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Africa Day at HLPF: Post-COVID-19 green recovery needs clean energy, nature-based solutions and digitalization
Recovery will be challenging without increased supply of vaccines across the continent.
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.
Hantamalala Rafalimanana & Meron Sherif
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.
“A crisis with a woman’s face”
— United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres.
Post-COVID-19: A chance to leapfrog Africa’s development through digitalization
For the continent’s recovery from the pandemic, harnessing innovation is crucial.
Africa must address its debt burden once the pandemic is under control
— says World Bank Vice President