UN messages related to Covid-19

You will find below information shared by the UN Headquarters in New York for all the Goodwill Ambassadors of UN entities:

  • 16 June 2020

International Day of Family Remittances 

Read the Policy Brief report here

  • 14 June 2020

Op-Ed from Senior African Leaders at the United Nations

Read the Op-Ed here

  • 10 June 2020

Putting a spotlight on women playing a critical role during the crisis

Read the UNOCHA Medium Article here

  • 9 June 2020

Secretary-General António Guterres has launched a new policy brief addressing the impact of COVID-19 on food and nutrition.

View the video message here

  • 5 June 2020

Biodiversity is this year’s theme for World Environment Day. As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, it has never been more critical to take action. Join us in a global call #ForNature! 🌍

Find out more here

  • 4 June 2020

In regards to the ongoing demonstrations against systemic racism occurring in the U.S. and around the world. Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres has made it clear that, “racism is an abhorrence that we must all reject” unequivocally. 

  • 3 June 2020

The global COVID-19 crisis is an opportunity to reimagine global mobility 🌍 We must focus on inclusion, human dignity, universal access to treatment & remove unwarranted barriers to refugees and migrants seeking protection.

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  • 29 May 2020 

The 29 May is the International Day of UN Peacekeepers, a day to pay tribute to UN uniformed and civilian personnel. This year’s theme is “Women in Peacekeeping: A Key to Peace.”

Find out more here

  • 28 May 2020

🚨Tobacco products kill 8 million people each year. On the lead up to World No Tobacco Day on 31 May, the WHO is calling on governments, civil society, and YOU to stand up to the harmful practices of the tobacco industry.

Find out more here

  • 21 May 2020

The United Nations launches ‘Verified’, an initiative to combat the growing scourge of Covid-19 misinformation by increasing the volume and reach of trusted, accurate information.

Find out more about Verified here

  • 19 May 2020 

On 18 and 19 May, the World Health Organization hosted the 73rd annual World Health Assembly (WHA). Covid-19 poses the greatest threat of our generation, here is how the World Health Organization is supporting countries with science, solidarity & solutions. Now more than ever, the world needs WHO

View the WHA opening video here

View the WHO results report video here

In order to achieve the SDG health targets, we must monitor progress on all fronts to reduce inequalities, address climate change & strengthen health systems, so that no one is left behind.

Read the WHO World Health Statistics 2020 Report here

The WHO launched a mobile app designed to provide health workers with mobile access to a wealth of Covid-19 knowledge resources. 

Stay informed and download the app here

  • 13 May 2020

The UN Secretary-General calls on governments, civil society and health authorities to make Mental Health Services an essential part of all Covid-19 response.

Read the Policy Brief report here

View the video message here

  • 8 May 2020

On Friday 8 May, the UN Secretary-General made a global appeal to address and counter Covid-19 related hate speech.

View the video message here

  • 6 May 2020

The UN Secretary-General António Guterres urges governments to place people with disabilities at the center of #COVID19 response & recovery efforts.

View the video message here 

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