UNDP is working with its partners to combat the spread of the disease
“This pandemic is a health crisis. But not just a health crisis. For vast swathes of the globe, the pandemic will leave deep, deep scars,” noted Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
UNDP joins the Secretary-General, OCHA and WHO as well as the humanitarian community in calling for an urgent and united international response to this unprecedented threat.
The Sustainable Development Goals are the first in human history. They also come with a deadline: 2030.
Ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action, UNDP launches the online platform “Equal Future” to remind how much work remains to be done to achieve gender parity in parliaments.
This helpline counselling service aims to respond to people’s stress and anxieties under the current nationwide response to COVID-19 undertaken by the Government, which includes stringent movement restrictions imposed in the Greater Lautoka Area on 20 March 2020.

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