Our countermeasures regarding COVID-19
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|The UNIDO response
|Information and Resources
|Gerd Müller, Director General of UNIDO
UNIDO HQ published a series of articles related to COVID-19.
・The impact of COVID-19 on manufacturing investments
Advances in production technology and a trend towards shorter supply chains make a return to “business as usual” highly unlikely.
The pandemic is a reminder that investments in scientific, technological and productive capacities are necessary to build resilience in crises.
・Industries post-COVID-19: A gender-responsive approach to global economic recovery
Women’s specific needs and potential as leaders and agents of change must be considered for COVID-19 mitigation and recovery measures.
・Risk, resilience and recalibration in global value chains
・COVID-19, poverty and why rescuing industry is a good strategy
・Rescue industries and firms now: How to minimize the long-term negative impacts on economies and populations
・How industrial policy can mitigate the impact of the pandemic
・COVID-19 effects in sub-Saharan Africa and what local industry and governments can do
・Latin America: Kickstarting manufacturing in the time of COVID-19
・COVID-19 and the global contraction in FDI
・Turning health challenges into industrialization opportunities for developing countries
・Why innovative manufacturing and circularity are key for a resilient manufacturing industry post-COVID-19
・Foster recovery from COVID-19 through science, technology and innovation
The reports are a series of analysis and opinion papers published by UNIDO HQ related to the economic impacts of COVID-19 pandemic.
・Articles① “Coronavirus: The economic impact”, “Managing COVID-19: How industrial policy can mitigate the impact of the pandemic”
・Articles② ”Managing COVID-19: How the pandemic disrupts global value chains”, ”COVID-19 Impacts on Industry: Policy Recommendations for the Arab Region”
・Articles③ ”Managing COVID-19: Between policy and politics in Latin America and the Caribbean”, ”COVID-19 critical supplies: the manufacturing repurposing challenge”, ”Managing COVID-19: Could the coronavirus spur automation and reverse globalization?”
・Article④ “Coronavirus: the economic impact – 10 July 2020 A health pandemic or a pandemic for the economy? April 2020 and some early evidence of firms’ perceptions”
・World Health Organization COVID-19 pandemic homepage
・World Health Organization COVID-19 advice for the public (with video resources and infographics)
・World Health Organization Kobe Center COVID-19 updates and resources
・Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare COVID-19 updates