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Students and teacher wear protective face masks and shields after Indonesian government reopened schools by implementing face-to-face learning process amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Pariaman, West Sumatra Province, Indonesia July 13, 2020, in this photo taken by Antara Foto/Iggoy el Fitra/via Reuters.    ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. INDONESIA OUT. - RC2ESH9TVKVR

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced schools to close, impacting up to 1.6 billion children. Image: Via REUTERS

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United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education; Chair, International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity, The Office of Gordon and Sarah Brown
Abiy Ahmed
Prime Minister , Ethiopia
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