Nelson Mandela


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Noun1.Nelson Mandela - South African statesman who was released from prison to become the nation's first democratically elected president in 1994 (born in 1918)
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The foreign diplomat said this while speaking at a seminar held in continuation of UN Nelson Mandela International Day entitled 'Nelson Mandela's Glorious Legacy: Lessons for Today and Tomorrow' at COMSATS Headquarters Islamabad on Thursday.
'Nelson Mandela Day', Noordwyk said, is a global call-to-action for people to change the world.
South African Acting Higher Commissioner Christo Janse Van Noordwyk said this while speaking at a seminar held in continuation of UN Nelson Mandela International Day entitled 'Nelson Mandela's Glorious Legacy: Lessons for Today and Tomorrow' organized by Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies (IPD) in collaboration with the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSAT).
A prize-giving ceremony on 'Extempore Speech' programme on the 10th Nelson Mandela Day was also held there.
Today marks 29 years since Nelson Mandela was released from prison, and Dr Makaziwe (Maki) Mandela's talk will commemorate the occasion.
The world continues to remember Nelson Mandela's incredible achievements.
On December 5, 2013, Nelson Mandela, the first President of South Africa to be elected in a fully representative
Making a Stand - Panel Discussion (November 1, 6pm free) Hosted by Wales Millennium Centre and Stand up to Racism Wales, Joe Redmond has invited key members of the community to discuss freedom of speech in society today, reflecting on Nelson Mandela's life, his work, and his commitment to the anti-apartheid movement.
The Nelson Mandela Centenary Exhibition opened at London's Southbank Centre in July, attended by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, after various successful iterations of the exhibition around the world.
The meeting was held on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, to shed light on world peace on the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth, with the participation of many leaders, heads of government and ministers from around the world and important international figures.
"We Indians consider Madiba (Nelson Mandela) to be one of our own.

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