Building back better after Covid-19 through risk-informed development cooperation

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Risk-informed development cooperation and global cooperation will be vital in efforts to "build back better" after COVID-19, according to Mr. Navid Hanif, Director of the Financing for Sustainable Development Office, UN DESA.  As part of a series on Global Public Investment and the future of foreign aid appearing on the Development Initiatives blog, Mr. Hanif's article describes how COVID-19 has reinforced the need for global cooperation and collaboration.  Building on recent analysis, he presents key principles and policies that ensure international development cooperation is both risk-informed and climate-smart, both for immediate response and for longer-term recovery.

Read the full article on the Development Initiatives website here.  

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