PREMIUM Urgent response needed as pandemic slows progress on SDGs: Experts

first_imgTopics : Facebook Fiscal stability and greater engagement at the local level are required for countries to stay on track in achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), experts say, as the COVID-19 pandemic appears likely to impede Indonesia’s progress on its 2030 agenda.Economic contraction, deepening poverty and growing unemployment rates related to COVID-19 threaten the country’s achievements, said Amalia A. Widyasanti, head of the National SDG Secretariat under the National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas).Read also: A determined path to the SDGs in 2030 despite COVID-19The government, nongovernment institutions, agencies, the private sector and civil society must be collaborate robustly, she said.“This is a good time to start strengthening stakeholder collaboration so that we can mitigate the risk of the COVID-19 pandemic and, in the … Google Forgot Password ? LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Log in with your social account SDGs COVID-19 pandemic response bappenas ADB Linkedinlast_img

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