Chinanews, August 2 According to a report from the Russian Satellite Network, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stated on August 1 that the world is experiencing an education crisis triggered by the closure of schools due to the new crown epidemic.

Data map: The live video of the UN Secretary-General Guterres attending the meeting via video connection.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Peng Dawei

  According to reports, Guterres said on social media: "We are in an education crisis. Due to the new crown epidemic, schools are closed, 156 million students are still affected, and 25 million may never be able to return to school."

  Guterres pointed out that to effectively resume education after the epidemic requires investment in teachers, digital teaching and futuristic systems.