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By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is a Consultant, Senior Research Fellow at London University and former Caribbean diplomat)   A single word appears on the stone marking his burial place.  It is “Mandela”; and it is enough.   Since December 5, that fateful day when Nelson Mandela left the world […]

STANDING BY MANDELA


18 July 2013 This year’s commemoration of Nelson Mandela International Day comes at a moment of deep reflection on the life and work of Madiba, as the universally revered leader remains in the hospital. As we extend our best wishes to President Mandela on his 95th birthday, let us also […]

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY


18 July 2012 Today, it gives me immense pleasure to say Happy Birthday Nelson Mandela. Nelson Mandela has been a lawyer and a freedom fighter… A political prisoner, peacemaker and president… A healer of nations…and a mentor to generations of leaders and people from all walks of life throughout the […]

MESSAGE FOR NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY FROM THE SECRETARY-GENERAL