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Investing in social protection critical for Africa to build back better after COVID-19
Sustainable development

COVID-19: Investing in social protection critical for Africa to build back better

Providing cash and food could reduce people’s vulnerability and promote greater equality, says UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
Construction Workers
Environment

Green shoots: Are COVID-19 recovery funds helping the environment?

Researchers found green spending is concentrated in wealthier countries and populations, threatening to reinforce dangerous pre-pandemic inequities.
By UNEP
Goal of the Month | March 2021: Gender Equality
Gender

“A crisis with a woman’s face”

— United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres.
Under Secretary General Cristina Duarte, Special Adviser on Africa to the UN Secretary-General
Economic Development

Post-COVID-19: A chance to leapfrog Africa’s development through digitalization

For the continent’s recovery from the pandemic, harnessing innovation is crucial.
Health Campaign