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Trading to avoid falling behind in the COVID-19 crisis: Lessons from Central America to boost prosperity

16. Juni 2020 - 9:44
 By Rodrigo Méndez Maddaleno, Economist at Chief Economist Office, Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) This blog is part of a series on tackling COVID-19 in developing countries. Visit the OECD dedicated page to access the OECD’s data, analysis and recommendations on the health, economic, financial and societal impacts of COVID-19 worldwide. If what and where you export matters, Central … Continue reading Trading to avoid falling behind in the COVID-19 crisis: Lessons from Central America to boost prosperity
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Restoring the dreams of our children: why NGOs need more futures thinking

10. Juni 2020 - 11:04
by Claire Leigh, Director of Child Rights and Governance, Save the Children UK, and Peter Glenday, Director of Programmes and Research, School of International Futures (SOIF) In September 2019 Greta Thunberg made an emotional speech to world leaders at the UN, climaxing in the now-famous accusation: “How dare you? You have stolen my dreams and … Continue reading Restoring the dreams of our children: why NGOs need more futures thinking
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How Covid-19 could help eliminate fossil fuel subsidies

9. Juni 2020 - 13:54
By Mario Pezzini, Director of the OECD Development Centre and special adviser to the OECD Secretary-General on development, and Håvard Halland, Senior Economist at the OECD Development Centre This blog is part of a series on tackling COVID-19 in developing countries. Visit the OECD dedicated page to access the OECD’s data, analysis and recommendations on the health, economic, financial and … Continue reading How Covid-19 could help eliminate fossil fuel subsidies
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COVID-19 in Latin America: Promoting entrepreneurship and reducing social vulnerabilities

8. Juni 2020 - 16:57
By Jorge Arbache, Private Sector Vice-President, Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) This blog is part of a series on tackling COVID-19 in developing countries. Visit the OECD dedicated page to access the OECD’s data, analysis and recommendations on the health, economic, financial and societal impacts of COVID-19 worldwide. Statistics show that economic growth in Latin America is highly volatile, with periods … Continue reading COVID-19 in Latin America: Promoting entrepreneurship and reducing social vulnerabilities
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Fighting COVID-19 in Africa’s informal settlements

5. Juni 2020 - 13:17
By Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director, United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN‐Habitat) This blog is part of a series on tackling COVID-19 in developing countries. Visit the OECD dedicated page to access the OECD’s data, analysis and recommendations on the health, economic, financial and societal impacts of COVID-19 worldwide. The COVID-19 pandemic has cost hundreds of thousands of lives in the … Continue reading Fighting COVID-19 in Africa’s informal settlements
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Is COVID-19 widening educational gaps in Latin America? Three lessons for urgent policy action

4. Juni 2020 - 18:30
By Nathalie Basto-Aguirre, Paula Cerutti and Sebastián Nieto-Parra, OECD Development Centre This blog is part of a series on tackling COVID-19 in developing countries. Visit the OECD dedicated page to access the OECD’s data, analysis and recommendations on the health, economic, financial and societal impacts of COVID-19 worldwide. COVID-19, like most crises, is exacerbating inequalities in the region. To contain the … Continue reading Is COVID-19 widening educational gaps in Latin America? Three lessons for urgent policy action
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COVID-19, révélateur de la valeur de la vie humaine pour la société ?

3. Juni 2020 - 17:44
Par Joseph Brunet-Jailly, Économiste, Paris School of International Affairs, SciencesPo Paris Ce blog fait partie d’une série sur la lutte contre le COVID-19 dans les pays en voie de développement. Visitez la page dédiée de l’OCDE pour accéder aux données, analyses et recommandations de l’OCDE sur les impacts sanitaires, économiques, financiers et sociétaux de COVID-19 dans le monde. La pandémie que … Continue reading COVID-19, révélateur de la valeur de la vie humaine pour la société ?
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Risk and Resilience: How East Africa could bounce back from the COVID-19 Pandemic

2. Juni 2020 - 10:24
By Andrew Mold, Head of Regional Integration and the AfCFTA, Economic Commission for Africa, Office for Eastern Africa, Kigali, Rwanda This blog is part of a series on tackling COVID-19 in developing countries. Visit the OECD dedicated page to access the OECD’s data, analysis and recommendations on the health, economic, financial and societal impacts of COVID-19 worldwide.   A hitherto rapidly growing but vulnerable … Continue reading Risk and Resilience: How East Africa could bounce back from the COVID-19 Pandemic
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COVID-19: Can corporates be leaders in community support?

1. Juni 2020 - 10:00
By Mr. V S Parthasarathy, President, Mobility Services Sector, Mahindra Group; Member of the Group Executive Board, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.; President, Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry This blog is part of a series on tackling COVID-19 in developing countries. Visit the OECD dedicated page to access the OECD’s data, analysis and recommendations on the health, economic, financial and societal impacts … Continue reading COVID-19: Can corporates be leaders in community support?
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Haitian Families and Loss of Remittances During the COVID-19 Pandemic

29. Mai 2020 - 16:17
By Toni Cela, Senior Research Associate of the Migration for Development and Equality (MIDEQ) hub & Co-ordinator of the Interuniversity Institute for Research and Development (INURED), and Louis Herns Marcelin, Co-Director of the MIDEQ project; Professor at the University of Miami; & Chancellor of INURED This blog is part of a series on tackling COVID-19 in developing countries. Visit the OECD dedicated … Continue reading Haitian Families and Loss of Remittances During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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COVID-19: Forging a new social contract in the Middle East and North Africa

28. Mai 2020 - 11:14
 By Rabah Arezki, Chief Economist for Middle East and North Africa Region at the World Bank and Mahmoud Mohieldin, United Nations Special Envoy for the 2030 Agenda This blog is part of a series on tackling COVID-19 in developing countries. Visit the OECD dedicated page to access the OECD’s data, analysis and recommendations on the health, economic, financial and societal impacts of … Continue reading COVID-19: Forging a new social contract in the Middle East and North Africa
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How COVID-19 can change incentives for development co-operation

27. Mai 2020 - 17:16
By Nilima Gulrajani, Senior Research Fellow, ODI This blog* is part of a series on tackling COVID-19 in developing countries. Visit the OECD dedicated page to access the OECD’s data, analysis and recommendations on the health, economic, financial and societal impacts of COVID-19 worldwide. There is nothing new in accusing bilateral donors of repurposing foreign aid to serve their domestic national interests. … Continue reading How COVID-19 can change incentives for development co-operation
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Remittances during COVID-19: Reduce costs to save livelihoods

27. Mai 2020 - 10:31
By Paul Horrocks, Manager, Private Finance for Sustainable Development; Friederike Rühmann, Policy Analyst; and Sai Aashirvad Konda, Consultant at the OECD Development Co-operation Directorate This blog is part of a series on tackling COVID-19 in developing countries. Visit the OECD dedicated page to access the OECD’s data, analysis and recommendations on the health, economic, financial and societal impacts of COVID-19 worldwide. The … Continue reading Remittances during COVID-19: Reduce costs to save livelihoods
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Ethiopia’s Response to COVID-19

26. Mai 2020 - 17:30
By Arkebe Oqubay, Senior Minister and Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, distinguished fellow at the Overseas Development Institute and author This blog is part of a series on tackling COVID-19 in developing countries. Visit the OECD dedicated page to access the OECD’s data, analysis and recommendations on the health, economic, financial and societal impacts of COVID-19 worldwide. Africa Day … Continue reading Ethiopia’s Response to COVID-19
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Repurposing Africa’s manufacturing: A means to address medical equipment shortages and spur industrialisation

26. Mai 2020 - 11:29
 Rajkumar Mayank Singh, Tony Blair Institute (TBI) Strategic Advisor to the Government of Rwanda, Antoine Huss, Regional Lead, Francophone West Africa, TBI, Jonathan Said, Head of Inclusive Economic Growth, Africa, TBI, and Kekeli Ahiable, West Africa Analyst, TBI This blog is part of a series on tackling COVID-19 in developing countries. Visit the OECD dedicated page to access the OECD’s data, analysis … Continue reading Repurposing Africa’s manufacturing: A means to address medical equipment shortages and spur industrialisation
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What can Latin America learn from historic debt crises to face the COVID-19 crisis today?

25. Mai 2020 - 17:57
By Juan Flores Zendejas, Associate Professor at the Paul Bairoch Institute of Economic History, University of Geneva This blog is part of a series on tackling COVID-19 in developing countries. Visit the OECD dedicated page to access the OECD’s data, analysis and recommendations on the health, economic, financial and societal impacts of COVID-19 worldwide. Today, as in the past, public debate can … Continue reading What can Latin America learn from historic debt crises to face the COVID-19 crisis today?
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A new approach to the intractable problem of climate change

20. Mai 2020 - 15:18
By François Candelon, Managing Director and Senior Partner at BCG Paris, and the Global Director of the BCG Henderson Institute, Rodolphe Charme di Carlo, Principal at BCG Paris, and Ambassador at the BCG Henderson Institute, and Yves Morieux, Managing Director and Senior Partner at BCG Middle East, BCG Fellow, and head of BCG Institute for … Continue reading A new approach to the intractable problem of climate change
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COVID-19 crisis: Why we must prioritise mental health of the world’s displaced

19. Mai 2020 - 16:49
By Shaifali Sandhya, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Care Family Consultation This blog is part of a series on tackling COVID-19 in developing countries. Visit the OECD dedicated page to access the OECD’s data, analysis and recommendations on the health, economic, financial and societal impacts of COVID-19 worldwide. The modern world is in an unprecedented situation. In the last decade, the global population of … Continue reading COVID-19 crisis: Why we must prioritise mental health of the world’s displaced
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Driving Africa’s industrialisation on the back of COVID-19

18. Mai 2020 - 17:30
Toyin Abiodun, Industry and Trade Advisor, Rwanda, Maudo Jallow, Industry and Trade Analyst, Ghana and Jonathan Said, Head of Inclusive Economic Growth, Africa, Tony Blair Institute This blog is part of a series on tackling COVID-19 in developing countries. Visit the OECD dedicated page to access the OECD’s data, analysis and recommendations on the health, economic, financial and societal impacts of COVID-19 … Continue reading Driving Africa’s industrialisation on the back of COVID-19
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Social protection and sub-regional integration: fundamental instruments for post-COVID-19 social reconstruction

18. Mai 2020 - 14:09
By Alfredo Suárez Mieses, Secretary-General, Central American Social Integration Secretariat (SISCA), and Gabriela A. Ramírez Menjívar, Head of the Multidimensional Poverty, Human Capital Development and Social Protection Area- SISCA This blog is part of a series on tackling COVID-19 in developing countries. Visit the OECD dedicated page to access the OECD’s data, analysis and recommendations on the health, economic, financial and societal … Continue reading Social protection and sub-regional integration: fundamental instruments for post-COVID-19 social reconstruction
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