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Secretary-General: "This is a time for science and solidarity"

Wednesday, 15 April 2020

Worldwide | Department of Global Communications (DGC) | UN News

As the world battles the deadly COVID-19 pandemic and people are searching for clear facts and answers to questions, that could help save countless lives, “a dangerous epidemic of misinformation” is also spreading, the United Nations chief warned on Tuesday.

COVID-19: Now is ‘not the time’ to reduce funding for WHO

Tuesday, 14 April 2020

New York | Department of Global Communications (DGC) | UN News

Now is a time for unity in the global battle to push the COVID-19 pandemic into reverse, not a time to cut the resources of the World Health Organization (WHO), which is spearheading and coordinating the global body’s efforts, said UN chief António Guterres, on Tuesday.

WHO is ‘absolutely critical’ to neutralizing coronavirus threat

Wednesday, 08 April 2020

Worldwide | Department of Global Communications (DGC) | UN News

The World Health Organization (WHO) must be supported across the world, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, describing the UN health agency, which has led the multilateral response since the beginning, as “absolutely critical” in overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic.