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YN secṛtri jenṛl: rcuṿri fṛm ɖ c’roṇvîṛs crîsis mst līd t a betr wrld

(Transcription of an article published in the Guardian on 2 April 2020)

W mst inśur a sfiśntli globl n coorḍnetd rspons t ɖ pandemic, ɖen bild rziłns fr ɖ fyćr

António Guterres, Secṛtri Jenṛl v ɖ Ynîtd Neśnz

Ʈrzde, 2 Epril 2020

Onli bî cmñ tgɖr wl ɖ wrld b ebl t fes dǎn ɖ Covid-19 pandemic n its śaṭrñ consiqnsz. At an imrjnsi vrćl mītñ last Ʈrzde, G20 līdrz tc steps in ɖ rît d’rex́n. Bt w r stl far awe fṛm hvñ a coorḍnetd, artikletd globl rspons ɖt mīts ɖ unpresdntd magṇtyd v ẃt w r fesñ.

Far fṛm flaṭnñ ɖ crv v infx́n, w r stl wel bhnd it. Ɖ dziz iniṣ́li tc 67 dez t infct 100,000 ppl; sn, 100,000 ppl n mor wl b infctd dêli. Wɖt cnsrtd n c’rejs ax́n, ɖ numbr v ny cesz wl olmst srtnli esc̣let intu ɖ miłnz, pśñ hlʈsistmz t brecñpônt, icoṇmiz intu a nǒzdîv n ppl intu dsper, wɖ ɖ purist hit hardist. W mst priper fr ɖ wrst n d evrʈñ t avôd it. Hir z a ʈri-pônt cōl t ax́n – best on sayns, soḷdaṛti n smart poḷsiz – fr dwñ jst ɖt.

Frst, s’pres trnzmiśn v ɖ c’roṇvîṛs

Ɖs rqîrz agresiv n rli tstñ n contact tresñ, cómpḷmntd bî qoṛntīnz, trītmnt n meźrz t cīp frst rspondrz sef, cmbînd wɖ meźrz t rstrict muvmnt n contact. Sć steps, dspt ɖ dsrupśnz ɖe cōz, mst b sstend untl ʈeṛpiz n a vaxīn imrj.

Crūṣ́li, ɖs r’bust n coopṛtiv ef̣t śd b gîdd bî ɖ Wrld Hlʈ Orġnîześn, a membr v ɖ Ynîtd Neśnz faṃli; cuntriz actñ on ɖer ǒn – az ɖe mst fr ɖer ppl – wl nt gt ɖ job dn fr ol.

Secnd, tacl ɖ devstetñ sośl n ic̣nomic dmnśnz v ɖ crîsis

Ɖ vîṛs z spredñ lîc wîldfîr, n z lîcli t muv swiftli intu ɖ globl sǎʈ, ẃr hlʈsistmz fes cnstrents, ppl r mor vulnṛbl, n miłnz liv in dnsli popyletd slumz or crǎdd setlmnts fr refyjīz n intrṇli dsplest prsnz. Fyld bî sć cndiśnz, ɖ vîṛs cd devstet ɖ dveḷpñ wrld n ɖen riimrj ẃr it wz prīvịsli s’prest. In ǎr inṭcnctd wrld, w r onli az stroñ az ɖ wìcist hlʈsistmz.

Clirli, w mst fît ɖ vîṛs fr ol v hymaṇti, wɖ a foc̣s on ppl, ispeṣ́li ɖ most afctd: wimin, oldr ppl, yʈ, lo-wej wrcrz, smōl n mīdịm enṭprîzz, ɖ informl sectr n vulnṛbl grūps.

Ɖ Ynîtd Neśnz hz jst iśùd rports dokmntñ hǎ ɖ vîṛl cntejn hz bcm an ic̣nomic cntejn, n setñ ǎt ɖ fînansñ nīdd t adres ɖ śocs. Ɖ Inṭnaśnl Munitri Fund hz dclerd ɖt w hv entrd a rseśn az bad az or wrs ɖn in 2009.

W nīd a comprihnsiv multilatṛl rspons amǎntñ t a dubl-dijit psntij v globl gros dmestic product.

Dveḷpt cuntriz cn d it bî ɖmslvz, n sm r indd dwñ it. Bt w mst masivli incris ɖ rzorsz aveḷbl t ɖ dveḷpñ wrld bî xpandñ ɖ cpaṣti v ɖ IMF, nemli ʈru ɖ iśụns v speśl drw̃rîts, n v ɖ uɖr inṭnaśnl fnanśl insttyśnz so ɖt ɖe cn rapidli injct rzorsz intu ɖ cuntriz ɖt nīd ɖm. I nǒ ɖs z dificlt az neśnz fînd ɖmslvz incrisñ dmestic spendñ bî record amǎnts. Bt ɖt spendñ wl b in ven f w d’nt cntrol ɖ vîṛs.

Coorḍnetd swops amñ sntṛl bancs cn olso brñ liqidti t imrjñ icoṇmiz. Dét’līvieśn mst olso b a prîoṛti – includñ imīɉt weivrz on inṭrestpemnts fr 2020.

Ʈrd, rcuvr betr

W simpli canot rtrn t ẃr w wr bfr Covid-19 struc, wɖ ssaytiz uņessṛli vulnṛbl t crîsis. Ɖ pandemic hz rmîndd s, in ɖ starcist we poṣbl, v ɖ prîs w pe fr wìcṇsz in hlʈsistmz, sośl pṛtx́nz n public srṿsz. It hz unḍscord n xasbetd iniqoḷtiz, abv ol jndr ineqti, leyñ bér ɖ we in ẃć ɖ forml icoṇmi hz bn sstend on ɖ bac v inviẓbl n unpeid cerlebr. It hz hîlîtd ongwñ hymn-rîts ćaḷnjz, includñ stigma n vayḷns agnst wimin.

Nǎ z ɖ tîm t rīdubl ǎr ef̣ts t bild mor inclūsiv n ssteṇbl icoṇmiz n ssaytiz ɖt r mor rziłnt in ɖ fes v pandemics, clîṃtćenj n uɖr globl ćaḷnjz. Ɖ rcuṿri mst līd t a difṛnt icoṇmi. Ǎr rodmap rmenz ɖ 2030 ajnda n ssteṇbl dveḷpmntgolz.

Ɖ Ynîtd Neśnz sistm z fŭli moḅlîzd: s’portñ cuntri-rsponsz, plesñ ǎr s’plîćenz at ɖ wrld’z dspozl, n advcetñ fr a globl sīsfîr.

Endñ ɖ pandemic evrẃr z bʈ a moṛl impeṛtiv n a matr v inlîtnd slf-inṭrest. At ɖs unyźl momnt, w canot rzort t ɖ yźl tūlz. Xtrordnri tîmz dmand xtrordnri meźrz. W fes a c’losl tst ẃć dmandz dsîsiv, coorḍnetd n iṇvtiv ax́n fṛm ol, fr ol.

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