Author Archives: Umair Khaliq

UN DESA #WorldEconomyReport

UN DESA’s #WorldEconomyReport update projects that the world economy could tank by 3.2% in 2020. Lost jobs and income from #COVID19 will push an additional 34.3 million people into extreme poverty in 2020, and more than 160 million by 2030. Can governments stop the free fall? Find out at:


Now more than ever, we need to show solidarity with those most in need – especially with countries experiencing severe shortages of supplies needed to fight #COVID19.

The Tech Access Partnership provides developing countries access to a global network with the info & support they need to develop these tools themselves.

Learn more about the #TechAccessPartnership:

Women in Peacekeeping – A key to peace

Strengthening the role of #womeninpeacekeeping is essential to making sure our peace and security efforts are lasting and sustainable.

As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the #UNSCR1325 on Women, Peace and Security and #PKday on 29 May, let’s commit to achieving gender equality in all our peace efforts around the world. v @UNPeacekeeping