03/1060002

UN PEACEKEEPING

IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON UN PEACEKEEPING: https://peacekeeping.un.org/en/impact-of-covid-19-un-peacekeeping (scroll down for information from all missions)

Page is now also available in Frenchhttps://peacekeeping.un.org/fr/impact-of-covid-19-un-peacekeeping

FAO

COVID-19: Impact on food and agriculture: http://www.fao.org/2019-ncov/q-and-a/en/

FAO hand in hand with Italy in the fight against COVID-19: UN agency lights up its Rome headquarters in Italian green, white and red (23 March 2020): http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/1267767/icode/

IFAD

The potential impact of COVID-19 on SDG 2 (food security) – in China and globally / By Matteo Marchisio (13 March 2020): https://www.ifad.org/en/web/latest/blog/asset/41828816

IMF

COVID-19 Pandemic and the Middle East and Central Asia: Region Facing Dual Shock / By Jihad Azour (23 March 2020): https://blogs.imf.org/2020/03/23/covid-19-pandemic-and-the-middle-east-and-central-asia-region-facing-dual-shock/

Kristalina Georgieva on Human, Economic Costs of Covid-19 (23 March 2020): https://www.imf.org/en/News/Podcasts/All-Podcasts/2020/03/23/md-covid-19-g20-statement

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva’s Statement Following a G20 Ministerial Call on the Coronavirus Emergency (23 March 2020): https://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2020/03/23/pr2098-imf-managing-director-statement-following-a-g20-ministerial-call-on-the-coronavirus-emergency

IOM

NEW WEB PORTAL – IOM Responds to Covid-19: https://www.iom.int/iom-responds-covid-19

ITU

ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao’s statement on the launch of a global platform to help protect telecommunication networks during the COVID-19 crisis (23 March 2020): https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/STMNT01-2020-global-platform-telecommunication-COVID-19.aspx

Global Network Resiliency Platform (#REG4COVID): https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/Regulatory-Market/Pages/REG4COVID.aspx

Telecoms, Coronavirus and keeping the networks running: OPINION / By Tomas Lamanauskas, Partner, Envision Associates Ltd. (23 March 2020): https://news.itu.int/telecoms-coronavirus-and-keeping-the-networks-running-time-for-leadership/

OHCHR

COVID-19 and human rights (23 March 2020): https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/COVID19andHR.aspx

COVID-19 will not be stopped without providing safe water to people living in vulnerability – UN experts (23 March 2020): https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=25738&LangID=E

States should take action against COVID-19-related expressions of xenophobia, says UN expert (23 March 2020): https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=25739&LangID=E

UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies call for human rights approach in fighting COVID-19: https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=25742&LangID=E

(ITA) COVID-19: UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies chiedono un approccio basato sui diritti umani:  https://unric.org/it/covid-19-gli-un-human-rights-treaty-bodies-chiedono-un-approccio-basato-sui-diritti-umani/

Bachelet calls for easing of sanctions to enable medical systems to fight COVID-19 and limit global contagion: https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=25744&LangID=E

UN-Habitat

UN Network on Migration: COVID-19 does not discriminate; nor should our response (24 March 2020): https://unhabitat.org/story-un-network-on-migration-covid-19

What Water and Sanitation Operators Can do in the Fight Against COVID-19 (22 March 2020): https://unhabitat.org/what-water-and-sanitation-operators-can-do-in-the-fight-against-covid-19

UNAIDS

Feature story: The volunteer driver in Wuhan (24 March 2020): https://www.unaids.org/en/resources/presscentre/featurestories/2020/march/20200324_wuhan

UNICEF

COVID-19: More than 95 per cent of children are out of school in Latin America and the Caribbean (23 March 2020): https://www.unicef.org/press-releases/covid-19-more-95-cent-children-are-out-school-latin-america-and-caribbean

UNU

Coronavirus and Water Pandemics: Doing the Math / Vladimir Smakhtin (22 March 2020): https://ourworld.unu.edu/en/coronavirus-and-water-pandemics-doing-the-math

Stopping Coronavirus – What Does the Evidence Say Are the Best Measures? Claudia Abreu Lopes and Sanae Okamoto (20 March 2020): https://ourworld.unu.edu/en/stopping-coronavirus-what-does-the-evidence-say-are-the-best-measures 

UPU

The Post & COVID-19: Your safety first! (23 March 2020): http://news.upu.int/no_cache/nd/the-post-covid-19-your-safety-first/ 

Keeping the mail flowing: How the world’s postal operators are confronting COVID-19 (20 March 2020): http://news.upu.int/no_cache/nd/keeping-the-mail-flowing-how-the-worlds-postal-operators-are-confronting-covid-19/

WFP

Food for thought: 7 tips on keeping a healthy diet in the face of Coronavirus (23 March 2020): https://insight.wfp.org/food-for-thought-7-tips-on-keeping-a-healthy-diet-in-the-face-of-coronavirus-7fab7f06177

World Food Programme gears up to support children left without meals due to COVID-19 school closures (23 March 2020): https://www.wfp.org/news/world-food-programme-gears-support-children-left-without-meals-due-covid-19-school-closures

WORLD BANK

Remarks by World Bank Group President David Malpass on G20 Finance Ministers Conference Call on COVID-19 (23 March 2020): https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/speech/2020/03/23/remarks-by-world-bank-group-president-david-malpass-on-g20-finance-ministers-conference-call-on-covid-19

 

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