COVID-19: Aggiornamenti dal sistema ONU – 24 Marzo


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):


Preventing COVID-19 outbreak in prisons: a challenging but essential task for authorities (23 March 2020):

UN Secretary-General

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

UN News

COVID-19: UN chief calls for global ceasefire to focus on ‘the true fight of our lives’ (23 March 2020):

Water access critical to beating back COVID-19 spread in slum areas (23 March 2020):

UNICEF sounds alarm over water cuts in Syria as efforts ramp up to prevent COVID-19 spread (23 March 2020):

New global platform to keep information networks ‘safer, stronger’ throughout COVID-19 pandemic (23 March 2020):

Coronavirus update: WHO and world football launch ‘kick out coronavirus’ campaign, as millions sign up to WhatsApp helpline (23 March 2020):

COVID-19 in Gaza: UN putting supplies in place, working with Israel (23 March 2020):


IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON UN PEACEKEEPING: (scroll down for information from all missions)

Page is now also available in French


COVID-19: Impact on food and agriculture:

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):


The potential impact of COVID-19 on SDG 2 (food security) – in China and globally / By Matteo Marchisio (13 March 2020):


COVID-19 Pandemic and the Middle East and Central Asia: Region Facing Dual Shock / By Jihad Azour (23 March 2020):

Kristalina Georgieva on Human, Economic Costs of Covid-19 (23 March 2020):

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva’s Statement Following a G20 Ministerial Call on the Coronavirus Emergency (23 March 2020):


NEW WEB PORTAL – IOM Responds to Covid-19:


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):

Global Network Resiliency Platform (#REG4COVID):

Telecoms, Coronavirus and keeping the networks running: OPINION / By Tomas Lamanauskas, Partner, Envision Associates Ltd. (23 March 2020):


COVID-19 and human rights (23 March 2020):

COVID-19 will not be stopped without providing safe water to people living in vulnerability – UN experts (23 March 2020):

States should take action against COVID-19-related expressions of xenophobia, says UN expert (23 March 2020):

UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies call for human rights approach in fighting COVID-19:

(ITA) COVID-19: 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:


UN Network on Migration: COVID-19 does not discriminate; nor should our response (24 March 2020):

What Water and Sanitation Operators Can do in the Fight Against COVID-19 (22 March 2020):


Feature story: The volunteer driver in Wuhan (24 March 2020):


COVID-19: More than 95 per cent of children are out of school in Latin America and the Caribbean (23 March 2020):


Coronavirus and Water Pandemics: Doing the Math / Vladimir Smakhtin (22 March 2020):

Stopping Coronavirus – What Does the Evidence Say Are the Best Measures? Claudia Abreu Lopes and Sanae Okamoto (20 March 2020): 


The Post & COVID-19: Your safety first! (23 March 2020): 

Keeping the mail flowing: How the world’s postal operators are confronting COVID-19 (20 March 2020):


Food for thought: 7 tips on keeping a healthy diet in the face of Coronavirus (23 March 2020):

World Food Programme gears up to support children left without meals due to COVID-19 school closures (23 March 2020):


Remarks by World Bank Group President David Malpass on G20 Finance Ministers Conference Call on COVID-19 (23 March 2020):