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UNU-WIDER ongoing work on the effect of COVID-19 on the economies, states, and societies of the Global South

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The United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) work programme focuses on the interlinked development challenges of transforming economies, states, and societies and maps them against SDGs 5, 8, 10, 16, 17. By mobilizing research evidence for action through the ongoing processes in the UN and its member states, the institute continues to work with stakeholders to strengthen capacities for research, technical, and policy analysis, and facilitate exchange of experiences and knowledge towards bold and collaborative development solutions for countries and regions around the world.

Recognising the serious implications for economies, states, and societies of the Global South, UNU-WIDER are take a focus on what those implications are and possible mitigation and adaptation measures in the short and medium term. Visit their webpage here for updates on their initiatives, papers, and opinion on this topic.


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