Thursday
August 13
2020

Analysis: COVID-19 and the Global Economy: Role of SDGs

By Soumya Bhowmick

The fallouts from the Covid-19 pandemic for the medium to long term have been a widely discussed issue for the past few months. Besides generating a health crisis in several countries, it has also harshly affected social and economic lives across the globe.

In today’s interconnected world, the pandemic has produced a contagion effect worse than the 2008 financial crisis and possibly the Great Depression of the 1930s. In this context, it is necessary to inspect the achievements so far of the 193 countries devoted to fulfilling the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and their way forward.

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Source: Asia Times (link opens in a new window)

Categories
Coronavirus, Finance
Tags
coronavirus, environmental impact, inclusive business, income inequality, SDGs, social enterprise