The 2021 UN Social Forum will take place this October 11 and 12 in Geneva and will consider "good practices, success stories, lessons learned and challenges in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, with a special focus on international cooperation and solidarity, and from a human rights perspective”.

Dr Maria Mercedes Rossi, Representative to the United Nations of the Associazione Comunità Papa Giovanni XXIII will moderate one of the sessions focusing on "COVID-19, the Right to Development and Solidarity Rights."

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