On 10 March 2021 during the 46th session of the HRC, the NGO WG on HREL delivered an oral statement on behalf of 23 organizations titled: ‘COVID-19, human rights and youth’.

The Working Group asked Member States to address the human rights impacts of the pandemic in a concrete way through recommendations during the UPR Working Group sessions and in particular the right to quality of education. Especially in the times of the crisis, member states must have a coherent approach to human rights education. 

FULL STATEMENT is available here