Young people needed for Covid recovery, UAE envoy tells UN

SourceThe National

Governments should listen more to young people and hire more staff under age 30 as they pull their economies out of the Covid-19 pandemic, UAE Minister of State for Youth Shamma Al Mazrui told the UN on Wednesday. Ms Al Mazrui told a UN forum that the “best sequel” to a pandemic that has claimed 2.9 million lives globally and upended economies would be a world where “youths are the authors and co-authors of the future”. The UN says that young people have been badly hit by the Covid-19, with the education of some 1.5 billion students and pupils disrupted, including millions of girls more...