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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at the UN again

Vita Gazette – On July 18, the prince Harry will give a speech and his wife will be by his side. It is not the first time that the Dukes of Sussex have been invited to the Glass Palace, and there are those who bet that the future of the couple will be increasingly political.

Prince Harry will speak to the whole world at the United Nations. On July 18, will give a speech at the United Nations General Assembly, known as International Nelson Mandela Day, and his wife, Meghan Markle, will be there to support him. In his speech, it was reported that Prince Harry will draw attention to the effects of climate change and global hunger, which are among the world’s major problems.

Following Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee, the UK has a new public engagement for Harry and Meghan Markle. The Dukes of Sussex are heading to New York on July 18 for the United Nations General Assembly to mark Nelson Mandela Day. There has already been great anticipation for Harry’s speech in honor of the South African politician and activist. Prince Harry is expected to give an important speech on important issues in the world, from climate change to hunger, from racism to abortion. The invitation of Meghan and Harry to the Glass Palace once again is taken as an indication that the future of the couple will be increasingly political.

For the Sussex it will not be the first time at the United Nations, even in 2021 they were invited to the World Leaders Meeting, even if neither of them had taken the floor. For Harry and Meghan this will be the first high-profile journey from farewell to royal life, in 2020, but also an opportunity to underline the desire to be engaged at the forefront in certain areas, from social to education to emancipation. female.

The Duke of Sussex and his wife met Mandela’s widow, Graça Machel, in 2019, during their royal tour in South Africa, but the ties between the prince and Africa go further, thanks to the intense work of his mother Lady Diana at the side of the weakest, who found one of his privileged fields of action right here, thanks also to the relationship of esteem and friendship with Mandela, whom he met even a few months before his death.

The couple last traveled from California to New York in September 2021, when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle raised awareness about vaccine equality at the Global Citizen Live concert in Central Park. The two also visited the Freedom Tower and met with UN Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed.

Since 2009, the United Nations has commemorated Nelson Mandela’s legacy by celebrating International Nelson Mandela Day on his birthday on July 18 each year.

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