Climate activist Greta Thunberg along with Danish NGO Human Act, on Thursday launched a child rights-driven campaign to support the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in protecting young lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. The scheme which is called ‘Global youth Mobilisation’, comes as millions of young people continue to feel the strain of the pandemic. UN news reports that head of the World Health Organisation, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus insisted that the agency wanted to be sure that young people’s voices, energy and solutions were at the centre of the world’s recovery from Covid-19. An initial US$ 2 million of funding will be available, from US$ 500 to US$ 5000. Applications will be available via a centralised platform, which is available in multiple languages. For more information visit