Coronavirus (1237) WHO-backed global youth mobilization funds young people's ideas to combat impact of COVID-19 pandemic

20 April, 2021

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WHO-backed global youth mobilization funds young people's ideas to combat impact of COVID-19 pandemic

19 April 2021 News release

- Initiative led by the world’s six largest youth organizations and supported by the World Health Organization and United Nations Foundation will fund the work of young people in communities impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic

- Impact of the global pandemic on young people to be addressed at Global Youth Summit

- Young people will decide where the money goes and how it is spent

- Global Youth Mobilization backed by UNICEF, USAID, UNFPA, European Commission, Salesforce, FIFA and Heads of State and Governments from around the world

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Neil Pakenham-Walsh, HIFA Coordinator, neil@hifa.org www.hifa.org