COVID-19: Aggiornamenti dal sistema ONU – 6 Maggio


Two decades tackling global health emergencies together: WHO partner GOARN turns 20 (5 May 2020): 

UN News

COVID-19 makes universal digital access and cooperation essential: UN tech agency (5 May 2020):

COVID-19: UN teams step up efforts to protect rights in prisons, as revolts intensify worldwide (5 May 2020):

Soap for refugee shelters; a matter of life and death as pandemic continues (5 May 2020):

Food insecurity in West Africa could leave 43 million at risk as coronavirus hits (5 May 2020):

UN rights expert urges States to step-up anti-slavery efforts to protect most vulnerable during COVID-19 (5 May 2020):

UN celebrates midwives during COVID-19 crisis because ‘childbirth doesn’t stop for pandemics’ (5 May 2020): 


SDG Goals of the Month – May 2020: COVID-19 and Inequalities:


“We have a unique opportunity to design and implement more inclusive and accessible societies” / by António Guterres (6 May 2020):

Policy Brief: A Disability-Inclusive Response to COVID-19:

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Statement by H.E. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the General Assembly – HIGH-LEVEL CONTACT GROUP MEETING OF THE HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT OF THE NON-ALIGNED MOVEMENT (4 May 2020):

UN Global Compact

#UnitingBusiness to respond to COVID-19 – Join a live webinar with leaders from China, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & the Caribbean or Europe, as they share their experiences responding to COVID-19 on Tuesday, 12 May:

Disruption of Ocean Supply Chains Due to COVID-19 to Cause Significant Global Shortages (5 May 2020):


EU and FAO agree to accelerate joint efforts to ensure a path leading from the COVID-19 recovery towards the SDGs (5 May 2020):


Chef Bela Gil’s pesto-millet balls: A lockdown-friendly recipe (5 May 2020):


Crew changeovers needed urgently to support safe flow of commerce by sea (5 May 2020):


IOM Issues Communication Guidance to Stem Rising Anti-Migrant Sentiment in Wake of Covid-19 (5 May 2020):

Large Scale COVID-19 Infections Feared in Afghanistan as IOM Scales Up Response (5 May 2020):

Gambian Returnees Produce Protective Equipment for COVID-19 Frontline Border Officials (5 May 2020):

IOM, USAID Deliver 15,000 COVID-19 Tests to Honduras (5 May 2020):

IOM Supports Response to Human Trafficking and Gender-Based Violence in Trinidad and Tobago (5 May 2020):

IOM Appeals for Funding to Continue Lifesaving Assistance to Stranded Migrants Amid COVID-19 Crisis (5 May 2020):


COVID-19: How do we contain the spread of disinformation on digital platforms? By Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Director of ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau; and Fabrizio Hochschild, UN Under Secretary-General and Special Adviser (5 May 2020):


Lebanon Humanitarian Fund: Showing adaptability during the COVID-19 pandemic (5 May 2020):

Yemen: UN and partners respond to COVID-19 (5 May 2020):


“Seven Actions”: A guide to protect African women’s rights during COVID-19 (5 May 2020):

COVID-19: Urgent need for child protection services to mitigate the risk of child sexual abuse and exploitation worldwide (6 May 2020):

Press briefing note on Americas / Prison conditions (5 May 2020):

UN expert urges adoption of draft declaration on international solidarity:


Central America prepares a Plan for Social Reconstruction in response to the COVID-19 crisis focusing on informal settlements and sustainable urban development (5 May 2020):


National trade facilitation committees lead reforms, respond to COVID-19 (5 May 2020):


Cutting through the COVID-19 ‘Infodemic’ (6 May 2020):


COVID-19: A reminder of the power of hope and solidarity (5 May 2020):–a-reminder-of-the-power-of-hope-and-solidarity.html


IDEP to host webinar on efficient macroeconomic planning in light of COVID-19 (6 May 2020):

COVID-19 aggravates plight of women in Africa (5 May 2020):


UN/CEFACT standards key to automate information flows along digital trade and transport ‎corridors in Eastern Europe and beyond (4 May 2020):


IRENA and ESCAP Step Up Joint Efforts to Support Asia-Pacific’s Crisis Response (6 May 2020):


Protecting seasonal workers in Turkey’s tent settlements from COVID-19 (5 May 2020):


COVID-19: UNODC warns of increased risks to human trafficking victims (5 May 2020):


COVID-19: Stay up-to-date with the latest on UNOPS support to response efforts:    


WIPO Launches Tool to Track IP Policy Information in Member States during COVID-19 Pandemic (5 May 2020):