Social networks can contribute to the spread of false information, but excessive restrictions on their activities can violate the right to freedom of speech. This was announced at a briefing by a representative of the UN Office for Human Rights, answering a journalist’s question.
The World Health Organization (WHO), its partners, as well as 35 countries of the world, have launched a program that will allow the exchange of scientific data from a study of a new coronavirus. This was announced by WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus.
Falcon 9 rocket with two NASA astronauts aboard Crew Dragon spacecraft was launched to the International Space Station (ISS). The link to broadcast the launch is published in the official NASA account on the social network Twitter.
All restrictions on the export of agricultural products in Kazakhstan will be lifted from 1 June, Kazinform International News Agency reported.
Today, it is just over four calendar months since the first cases of novel coronavirus were officially reported in the WHO European Region, Dr Hans Henri P. Kluge, WHO Regional Director for Europe, said in a statement.
On 27 May, around 16:30 New York, the launch of the SpaceX manned spacecraft to the ISS from the United States was due to take place, an event that the American space industry had been waiting for almost 10 years, BBC writes. Due to weather conditions, the launch had to be canceled a few minutes before the start.
Countries where coronavirus infections are declining could still face an “immediate second peak” if they let up too soon on measures to halt the outbreak, the World Health Organization said.
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has conducted a new study on the situation in the food market in Eastern Europe and Central Asia during the COVID-19 pandemic, Dunyo reports with reference to the UN News Center.
The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the announcement by the Afghan Government and the Taliban of a ceasefire to mark the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting for Muslims around the world.
Global human development – which can be measured as a combination of the world’s education, health and living standards – could decline this year for the first time since the concept was introduced in 1990, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) warned today.