- Now is the time to harness the creativity of public and private sector partnerships to create a cross-pollination of ideas and solutions to challenges children face today.
- Four urgent issues to address for children and young people involve learning, vaccines, mental health, and climate and water.
- We must never forget to engage with young people themselves – their ideas, experiences and articulation of their needs are key to ensuring solutions reach the most marginalised.
These are difficult times for the world’s children and young people. The socioeconomic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic are compounding pre-existing crises, including climate change, conflict, and barriers to learning and earning opportunities.
We are at a critical point where we must collectively act to achieve a truly equitable, inclusive and resilient recovery from the pandemic. This means ensuring that…