Half the World: The Many Faces of Social Protection
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Virtual (New York time)

Side Event

Organiser: UNDP with high-level contributions from Member States and Academia

COVID-19 has condensed the experience of a slow, cumulative sustainability crisis into a sudden health emergency, revealing the full extent of human vulnerability. It has the potential to shift incentives – to lift the financial, institutional and political constraints that have kept the SDGs off-track, and thus to accelerate action for sustainable development. The event will highlight efforts to address the socio-economic impact of COVID-19, with the SDGs as our compass. Top speakers from governments, think tanks and UN will present latest data and showcase examples of digital tools, social protection and green recovery.

United Nations