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COVID-19: Aggiornamenti dal sistema ONU – 31 Marzo

WHO

WHO releases guidelines to help countries maintain essential health services during the COVID-19 pandemic (30 March 2020): https://www.who.int/news-room/detail/30-03-2020-who-releases-guidelines-to-help-countries-maintain-essential-health-services-during-the-covid-19-pandemic

COVID-19 – Linee guida del WHO per aiutare gli Stati a mantenere servizi sanitari essenziali durante la pandemia: https://staging.unric.org/it/covid-19-linee-guida-del-who-per-aiutare-gli-stati-a-mantenere-servizi-sanitari-essenziali-durante-la-pandemia/

UN

How is the United Nations responding to the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) / COVID-19 outbreak?: http://ask.un.org/faq/281723

The United Nations supports frontline COVID-19 response: https://www.un.org/en/un-coronavirus-communications-team/united-nations-supports-frontline-covid-19-response

UN News

‘Immediate nationwide ceasefire’ needed for all-out effort to counter COVID-19 in Syria (30 March 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/03/1060672

Coronavirus necessitates global increase in protective equipment, medical supplies: UN health chief (30 March 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/03/1060662

Release inmates in Yemen to avert nationwide coronavirus outbreak, experts urge (30 March 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/03/1060642

UN helps Pacific prepare for COVID-19 pandemic, warns that children are ‘hidden victims’ (30 March 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/03/1060622

$2.5 trillion COVID-19 rescue package needed for world’s emerging economies (30 March 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/03/1060612

COVID-19 stoking xenophobia, hate and exclusion, minority rights expert warns (30 March 2020): https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/03/1060602

DGC

Defending Africa from COVID-19; UN and Governments brace for virus spread (30 March 2020): https://www.un.org/en/un-coronavirus-communications-team/defending-africa-covid-19-un-and-governments-brace-virus-spread

FAO

World Economic Forum: FAO Director-General speaks against food trade restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic (30 March 2020): http://www.fao.org/director-general/news/news-article/en/c/1268825/

IFAD

NEW WEB PORTAL — COVID-19 pandemic: https://www.ifad.org/en/covid19

Serving the rural poor in the time of physical distancing: Staying safe, well – and connected (27 March 2020): https://www.ifad.org/en/web/latest/blog/asset/41839252

ILO

New guidelines to help employers support families during COVID-19 (30 March 2020): https://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/news/WCMS_740217/lang–en/index.htm

E-Discussion: Continuing online learning and skills development in times of the COVID-19 crisis (30 March 2020): https://www.skillsforemployment.org/KSP/en/Discussions/EDMSP1_256625

IMF

Europe’s COVID-19 Crisis and the Fund’s Response (30 March 2020): https://blogs.imf.org/2020/03/30/europes-covid-19-crisis-and-the-funds-response/

IOM

Mobility Restrictions COVID-19: https://migration.iom.int/

OCHA

UN humanitarian chief: All of humanity must fight back against COVID-19 (30 March 2020): https://www.unocha.org/story/un-humanitarian-chief-all-humanity-must-fight-back-against-covid-19

OHCHR

Human rights experts call for immediate release of political prisoners and detainees in yemen given risk of spread of covid-19 (30 March 2020): https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=25759&LangID=E

COVID-19 fears should not be exploited to attack and exclude minorities – UN expert (30 March 2020): https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=25757&LangID=E

COVID-19: Measures needed to protect people deprived of liberty, UN torture prevention body says (30 March 2020): https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=25756&LangID=E

Advice of the Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture to States Parties and National Preventive Mechanisms relating to the Coronavirus Pandemic (adopted on 25th March 2020) (advance unedited version): https://www.ohchr.org/Documents/HRBodies/OPCAT/AdviceStatePartiesCoronavirusPandemic2020.pdf

UN WOMEN

Take five: “We need to have a common vision and ideology to advocate for the rights of all women and girls with one voice” (30 March 2020): https://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2020/3/take-five-with-getrude-mligo

Greater support needed for working families as COVID-19 takes hold (30 March 2020): https://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2020/3/press-release-support-for-working-families-as-covid-19-takes-hold

UNAIDS

Feature story, COVID-19 and HIV: “You’re welcome!” (30 March 2020): https://www.unaids.org/en/resources/presscentre/featurestories/2020/march/20200330_china

UNCDF

UNCDF Response to COVID-19: https://www.uncdf.org/article/5452/covid-19

UNCTAD

UN calls for $2.5 trillion coronavirus crisis package for developing countries (30 March 2020): https://unctad.org/en/pages/newsdetails.aspx?OriginalVersionID=2315

COVID-19 – UNCTAD – L’ONU chiede 2,5 trilioni di dollari per i Paesi in via di sviluppo: https://staging.unric.org/it/covid-19-unctad-lonu-chiede-25-trilioni-di-dollari-per-i-paesi-in-via-di-sviluppo/

Trade and Development Report Update: The Covid-19 Shock to Developing Countries:Towards a “whatever it takes” programme for the two-thirds of the world’s population being left behind: https://unctad.org/en/PublicationsLibrary/gds_tdr2019_covid2_en.pdf

UNDP

COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality (30 March 2020): https://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/news-centre/news/2020/COVID19_Crisis_in_developing_countries_threatens_devastate_economies.html

UNECA

ECA contributes awareness materials to aid Ethiopia’s fight against COVID-19 (30 March 2020): https://www.uneca.org/stories/eca-contributes-awareness-materials-aid-ethiopia%E2%80%99s-fight-against-covid-19

UNESCO

UNESCO mobilizes 122 countries to promote open science and reinforced cooperation in the face of COVID-19 (30 March 2020): https://en.unesco.org/news/unesco-mobilizes-122-countries-promote-open-science-and-reinforced-cooperation-face-covid-19

In Chengdu, free meals for doctors & nurses (30 March 2020): https://en.unesco.org/news/chengdu-free-meals-doctors-nurses

#Cinemadacasa, Culture against Covid-19 (30 March 2020): https://en.unesco.org/news/cinemadacasa-culture-against-covid-19

How is the coronavirus affecting learners with disabilities? (30 March 2020): https://gemreportunesco.wordpress.com/2020/03/30/how-is-the-coronavirus-affecting-learners-with-disabilities/

UNESCO Creative City of Rome unites citizens during COVID-19 crisis through film (30 March 2020): https://en.unesco.org/news/unesco-creative-city-rome-unites-citizens-during-covid-19-crisis-through-film

Motivating children during remote learning: Tips for Teachers and Parents (30 March 2020): https://en.unesco.org/news/motivating-children-during-remote-learning-tips-teachers-and-parents

The Caribbean determined against COVID-19 (29 March 2020): https://en.unesco.org/news/caribbean-determined-against-covid-19

UNESCO stresses importance of safety of journalists amid COVID-19 pandemic (27 March 2020): https://en.unesco.org/news/unesco-stresses-importance-safety-journalists-amid-covid-19-pandemic

Webinar Series on “Bioethics and Covid-19 Response in the Arab region” – 2 April: https://en.unesco.org/news/webinar-series-bioethics-and-covid-19-response-arab-region

UNHCR

UNHCR: Staying and delivering for refugees amid COVID-19 crisis (31 March 2020): https://www.unhcr.org/news/press/2020/3/5e8202a64/unhcr-staying-delivering-refugees-amid-covid-19-crisis.html

UNICEF

Greater support needed for working families as COVID-19 takes hold – UNICEF and ILO (30 March 2020): https://www.unicef.org/press-releases/greater-support-needed-working-families-covid-19-takes-hold-unicef-and-ilo

UPU

When a global pandemic has your address, but your government doesn’t know where you are (30 March 2020): http://news.upu.int/no_cache/nd/when-a-global-pandemic-has-your-address-but-your-government-doesnt-know-where-you-are/

WFP

World Food Programme Travel Restrictions Site: http://unwfp.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/db5b5df309ac4f10bfd36145a6f8880e 

WORLD BANK

East Asia and Pacific: Countries Must Act Now to Mitigate Economic Shock of COVID-19 (30 March 2020): https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2020/03/30/east-asia-and-pacific-countries-must-act-now-to-mitigate-economic-shock-of-covid-19

United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law

“International Law and Infectious Disease Control”, lecture by Professor Gian Luca Burci, Former Legal Counsel of the WHO: https://legal.un.org/avl/ls/Burci_HS.html

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