Youth - Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions

Unemployment, inactivity, and insecure work can have long-lasting “scarring effects” on career paths and future earnings. These effects are compounded by the severe hit on the mental well-being of young people. Unless these vulnerabilities are addressed and unless the mental well-being of young people is protected, the social risks of a “COVID-19 lockdown generation” may be felt in the long run.