We are facing a global health crisis unlike any in the 75-year history of the United Nations — one that is killing people, spreading human suffering, and upending people’s lives. But this is much more than a health crisis. It is a human crisis. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is attacking societies at their core.
On 31 March, the UN Global Compact summarized the original report to highlight the core action points in an abridged article which empowers the private sector and governments to act urgently and contribute to the Global Response to COVID-19.