The COVID-19 global pandemic has affected millions of children across almost every country. This has brought about an immeasurable disruption to children’s education and well-being. Schools across the globe have closed down, leaving over 1 billion students without access to education.
The purpose of this checklist is to enhance compliance and adherence with the public health measures outlined in the recently-updated Considerations for school-related public health measures in the context of COVID-19, particularly taking into consideration children under the age of 18 years in e
Countries across the globe are gradually reopening or planning for the reopening of schools and other education institutions, after several months of closure, as part of wider efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.
In order to be resilient to health emergencies and pandemics, crisis and risk management need to be institutionalized in education systems by having a crisis and risk management policy, a dedicated team of education staff that is tasked with developing and implementing such policies, and strong c
This report is a focused update to the comprehensive 2013 report, Young People and the Law in Asia and the Pacific: A Review of Laws and Policies Affecting Young People’s Access to Reproductive Health and HIV Services.
The country case studies are a supplement to the report, Young People and the Law: Laws and Policies Impacting Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Asia-Pacific Region: 2020 Update, which provides a broad overview of whether countries in the Asia and Paci
The following inventory aims to provide a repository of UN agencies core work in the area of school nutrition. A more comprehensive catalogue of tools and resources can be found in the school nutrition library. This inventory was developed in 2020 and is intended as a first edition.
The school re-entry guidelines are organized into four chapters. Chapter one discusses the background, rationale, legal and policy context. Chapter two outlines the goal, objectives, target groups, scope and the guiding principles of the guideline.
This white paper on the current state, principles of effectiveness and challenges of school-based food and nutrition education for low- and middle-income countries, with recommendations for action, is the first of its kind.
This Guide has the following aims: provide practical information and guidance for developing or revising national legal frameworks related to school food and nutrition; identify legal elements and areas that are relevant to school food and nutrition; identify international law and standards appli