Lockdown Generation

“It is hard to be 20 in 2020,” French President Emmanuel Macron said last year, referring to the devastating impacts of the pandemic on young people, this situation is unfortunately still appliable to 2021 where lockdown and restrictive measures are still in place and the students’ life is still far from normality.

This statement is the opening of the interesting article posted on Euronews that analizes the impact of the lockdown on European youngsters, among the various stories described and collected by the OECD during their studies there are also examples on how youth-led initiatives gave a significant help to the local communities during the pandemic emergency, most of all in the socio-economical one directly derived from the lockdown.

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