PRESS RELEASE: United Nations in South Africa launches US$136 million emergency appeal in response to the Covid-19 pandemic
PRESS RELEASE: United Nations in South Africa launches US$136 million emergency appeal in response to the Covid-19 pandemic
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Forging ahead in spite of COVID-19: UNIDO biogas project in South Africa
Forging ahead in spite of COVID-19: UNIDO biogas project in South Africa
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ PRESS RELEASE: United Nations in South Africa hands over sanitizers and soap in response to the Covid-19 pandemic
PRESS RELEASE: United Nations in South Africa hands over sanitizers and soap in response to the Covid-19 pandemic

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Statement by the Secretary-General on the World Health Organization

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Secretary-General’s message on COVID-19 and Misinformation

As the world fights the deadly COVID-19 pandemic – the most challenging crisis we have faced since the Second World War – we are also seeing another epidemic, a dangerous epidemic of misinformation.

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PRESS RELEASE: United Nations in South Africa calls for a united front against a “common enemy” – COVID-19 pandemic

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Statement: UNICEF Executive Director, Henrietta Fore: COVID-19 pandemic could devastate refugee, migrant and internally displaced populations without urgent international action.

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PRESS RELEASE:  On the first batch of equipment being shipped to more than 40 countries to enable them to use a nuclear-derived technique to rapidly detect the coronavirus IAEA to Ship Vital Testing Equipment to Countries in the Fight against COVID-19

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The Joint Statement by QU Dongyu, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Roberto Azevedo, Directors-General of FAO, WHO and WTO “Mitigating impacts of COVID-19 on food trade and markets” has been published: http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/1268719/icode/

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PRESS RELEASE: UNICEF scales up support in 145 countries to keep children learning. — UNICEF in South Africa with the Department of Education is exploring the possibility of mass e-learning, online & app-based access to educational content

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PRESS RELEASE: Forty years into the HIV epidemic, AIDS remains the leading cause of death of women of reproductive age—UNAIDS calls for bold action