sustainable recovery

‘Foundational and necessary change’ needed to heal post-COVID world

With the COVID-19 pandemic precipitating one of the world’s worst health, socioeconomic and humanitarian crises in over a century, the UN chief told a high-level discussion on Tuesday to seize the opportunity “to make real, foundational, and necessary change”. 

News in Brief 20 August 2020

  • Guterres makes urgent call to enact post-COVID sustainable recovery  
  • New sea tragedy underscores need to scale up rescue in the Mediterranean
  • Libya’s COVID-19 cases see 15-fold spike in under two months 
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