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COVID-19: Aggiornamenti dal sistema ONU – 8 Aprile

WHO

COVID-19 cases in Africa top 10 000 (7 April 2020): https://reliefweb.int/report/world/covid-19-cases-africa-top-10-000

Advice on the use of masks in the community, during home care and in healthcare settings in the context of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – Interim guidance (6 April 2020): https://www.who.int/publications-detail/advice-on-the-use-of-masks-in-the-community-during-home-care-and-in-healthcare-settings-in-the-context-of-the-novel-coronavirus-(2019-ncov)-outbreak

WHO/Europe

Silvia Mambelli: how the COVID crisis is uniting the Italian health workforce: http://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/Health-systems/nursing-and-midwifery/news/news/2020/4/silvia-mambelli-how-the-covid-crisis-is-uniting-the-italian-health-workforce

UN News

UN General Assembly: The world’s ‘town hall’ remains open during COVID-19 crisis (7 April 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/04/1061302

Vulnerable Indians need urgent help to cope with COVID-19 pandemic: a UN Resident Coordinator blog (7 April 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/04/1061292

Mali: UN mission fulfills mandate, aids battle against coronavirus (7 April 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/04/1061312

Children vulnerable to abuse and violence during coronavirus lockdowns, UN experts warn (7 April 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/04/1061282

Course of coronavirus pandemic across Libya, depends on silencing the guns (7 April 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/04/1061272

‘Say no to hate speech and xenophobia’, urges Guterres, marking 26 years since genocide in Rwanda (7 April 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/04/1061242

COVID-19 highlights nurses’ vulnerability as backbone to health services worldwide (7 April 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/04/1061232

First Person: ‘Fate’ of Italian nurse, and countless other health workers, depends on protective clothing (7 April 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/04/1061222

DGC

UN mobilizes global cooperation in science-based COVID-19 responses (7 April 2020): https://www.un.org/en/un-coronavirus-communications-team/un-mobilizes-global-cooperation-science-based-covid-19-responses

FAO

COVID-19: Our hungriest, most vulnerable communities face “a crisis within a crisis” (7 April 2020): http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/1269721/icode/

Coping with lockdown: Tips from space – Paolo Nespoli (6 April 2020): http://www.fao.org/director-general/news/news-article/en/c/1269942/

IAEA

World Health Day 2020: Thanks to Nurses for Supporting IAEA’s Mission (7 April 2020): https://www.iaea.org/newscenter/news/world-health-day-2020-thanks-to-nurses-for-supporting-iaeas-mission

ILO

ILO: COVID-19 causes devastating losses in working hours and employment (7 April 2020): https://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/news/WCMS_740893/lang–en/index.htm

ILO Monitor 2nd edition: COVID-19 and the world of work: https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/—dgreports/—dcomm/documents/briefingnote/wcms_740877.pdf

IOM

IOM Releases Guidance for Employers and Businesses on Protection of Migrant Workers During the COVID-19 Crisis (7 April 2020): https://www.iom.int/news/iom-releases-guidance-employers-and-businesses-protection-migrant-workers-during-covid-19

Guidance document: https://iris.iom.int/covid-19-crisis-response

ITU

ITU Snapshot Podcast: ICTs and COVID-19: https://soundcloud.com/ituproduction/itu-snapshot-podcast-icts-and-covid-19

OCHA

A young doctor’s fight to stem the spread of COVID-19 in Afghanistan (7 April 2020): https://www.unocha.org/story/young-doctor%E2%80%99s-fight-stem-spread-covid-19-afghanistan

OHCHR

UN experts call for urgent action to mitigate heightened risks of violence against children (7 April 2020): https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=25778&LangID=E

International Roma Day – 8 April 2020UN expert urges political action to promote equality and non-discrimination during the COVID-19 crisis: https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=25782&LangID=E

Central African Republic: UN expert calls for restraint and responsibility to protect population (7 April 2020): https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=25779&LangID=E

UN WOMEN

COVID-19: Emerging gender data and why it matters (7 April 2020): https://data.unwomen.org/resources/covid-19-emerging-gender-data-and-why-it-matters

Infographic: The Shadow Pandemic – Violence Against Women and Girls and COVID-19 (6 April 2020): https://www.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/multimedia/2020/4/infographic-covid19-violence-against-women-and-girls

Video: Women on the frontlines of COVID-19 (7 April 2020): https://youtu.be/smLAFzc0rEY

UNAIDS

Living with HIV under lockdown (7 April 2020): https://www.unaids.org/en/resources/presscentre/featurestories/2020/april/20200407_pumza-mooi

UNCTAD

Defending competition in the markets during COVID-19 (8 April 2020): https://unctad.org/en/pages/newsdetails.aspx?OriginalVersionID=2325

Consumers vs COVID-19 (7 April 2020): https://unctad.org/en/pages/newsdetails.aspx?OriginalVersionID=2324

UNECE

Let’s make post- COVID-19 mobility more sustainable: UNECE issues guidance on reducing car use in cities (7 April 2020): http://www.unece.org/info/media/presscurrent-press-h/transport/2020/lets-make-post-covid-19-mobility-more-sustainable-unece-issues-guidance-on-reducing-car-use-in-cities/doc.html

UNEP

Food for thought: Instagram cooking show targets food waste during Italy lockdown (7 April 2020): https://www.unep.org/news-and-stories/story/food-thought-instagram-cooking-show-targets-food-waste-during-italy-lockdown

UNESCO

UNESCO experts urge collective responsibility to protect vulnerable persons in global battle against COVID-19 (7 April 2020): https://en.unesco.org/news/unesco-experts-urge-collective-responsibility-protect-vulnerable-persons-global-battle-against 

UNFPA

COVID-19 threatens already vulnerable maternal and reproductive health systems (6 April 2020): https://somalia.unfpa.org/en/news/covid-19-threatens-already-vulnerable-maternal-and-reproductive-health-systems

UNGA

A/RES/74/270: https://undocs.org/en/A/RES/74/270

UNHCR

UNHCR stepping up coronavirus prevention measures for displaced across East, Horn and Great Lakes region of Africa (7 April 2020): https://www.unhcr.org/news/briefing/2020/4/5e8c28c44/unhcr-stepping-coronavirus-prevention-measures-displaced-across-east-horn.html

refworld Special Feature on COVID-19: https://www.refworld.org/covid19.html

UNICEF

Launch of Global Multi-Religious Faith-in-Action Covid-19 Initiative – Faith and Positive Change for Children, Families and Communities (7 April 2020): https://www.unicef.org/press-releases/launch-global-multi-religious-faith-action-covid-19-initiative

Debt relief for the poorest countries critical in fight against COVID-19: Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore (7 April 2020): https://www.unicef.org/press-releases/debt-relief-poorest-countries-critical-fight-against-covid-19

UNRWA

In the fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) UNRWA staff are on the frontlines (7 April 2020): https://www.unrwa.org/newsroom/official-statements/fight-against-coronavirus-covid-19-unrwa-staff-are-frontlines

Existential fears, Hope and Solidarity: Coping Under 30 days of Quarantine in Aida Camp (7 April 2020): https://www.unrwa.org/newsroom/features/existential-fears-hope-and-solidarity-coping-under-30-days-quarantine-aida-camp

Video: Coronavirus Health Instructions for Children Animated (7 April 2020): https://www.unrwa.org/newsroom/videos/coronavirus-health-instructions-children-animated

UNU

Avoiding “Mixed Messages” (in times of COVID-19): Towards a Consistent EU Position on World Order (UNU-CRIS working paper):  http://cris.unu.edu/EU.on.world.order   

UNWTO

Message from Madrid: World Health to Ensure Opportunities for All (7 April 2020): https://unwto.org/news/world-health-to-ensure-opportunities-for-all

Healing Solutions for Tourism Challenge (7 April 2020): https://unwto.org/healing-solutions-tourism-challenge

WFP

UN response depot pivotal in dealing with COVID-19 in Latin America and Caribbean (7 April 2020): https://www.wfp.org/news/un-response-depot-pivotal-dealing-covid-19-latin-america-and-caribbean

WIPO

Public Broadcast by WIPO Director General: WIPO Director General Francis Gurry talks about the results of WIPO in 2019; program highlights and challenges for 2020; and management of the COVID-19 crisis and its impact on WIPO services and programs: https://www.wipo.int/portal/en/index.html

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