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The SDGs, COVID-19 and the Global South: Insights from the Sustainable Development Report 2020

July 16, 2020

The post The SDGs, COVID-19 and the Global South: Insights from the Sustainable Development Report 2020 appeared first on Inter Press Service.

Excerpt:

Every year, the Sustainable Development Report (SDR) tracks the performance of all UN member states on the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – adopted in 2015 by world leaders. This article discusses progress made on the SDGs in Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, and South Asia, as well as the likely short-term impacts of COVID-19 in these regions where reported daily cases and virus transmission are growing rapidly. It identifies five key measures that international cooperation efforts should urgently include to address the immediate consequences of the health and economic crises in vulnerable countries and population groups.

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Source : African Media Agency (AMA)

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