Regional Briefing: World Economic Situation and Prospects 2021 Report

The latest edition of the United Nations’ flagship report, the World Economic Situation and Prospects, will be launched in the Asia-Pacific region on Thursday, 28 January 2021. The report highlights that the devastating socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will be felt for years to come unless smart investment in economic, societal and climate resilience ensure a robust and sustainable recovery of the global economy.

The regional briefing will also share the report’s perspective on Asia-Pacific’s regional economic outlook and related policy challenges to support robust recovery from the pandemic and long-term sustainable development.

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