1. What type of approach has the UN system taken in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic?
2. What effects will be caused by the US’s intended withdrawal from the WHO?
UN: Various documents and video clips are put together in the UN Homepage, available at https://www.un.org/en/coronavirus.
World Bank (June 2020) The Global Economic Outlook During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Changed World available at https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2020/06/08/the-global-economic-outlook-during-the-covid-19-pandemic-a-changed-world
World Bank (Press Release) (June 2020) COVID-19 to Plunge Global Economy into Worst Recession since World War II. Available athttps://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2020/06/08/covid-19-to-plunge-global-economy-into-worst-recession-since-world-war-ii
ILO (Press Release) (29 April 2020) ILO: As job losses escalate, nearly half of global workforce at risk of losing livelihoods. Available at https://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/news/WCMS_743036/lang–en/index.htm
ILO (2020) COVID-19 and the world of work: Country policy responses: Japan. Available at https://www.ilo.org/global/topics/coronavirus/country-responses/lang–en/index.htm#JP
WTO (June 2020) COVID-19 INITIATIVE: PROTECTING GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY THROUGH OPEN TRADE Available atfile:///C:/Users/User/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/INetCache/IE/EHG6O2IL/218.pdf
WHO: Numerous documents and updated data related to specifically COVID-19 are available at https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019?gclid=CjwKCAjwltH3BRB6EiwAhj0IUCw42Xnd7E1qiR5GPM4VNTg1J1515TVdjMELSgr0QdP2RQ5IInBCTBoCQz4QAvD_BwE.
UNWTO: Covid-19: Putting people first, Available at https://www.unwto.org/tourism-covid-19
UNESCO: Recovery from Educational Disruption by Pandemics Available at https://en.unesco.org/covid19/educationresponse
Council of Foreign Relations: Many documents and video clips related to coronavirus from the US and non-US (global) perspective: Available at https://www.cfr.org/coronavirus