Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Economic, Social and Environmental Pillars of SDGs in Sri Lanka

This research paper attempts to examine the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on economic, social and environmental pillars of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Sri Lanka. The study will present analysis covering, but not limited to the key impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on the economic, social and environmental development indicators of Sri Lanka, including on economic growth, sector-wise impacts, effects on supply chains, trade and investment, employment, poverty, inequality, health, environment; gender; among others. It will provide short- and medium-term policy recommendations needed for an accelerated, inclusive, cleaner and sustainable recovery and building back better.

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Dushni Weerakoon
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UNESCAP - New Delhi Office

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