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Covid-19 offers chance to address human rights concerns: HRW

New Checklist Offers Guide for Rights-Promoting Response New York – Governments should take urgent action to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and care for those most affected without sacrificing human rights. In its new 40-question checklist on the Covid-19 crisis, Human Rights Watch seeks to guide governments as they respond to the challenges presented by the pandemic. Read More »

Europe fail to address Covid-19: Need for health citizenship

by Joan Costa-Font on 30th March 2020 A Europe-wide public-health authority should be a priority to counteract collective-action problems among EU member states. The Covid-19 crisis is not just the most important health crisis that higher-income countries have suffered over the last century, but also one that comes with enormous consequences for the global economy. It illustrates more than ever ... Read More »

Ecuador in frontline to address climate change

By Matilde Mordt QUITO, Ecuador, Jun 5 2019 (IPS) – As the UN commemorates World Environment Day, UNDP would like to take this opportunity to commend Ecuador’s efforts to address climate change and its commitment to raising its climate ambition. Ecuador is at the forefront of delivering climate action, and in the frontlines of Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) design. It ... Read More »

The right investments to address the human capital crisis

By Kristalina Georgieva Washington, DC – For 75 years, the World Bank has been at the forefront of development, helping countries make smart investments to prepare their citizens for the future. It has been particularly focused on the poorest and most vulnerable – their access to infrastructure, health, education, assets, jobs, and markets. In recent years, it has embraced policies ... Read More »