While the pandemic has affected the entire population, it has had a disproportionate impact on the older generation that built this region’s prosperity. We owe it to older persons to pursue policies that help them to make it through the crisis healthy and happy.
If we hope to regain progress on the Sustainable Development Goals—and improve people’s lives— we must improve water service delivery in ways that help countries better manage future crises and improve equitable access to water.
The Asia Pacific region is standing together to cooperate regionally to address the transnational threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Governments and the private sector are working together in Asia and the Pacific to chart a path toward re-opening businesses during the midst of the pandemic.
The Asia-Pacific region has the expertise and resources to take a leadership role in not only developing a COVID-19 vaccine but distributing it to those who need it most.
Collecting taxes more efficiently allows countries to improve their balance sheets after the pandemic while promoting business investment and sustainable economic growth.
The enormous logistical challenge of vaccine distribution will be aided by trade and supply chain finance guarantees.
Remote due diligence can help development professionals assess potential adverse impacts of projects despite travel restrictions.
At the local level, public services have gone digital in Indonesia as the pandemic forces government offices to restrict access to them.
Blue credits offer an innovative financing approach for attracting private capital to oceans health improvement projects.