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Empowering US Schools to Defend Human Rights During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom stated that, “All countries must strike a fine balance between protecting health, minimizing economic and social disruption, and respecting human rights.” The COVID-19 global pandemic impacts all sectors of society, to which human rights serve as the cornerstone.

"One World: Together at Home" Draws Global Audience of More Than 270 Million Viewers, and Counting, Across Television and Digital Platforms

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Global Broadcast Special in Support of Healthcare Workers in the Fight Against the COVID-19 Pandemic Saw Viewers Tune in From 175 Countries 

Significant International Markets Still to be Reported, Broadcast in China Airing This Week

Global Citizen Announced $127 Million In Commitments from Philanthropists and Corporate Partners to Benefit the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization, Powered by the UN Foundation, Along with Local and Regional Charities

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Global Broadcast Special in Support of Healthcare Workers in the Fight Against the COVID-19 Pandemic Saw Viewers Tune in From 175 Countries 

Significant International Markets Still to be Reported, Broadcast in China Airing This Week

Global Citizen Announced $127 Million In Commitments from Philanthropists and Corporate Partners to Benefit the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization, Powered by the UN Foundation, Along with Local and Regional Charities

One World: Together At Home - Global Citizen, Together With Lady Gaga, Announced $127 Million In Commitments To Date In Support Of Healthcare Workers In The Fight Against The COVID-19 Pandemic

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Commitments from Philanthropists and Corporate Partners Will Benefit the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization (WHO), Powered by the UN Foundation, Along with Local and Regional Charities

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Commitments from Philanthropists and Corporate Partners Will Benefit the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization (WHO), Powered by the UN Foundation, Along with Local and Regional Charities

Essity Donation to UNF and WHO COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund

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Essity has donated $200,000 to the United Nations Foundation to support the World Health Organization’s lifesaving work to help all countries to prevent, detect, and respond to COVID-19 pandemic, as well as supporting finding a vaccine.

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Essity has donated $200,000 to the United Nations Foundation to support the World Health Organization’s lifesaving work to help all countries to prevent, detect, and respond to COVID-19 pandemic, as well as supporting finding a vaccine.

World Health Organization (WHO) and Global Citizen Announce: ‘One World: Together at Home’ Global Special to Celebrate and Support Healthcare Workers in the Fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic

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‘One World: Together At Home’ Global Special to Air on Saturday, April 18 in Celebration and Support of Healthcare Workers, Broadcast to Feature Real Experiences from Doctors, Nurses and Families Around the World 

Powered by Commitments from Supporters and Corporate Partners in Benefit of the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, Broadcast Special to Also Benefit Local and Regional Charities that Provide Food, Shelter and Healthcare to Those that Need Help Most 

Historic Broadcast to be Hosted by Jimmy Fallon of ‘The Tonight Show,’  Jimmy Kimmel of ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ and Stephen Colbert of ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,’ Friends from Sesame Street Also on Hand to Help Unify and Inspire People Around the World to Take Meaningful Actions that Increase Support for the Global COVID-19 Response

Curated in Collaboration with Lady Gaga, Broadcast to Include Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna Boy, Chris Martin, David Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Elton John, FINNEAS, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Maluma, Paul McCartney, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Shah Rukh Khan and Stevie Wonder

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‘One World: Together At Home’ Global Special to Air on Saturday, April 18 in Celebration and Support of Healthcare Workers, Broadcast to Feature Real Experiences from Doctors, Nurses and Families Around the World 

Powered by Commitments from Supporters and Corporate Partners in Benefit of the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, Broadcast Special to Also Benefit Local and Regional Charities that Provide Food, Shelter and Healthcare to Those that Need Help Most 

Historic Broadcast to be Hosted by Jimmy Fallon of ‘The Tonight Show,’  Jimmy Kimmel of ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ and Stephen Colbert of ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,’ Friends from Sesame Street Also on Hand to Help Unify and Inspire People Around the World to Take Meaningful Actions that Increase Support for the Global COVID-19 Response

Curated in Collaboration with Lady Gaga, Broadcast to Include Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna Boy, Chris Martin, David Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Elton John, FINNEAS, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Maluma, Paul McCartney, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Shah Rukh Khan and Stevie Wonder

BTS, The 1975, Charli XCX, and More Will Pack Twitch Stream Aid's Epic Fundraiser

Livestreaming all day to benefit the World Health Organization
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By Trey Alston

In the past few weeks, artists have taken to different social platforms for livestreamed performances, candid Q&As, and intimate talk-show chats, letting fans into their worlds during a time of uncertainty. This weekend, everything levels up.

Kerry Washington Just Did a COVID-19 Q&A With California’s Surgeon General for ‘Together At Home’

They discussed social distancing, community resilience, and a lot more.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The global community is uniting in an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus and treat those already infected. The "Together At Home" virtual concert series works to encourage people to stay home, and to enable Global Citizens to take action to help combat the spread of coronavirus. You can join our Together At Home campaign to help beat coronavirus by taking action here.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The global community is uniting in an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus and treat those already infected. The "Together At Home" virtual concert series works to encourage people to stay home, and to enable Global Citizens to take action to help combat the spread of coronavirus. You can join our Together At Home campaign to help beat coronavirus by taking action here.

8 Resources for Reliable Information About Coronavirus

There is a lot of COVID-19 information out there, so here’s a guide to help combat the “infodemic”.
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Why Global Citizens should care:

The response to the coronavirus pandemic is threatened by misinformation, putting the health of individuals and the public at greater risk — for example, through the sharing of unsubstantiated medical advice. We can all play a part in limiting the spread of dangerous misinformation, through ensuring we only use reliable resources, and don't share fake news on. You can join our Together At Home campaign against coronavirus by taking action here

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Why Global Citizens should care:

The response to the coronavirus pandemic is threatened by misinformation, putting the health of individuals and the public at greater risk — for example, through the sharing of unsubstantiated medical advice. We can all play a part in limiting the spread of dangerous misinformation, through ensuring we only use reliable resources, and don't share fake news on. You can join our Together At Home campaign against coronavirus by taking action here

Resources for World Hand Hygiene Day 2019

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Clean care for all – it’s in your hands.

May 5th is the World Health Organization’s (WHO) World Hand Hygiene Day. Take action by downloading tools to evaluate and  improve hand hygiene in your facility. Take action and improve infection control practices by downloading the WHO Hand Hygiene Self-Assessment Framework

3 Reasons Why Air Pollution Should be a Top Priority for Businesses

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Leaders from pretty much every country in the world representing current and future customers attended the World Health Organization’s (WHO) inaugural Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health in Geneva last week, along with academics and nongovernmental organizations, but there were no corporate leaders in attendance.

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