promoting healthy behaviors in the time of COVID-19 and mitigating harm from misinformation and disinformation
UNGA SIDE-EVENT | 23 September 2020 | WEDNESDAY
08:00-09:00 EST | 14:00–15:00 EST | 19:00-20:00 ICT
This event is co-sponsored by Indonesia, Thailand and Uruguay.
Opening message from the UN Secretary-General, WHO Director-General and Executive Director WHO Health Emergencies Dr Mike Ryan
WHO Special Envoy on COVID-19 Dr David Nabarro, Tackling vaccine mis- and disinformation, Director First Draft Dr Claire Wardle
Indonesia: DG Semuel A. Pangerapan, Director-General of Informatics Application
Thailand: Dr Supakit Sirilak, Deputy Permanent Secretary for Global Health
Uruguay: Ing. Pablo Orefice, Director of the Salud.uy Initiative
Followed by a Q&A session
The event will be live streamed at WHO YouTube channel and interpretation recordings in all UN official languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) can be found on the EPI-WIN website after the event.