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United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize

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United Nations, New York, USA, July 24 2015 – General Assembly marked Nelson Mandela International Day (18 July) with an informal meeting, including the award of the first-ever UN Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize, recognizing the South African leader’s contributions to democracy, justice and reconciliation and his dedication to the service of humanity. The two laureates, Helena Ndume of Namibia and Jorge Fernando Branco Sampaio of Portugal, attended the meeting to receive the Prize. On the Photo: Dr. Ndume, Jesse Jackson, Ruhakana Rugunda Credit: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire The United Nations General Assembly Friday marked Nelson Mandela International Day – which is observed [Read More]

Nelson Mandela International Day

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Credit: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire THE SECRETARY-GENERAL BAN KI-MOON MESSAGE FOR NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY. Nelson Mandela International Day is an annual call to action for people around the world to make a difference in the communities where they live and work by taking time to serve others. The theme behind the Day – “Take action, Inspire change” – highlights the importance of working together to build a peaceful, sustainable and equitable world. Nelson Mandela gave 67 years of his life to the struggle for human rights and social justice. The United Nations joins the Mandela Foundation in asking people around the [Read More]

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