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9 of Our Favorite Quotes From Mandela 100 Host Trevor Noah

9 of Our Favorite Quotes From Mandela 100 Host Trevor Noah

Global Citizen

By Erica Sanchez, Hlumelo Siphe Williams and Julie Ngalle

02 December 2018 

Trevor Noah has come home once again to host the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100. Noah used his trademark humour to bring levity and relevance to the serious challenges that he has faced, along with the rest of the country. Here are some of Global Citizens’ favourite quotes from Trevor Noah’s speech, on some of the key missions of the tremendous event.

A sneak peek:

6. On education

“In the world today, 264 million children are missing out on school. Education is a basic human right, but for so many, it is still an unattainable dream … So what does that mean? Well, we need countries here to step up their own domestic resources, but we also need those G7 leaders watching this tonight — and you know who you are — Chancellor Merkel of Germany, Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada, Prime Minister May of the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Abe of Japan — we’re looking to you to step up, and respond to this urgent call!”

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