New Global Youth Mobilization Initiative To Invest In Youth-Led COVID-19 Response Efforts
WHO: World’s largest youth organizations, representing 250 million members, and WHO launch global mobilization to respond to disruptive impacts of COVID-19 on young people
“A new ground-breaking global youth mobilization was launched [Monday] to invest in and scale up youth-led solutions and engagements in response to COVID-19. The initiative was launched by an alliance of the world’s largest youth movements and organizations, together with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Foundation. … The Global Youth Mobilization will feature the convening of a Global Youth Summit in April 2021, and a fund of US$5 million to support local and national youth organizations, including grants for youth-led solutions and an accelerator program to scale up existing response efforts…” (12/14).