‘Global Solidarity’ Needed To Address Challenge Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Impacts On Health, Food Systems, Employment, U.N. Agencies Urge
U.N. News: ‘Time for global solidarity’ to overcome COVID’s health, social and economic challenges
“The COVID-19 pandemic has not only led to a ‘dramatic loss’ of human life but also constitutes an ‘unprecedented challenge’ to public health, food systems, and employment, a group of leading U.N. agencies said on Tuesday. In a joint statement, the International Labour Organization (ILO), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and World Health Organization (WHO) highlighted that tens of millions are at risk of falling into extreme poverty…” (10/13).