The setbacks caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus) need not be permanent, and it is possible to regain the momentum and move ahead towards the SDGs. It is even possible to convert the COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity for recovering better, by directing much of the resources earmarked for recovery toward investment in promoting the SDGs. Chapter 1. COVID-19: Setbacks, uncertainties and opportunities -- Chapter 2. Achieving prosperity in the wake of COVID-19 -- Chapter 3. Protecting the planet in the wake of COVID-19 -- Chapter 4. Better governance and stronger partnership for post-COVID-19 success.