Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Leaving No Country Behind
The Asia-Pacific region continues to battle with the severe, adverse social and economic consequences of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The pandemic has triggered the first decline in human development in 30 years. It has hit the poorest and socially excluded the hardest. While the Asia-Pacific region was already off-track to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the pandemic is a massive setback for achieving the SDGs by 2030.
This report examines the implications of the pandemic on the Sustainable Development Goals, and opportunities for recovery.
This is a co-publication of the United Nations (ESCAP), the Asian Development Bank, and the United Nations Development Programme.
From Rupture to Recovery
Recovery and Resilience for All: The Role of Digital Technology
Strengthening Regional Cooperation for Agenda 2030 after COVID-19
Published March 2021
Source: Asian Development Bank
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