by rumo – 18 JULY 2019
Nelson Rolihlahla (Madiba) Mandela
Jul 18, 1918 – Dec 05, 2013
“It is easy to break down and destroy.
The heroes are those who make peace and build.”
November 2009 – in recognition of the former South African President’s contribution to the culture of peace and freedom, UN General Assembly declares 18 July “Nelson Mandela International Day”. Resolution A/RES/64/13 recognizes Mandela’s values and his dedication to the service of humanity in: conflict resolution; race relations; promotion and protection of human rights; reconciliation; gender equality and the rights of children and other vulnerable groups; the fight against poverty; the promotion of social justice. The resolution acknowledges his contribution to the struggle for democracy internationally and the promotion of a culture of peace throughout the world.
- The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela@Nelson Mandela Foundation
- Nelson Mandela International Day – 18 July@UN