Decision-makers should include younger people in participatory mechanisms and policy deliberations at all levels.
Governments should improve outreach, support and protection for young people in vulnerable or disadvantaged circumstances to allow them to participate in the labour market and social life and to ensure that no young person is left behind.
Stronger investment in mental health services is crucial to address the increase in demand.
Education systems need to ensure that younger people of all backgrounds and in all circumstances acquire relevant knowledge and develop appropriate skills and competencies, including social, civic and emotional skills.
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