The COVID-19 Data Futures Platform pulls together data from the UN system, nonprofit partners, academia, development partners and countries around the world. Interactive tools provide unique opportunities for data analysis, insights identification, and collaboration around strategies and solutions. Analytics and data presented will dynamically evolve, responding to different questions that arise as the situation changes.
Investments in recovering from COVID-19 need to focus on sustainable jobs and sectors. Recent findings show that non-fossil fuel technologies create more jobs per unit energy than coal and natural gas. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) estimates that decarbonizing the world economy by 2050 would boost cumulative global GDP gains by US$98 trillion between now and 2050, quadrupling renewable energy jobs to 42 million, with higher gender parity than traditional sectors.
The Global Recovery Observatory brings transparency to global government spending during the COVID-19 crisis. The Observatory is designed to showcase policy solutions and identify investment opportunities for governments and partners that are more impactful and sustainable.
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The UN framework for immediate socio-economic response to support countries and societies in the face of COVID-19 includes five streams of work for an integrated support package. The platform is organized into below themes following the framework:
Protecting health services and systems during the crisis.
Social protection and basic services
Protecting jobs, small and medium-sized enterprises, and the informal sector workers
A clear understanding of various channels of economic impact.
Social dialogue and political engagement grounded on fundamental human rights.