#UN Secretary-General #AntonioGuterres has encouraged Southeast Asia to recover better from #COVID-19 by addressing #inequality and #greening the #economy.

July 30, 2020 3:15 pm

Web Desk ::UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has encouraged Southeast Asia to recover better from COVID-19 by addressing inequality and greening the economy.   In a statement to accompany his policy brief on the impact of COVID-19 on Southeast Asia, Guterres said four approaches including include tackling inequality in income, health care and social protection; bridging the digital divide greening the economy to create the jobs of the future and upholding human rights, protecting civic space will be critical in the region’s plans for recovery.

Guterres said the United Nations is strongly committed to partnering with the countries of Southeast Asia, and will continue to support efforts to get the region on track to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and build a peaceful future for all.

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