How to guarantee access to water and sanitation in the context of COVID-19?
In Latin America and the Caribbean more than 65 million people do not have permanent access to clean water or soap for hand washing Experts and decision makers from the water sector shared their experiences and solutions
Disinformation: a silent weapon in times of pandemic
UNESCO and UNDP join forces to promote verified information against COVID 19
How Latin American cities cope with the Coronavirus outbreak: the example of Montevideo
Stories of cities proactively taking swift action to address the unprecedented challenges of the Coronavirus outbreak have made headlines around the world As the virus spawns from city to city lockdowns and emergency measures result in a growing number of local issues to address By assessing and supporting capacity systems of medical care providing widespread public information related to prevention and treatment mobilizing urban stakeholders to monitor the respect of confinement measures setting up emergency hotlines and social media channels and maintaining delivery services cities are at the forefront in the quest for quick solutions to these urgent problems The same applies to cities in Latin America including Montevideo
Manu Dibango dies of Covid-19
The Arican Saxophon legend died of Covid19 The UNESCO Director General honors the memory of legendary Cameroonian Jazz musician Manu Dibango UNESCO Artist for Peace since 2004 Audrey Azoulay paid tribute to this immense artist and humanist who shared the Organizations values and ideals in all aspects