16 October 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting the implementation and achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. At the same time the pandemic serves as a strong wake-up call for the international community to build a more resilient, inclusive and sustainable future as summarised under the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Achievement of the SDGs in a post-pandemic world will require a holistic approach, including strong commitments towards promotion of structural changes across all sectors of society. In this context, inclusive and sustainable industrial development, which is at the core of SDG-9, is expected to play a critical role in overcoming the crisis and setting countries back on the path of growth and development.

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