COVID-19 threatens justice, security and fundamental human rights: here’s what the United Nations has been doing about it under the umbrella of the Global Focal Point for the Rule of Law

MONUSCO Police donate personal protective equipment, including face masks and hand sanitizer, to the provincial police commissariat of the Congolese National Police in South Kivu, D.R. Congo. Photo: MONUSCO
Judges of the Special Criminal Court in the Central African Republic attending the inauguration ceremony. Photo: UNDP CAR
15 Nov. 2021, MINUSMA Justice & Corrections launched a vaccination campaign against COVID-19 for the benefit of detainees and prison personnel at the Bamako Central Prison, Mali. 1,637 individuals received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, including 1,566 prisoners, 62 prison staff, and 9 prison visitors. (MINUSMA)
UNPOL officer of MONUSCO hands face masks to local police in Goma, D.R. Congo, to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (Photo: MONUSCO)
MINUSCA and UNDP CAR provide personal protective equipment to help protect detainees and prison staff in Central African Republic. (Photo: UNDP CAR & MINUSCA)

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