• The United Nations allocate 1 million USD to support COVID-19 response in Georgia

    The United Nations allocate 1 million USD to support COVID-19 response in Georgia

    Funding will help vulnerable communities weather the pandemic

    TBILISI. 18 May 2020 — Georgia is among the 46 countries that were eligible for immediate support from the United Nations COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund to protect vulnerable groups from the shocks of the current pandemic.

    The United Nations Multi-Partner Trust Fund for COVID-19 Response and Recovery, an inter-agency finance mechanism, was launched by the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres on 31 March 2020, to help countries mitigate the emergency and bolster the post-crisis social and economic recovery.

    On 15 May a proposal of the UN country team in Georgia was approved. It concerns a project of USD 1 million to better respond to immediate health consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and protect the most vulnerable groups from the devastating socio-economic impacts of the health crisis.

     

     

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  • UN75: The United Nations is running the largest ever global debate

    UN75: The United Nations is running the largest ever global debate

    To mark its 75th anniversary in 2020, the United Nations is igniting a people’s debate.

    Launched by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, it promises to be the largest and furthest-reaching global conversation ever on building the future we want.

    In a world of dramatic changes and complex challenges, from the climate crisis to population shifts to the unknown course of technology, we need collective action more than ever before.

    Through UN75, the United Nations will encourage people to put their heads together to define how enhanced international cooperation can help realize a better world by 2045, the UN’s 100th birthday.

    At this pivotal moment in history, UN75 asks three big questions: What kind of future do we want to create? Are we on track?  What action is needed to bridge the gap?

    Anyone can join the conversation. Online and offline, in formal and informal dialogues,

    UN75 will involve as many people as possible. Together, they will share their hopes and fears, assess current and future risks and opportunities, and source solutions for global cooperation.

    The survey is available in Georgian: https://un75.online/?lang=geo

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