As one of the world’s largest multilateral development agencies, present in over 170 countries and territories, UNDP is on the frontlines of anticipating, understanding and acting on today’s opportunities and risks.
This report explores six transformative entry points that can help the region achieve the SDGs, including in the context of efforts to respond to the pandemic. It highlights strategies deployed in countries that have progressed most rapidly. A special “deep dives” section takes a look at the experiences of six diverse countries.
The report: 'Position Note on the Social and Economic Impacts of COVID-19 in Asia-Pacific,' calls on countries in the region to avoid returning to the pre-pandemic environmentally unsustainable development path, and to capitalize on the opportunity to build a better future.
This tool is designed to help businesses consider and manage the human rights impacts of their operations in the specific context of COVID-19. It presents key actions or considerations along three stages of the COVID-19 crisis period: Prepare, Respond and Recover.