Droughts: a silent danger in the midst of the pandemic
Integrating disaster risk management and the action against covid19 The UNESCO Group of Experts on Risk Management GERM calls for the implementation of COVID19 public policies that reduce the impacts of droughts ensuring safe access to drinking water and food
Tips to face disinformation
UNESCO proposes to collectively adopt a responsible attitude towards the reproduction of unverified content circulating on social networks
Disinformation: a silent weapon in times of pandemic
UNESCO and UNDP join forces to promote verified information against COVID 19
How does sport coexist with the pandemic?
The IberoAmerican Council of Sport CID UNESCO and the IberoAmerican General Secretariat SEGIB organize this Friday 9 of October 2020 the 2nd IberoAmerican Conference of Sports in times of Covid19 which brings together Ministers and High Authorities of sports international organizations and regional sports organizations
COVID19: how to design fair and inclusive vaccination plans?
UNESCO is publishing a document to generate more evidence on the production access and distribution of vaccines in the region with the aim of improving existing vaccination policies applying a human rights open science and ethical standards approach
COVID19 VACCINES: challenges, weaknesses and opportunities in the region
UNESCO presented the report Covid19 and vaccination in Latin America Challenges Needs and Opportunities which delves into the production access and distribution of vaccines in Latin America and the Caribbean In addition a debate was held in which the main challenges that the region must take on were identified
Covid-19 and vaccination in Latin America and the Caribbean: challenges, needs and opportunities
UNESCO publishes a document that generates more evidence on the production access and distribution of vaccines in the region with the aim of improving existing vaccination policies applying a human rights open science and ethical standards approach
PORTALCHECK creates a communication kit on COVID19 to share with governments, NGOs and civil society
The materials among which posters videos stickers digital content and publications for social networks stand out are aimed at mitigating the effect of disinformation linked to vaccines within the framework of the pandemic
WATER: What is being done for water security in Latin America and the Caribbean?
The XIV Meeting of National Committees and Focal Points of UNESCOs Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean CONAPHIs convened its Presidents with the participation of members of UNESCOs water family in the region to assess progress towards water security in the region and plan activities for the future
Disinformation and hate speech in Latin America
UNESCO Montevideo launches two new documents that aim to promote critical thinking and mitigate the effect of disinformation during the pandemic
Bioethics, an ally to guide conflicts in unequal societies
A new edition of the International Congress of the REDBIOÉTICA UNESCO invites you to resort to this discipline to provide solutions to social economic political and environmental situations in contexts of inequality and poverty in the region
Myths about the COVID-19 vaccines: how can verified content be used to combat disinformation?
PortalCheck the regions first digital hub established by UNESCO and Chequeado to combat pandemicrelated misinformation at the regional level has entered a new phase with the goal of empowering citizens on vaccines