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WESP21 Global Press Release

26 January 2021

Global economic recovery remains precarious, rebound of 4.7% to barely offset 2020 losses

Stimulating investments, revitalizing global trade and preventing premature austerity, financial bubbles and widening inequalities remain critical for resilient recovery, says new UN report

WESP21 Global Press Release


Francyne Harrigan

UNIC Director
Francyne Harrigan is currently the Director of the UN Information Centre Jakarta.

Prior to this assignment, Ms. Harrigan was the Chief of the Sustainable Development Section in the Strategic Communications Division of the Department of Public Information.

Before working at UN Headquarters in New York, Ms. Harrigan was the Chief of the Strategic Communications and Advocacy Section with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) in Bangkok.

She has more than 20 years of experience working in the field of communications with multilaterals, media and NGOs, with close to 15 of these years having been spent in SouthEast Asia.

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