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April 15, 2021

UN DESA Monthly Newsletter for April 2021

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Monthly Newsletter, Vol 25, No. 4 – April 2021

A year into COVID-19 – how do we invest to recover better?

What have we learned from the ravages of COVID-19, with a global economic standstill and millions of people left reeling in its wake? How do we repair broken systems that failed to prevent this crisis? The upcoming Financing for Development Forum will explore how to invest to recover better.

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Expert Voices

Can we feed the billions?

With hundreds of millions suffering hunger, a growing population and devastating impacts of agriculture on the environment, many experts are asking themselves: will we have enough food for everyone? Ahead of the 54th session of the UN Commission on Population Development, we ask that question to Cheryl Sawyer, Senior Population Affairs Officer at UN DESA.

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Things you need to know

Four things you need to know about youth and SDGs

Youth are a major force for sustainable development and key agents for social change, economic growth and technological innovation. From calling for urgent climate action to tackling inequalities and gender biases, young people are driving the Decade of Action for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) forward. On 7-8 April, they will take the stage at the UN ECOSOC Youth Forum.

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