Blog: Making technology an effective weapon in the battle against COVID-19

By Commonwealth economic adviser, Tamara... More >>

The Curious Case of Covid-19 in Africa

Eunice G. Kamwendo is an Economist and Strategic Advisor with UNDP Africa in New York. Chaltu Daniel Kalbessa is a UNDP Fellow and Strategic Analyst with UNDP Africa in New... More >>

How to Transform UN’s Environmental Goals into a People’s Agenda for Africa

Responding to Climate Change. Credit... More >>

World Comes Together with $1.35 billion for Yemen

A displaced Yemeni woman stands outside a makeshift... More >>


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How the Great Lockdown Saved Lives

By Pragyan Deb, Davide Furceri, Jonathan D. Ostry and Nour Tawk
Jun 3 2020 - Since the COVID-19 outbreak was first reported in Wuhan, China in late December 2019, the disease has spread to more than 200 countries and territories. In the absence of a vaccine or... More >>

Prioritising Life or the Economy Will Determine the Post-Pandemic Focus in Urban Areas

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The Music of Madagascar Is Real Star of New Film

By A. D. McKenzie
PARIS, Jun 2 2020 (IPS-Partners)

The film Haingosoa had barely made it onto screens in France when the government ordered a lockdown because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Theatres, cinemas, museums and other cultural institutions... More >>

This Year of Living Dangerously

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury
KUALA LUMPUR and SYDNEY, Jun 2 2020 - Indonesia’s founding President Sukarno delivered his annual Independence or National Day address on 17 August 1964 anticipating the forthcoming year as More >>

Is the Fight for Human Rights & Racial Justice Overriding the Coronavirus Risk?

Black Lives Matter protest in London May 31.... More >>