Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Talk About Archie’s 1st Steps, Milestones

While Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s move to the U.S. coincided with the global coronavirus pandemic and has forced them to quarantine at home, the couple admitted in a video interview on Sunday, October 11, that the time has allowed them to savor precious moments with their son, Archie, and be there for all of his milestones.

The royal couple spoke with Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai from a sofa in their Santa Barbara, California, home to commemorate International Day of the Girl and talk about the importance of education to empower young women around the world.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Talk About Archie's First Steps in Chat with Malala Yousafzai
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, and son Archie TOBY MELVILLE/POOL/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex spoke about their own experiences at school and Meghan, 39, who has championed the importance of girls’ education for years, shared her priorities for the pair’s 17-month-old son.

“To be able to raise our son in

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Harry And Meghan Talk To Malala About Girls’ Education, Archie’s Milestones

It’s a sign of the times that even a conversation between three of the most famous and influential people in the world starts with some variation of, “Can you hear me OK?”

That marked the beginning of a virtual chat that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had with Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai on Sunday to celebrate International Day of the Girl.

Yousafzai, who’s been fighting for girls to have access to education since she was 11, asked Meghan why girls’ education was a priority for her.

Malala Yousafzai chatting with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for International Day of the Girl.

Malala Yousafzai chatting with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for International Day of the Girl.

“So much is at stake when we don’t give a young woman an opportunity to learn,” Meghan said. “When young girls have access to education, everyone wins and everyone succeeds.”

She explained that tools granted to girls in childhood will result in more empowered female

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Literacy and education for democracy: essential milestones to advance the SDGs during and beyond COVID-19 – World

New York: On 8 October 2020, UNESCO presented the UN Secretary-General’s report on Literacy for life, work, lifelong learning and education for democracy at the Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly.

Addressing the Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly during a virtual meeting, Ms Stefania Giannini UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Education, presented the UN Secretary-General’s report entitled Literacy for life, work, lifelong learning and education for democracy.

The report identifies the progress made on literacy, with a particular focus on young people and adults. Set against the largest disruption of education, as described by the UN Secretary General in his policy brief, the report provides recommendations for the further promotion of literacy as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Reviewing the global trends in the field of education for democracy as requested but the General Assembly resolution 73/134 the report also contains information

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