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Challenges and Opportunities in the Post-COVID-19 World

World Economic Forum : 2020

While a global pandemic has been a looming risk for decades, COVID-19 has come as a shock to society, health systems, economies and governments worldwide. This collection of essays looks at the potential silver linings in the crisis and how might leaders use this moment to build a more prosperous, equitable and sustainable world. It looks beyond the current crisis to the potential challenges...

Source: World Economic Forum

Link: http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_Challenges_and_Opportunities_Post_COVID_19.pdf

Tags: Economy

How COVID-19 is Changing the World: A Statistical Perspective


COVID-19 has turned the world upside down. Everything has been impacted. How we live and interact with each other, how we work and communicate, how we move around and travel. Every aspect of our lives has been affected. The report provides a glimpse into the challenges facing national statistical offices at the moment. At a time when statistics are most needed, many statistical systems are...


Link: https://unstats.un.org/unsd/ccsa/documents/covid19-report-ccsa.pdf

Tags: Access to information

Enhancing Women-Focused Investments in Climate and Disaster Resilience

Asian Development Bank : 2020

Targeted investments in women are crucial to increase resilience to climate change and disasters and to achieve broader sustainable development. Such investments include human resource development, institutional strengthening, financial literacy, the promotion of women’s voice and representation, and learning and skills development. The publication explains why women-focused investments are...

Source: Asian Development Bank

Link: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/605606/women-focused-climate-disaster-resilience.pdf

Tags: Disaster Management

Protecting People and Economies: Integrated Policy Responses to Covid-19

World Bank : 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed a global health emergency and an unprecedented economic crisis of historic magnitude. Governments facing this threat are in uncharted territory. This policy note highlights three important policy priorities that governments must address. Disease containment is a first-order concern to combat the pandemic, and measures such as testing and tracing, coupled...

Source: World Bank

Link: https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/33770/Protecting-People-and-Economies-Integrated-Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Tags: Disaster Management

Fragile States Index 2020: Annual Report

The Fund for Peace : 2020

The Fragile States Index, produced by The Fund for Peace, is a critical tool in highlighting not only the normal pressures that all states experience, but also in identifying when those pressures are pushing a state towards the brink of failure. By highlighting pertinent issues in weak and failing states, The index makes political risk assessment and early warning of conflict accessible to...

Source: The Fund for Peace

Link: https://fragilestatesindex.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/fsi2020-report.pdf

Tags: Conflict management

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