Monday, August 31, 2020
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and related targets in the Paris Agreement on climate change provide strong frameworks for the recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Asia and the Pacific, Asian Development Bank (ADB)...
Sunday, August 16, 2020
The UN and the Bangsamoro Government jointly launched today a programme that aims to build the resilience of households in BARMM, with special attention to poor and vulnerable households, through timely and effective responses to risks and shocks. In the...
Thursday, July 23, 2020
To cope with the unfolding economic crisis triggered by COVID-19, governments are increasingly turning to social protection to mitigate the consequences of a widespread economic downturn and to protect vulnerable populations in times of health risk and...
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Every country in the world has been touched by COVID-19. Countries of the Eastern Caribbean, like many other Small Island Developing States, are especially vulnerable to the social and economic impacts of the crisis that is affecting all segments of the...
America, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Monday, May 18, 2020
Every country in the world has been touched by COVID-19. This unprecedented health-related crisis “has exposed the fragility of our societies to global shocks such as diseases or the climate crisis,” according to the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General...
America, America - General, Barbados
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Global economic losses will likely cause an estimated 34.3 million additional people to fall below the extreme poverty line in 2020, derailing shaky progress on the 2030 development agenda, a new U.N. report on the world economic situation shows. ...
Global, Africa, Africa - General