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COVID-19 Response: The UN Calls for Action on Education

COVID-19 Response: The UN Calls for Action on Education

“As the world faces unsustainable levels of inequality, we need education – the great equalizer – more than ever.  We must take bold steps now, to create inclusive, resilient, quality education systems fit for the future.”  -- UN Secretary General António Guterres

We are at a defining moment for the world’s children and young people. The COVID-19 pandemic has created the most severe disruption in the world’s education systems in history and is threatening a loss of learning that may stretch beyond one generation of students. In response, the United Nations has published a Policy Brief on actions needed during COVID-19 and beyond, and is launching a new campaign with education partners, “Save our Future”.

Click here for UN Secretary General António Guterres’ statement outlining the UN's four key recommendations for action.  

You can access the full text of the Policy Brief, "Education during COVID-19 and beyond",  by clicking here.   

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