Mandela day celebrated on the birth anniversary of the renowned philanthropist, anti-apartheid revolutionary, the first black president of South Africa and the Noble Prize winner late Mr. Nelson Mandela (1918-2013). The day was officially recognised by the United Nations in November 2009, with the first ever day celebrated on July 18, 2009. Carrying the revolutionary deeds within Nelson Mandela dedicated his journey for human rights believing that everyone is having the potential within themselves to make a difference in their communities in order to make a world a better palace. The motto of the celebration revolves around honouring the legacy of Nelson Mandela and his values while spreading his ideas around the world that each individual has the potential to make an impact and transform the world.
I’m honoured to deliver the 18th @NelsonMandela Annual Lecture this Saturday at 9am EST.— António Guterres (@antonioguterres) July 15, 2020
Building on Mandela’s legacy, I will explore the need to fight the global pandemic of inequality & how we must rethink our economies & societies.
Join me: https://t.co/hKsq9aa0bh #NMAL2020 pic.twitter.com/c24LayeEce
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