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Economic and social survey of Asia and the pacific 2021- Executive Summary

Economic and social survey of Asia and the pacific 2021- Executive Summary

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed chronic development fault lines in Asia and the Pacific, taking a heavy toll on the social and economic well-being of the region’s people. Slow regional progress in implementing the transformative 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has done little to reduce wide gaps in social services, digital access and green development, and that has exacerbated the vulnerability to such shocks. […]