7 policy messages, 6 reasons and 3 phases of Social protection measures to mitigate the consequences of COVID-19 caused economic decline on vulnerable children in Ukraine

As any other crisis, the COVID-19 will also be over. The priority task is to minimize its economic consequences on children in Ukraine. The pressure on social protection is high while the costs of some decisions can span for years. The purpose of the Policy Note is to provide the Government of Ukraine with the concise analysis of the situation and suggest policy recommendations to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 and associated economic decline on vulnerable children and families.