School desks make up an exhibit called “Pandemic Classroom” at the United Nations in New York City. Each of the 168 seats represents 1 million children living in countries where schools have been entirely closed almost a year.

School desks are setup as part of a UNICEF ‘Pandemic Classroom’,each seat representing one million children living in countries where schools have been entirely closed almost a year, outside the UN Headquarters in New York on March 2, 2021. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP) (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images)