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Budapest establishes a park in Honor of Nelson Mandela

Budapest establishes a memorial park in honour of Nelson Mandela on the northern slope of Gellért Hill, the Mayor’s Office. Nelson Mandela Park, occupying 5,000sqm of lawns and a wooded area, will be the city’s first permanent landscaped artwork. The 9.4 million forint (EUR 24,000) park will be inaugurated on July 18, International Mandela Day.

Opening of the Jukskei Park in Riverlea in honour of Nelson Mandela

The Nelson Mandela Foundation in partnership with Johannesburg City Parks, Zoo, Old Mutual, Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Department of Forest, Fisheries and the Environment, Green Development Foundation, Meals on Wheels Community Services South Africa, as well as Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa commemorated the 9th anniversary of struggle icon Nelson Mandela’s passing by officially opening the Jukskei Park in Riverlea, in Johannesburg. The park will also be the symbolic home for the foundation’s ‘One Million Tree Campaign’, which aims to promote environmental justice and food security, while mitigating the impact of climate change.

Nelson Mandela Statue unveiled in Nambule, Uganda

Nelson Mandela Statue unveiled in Nambule in front of the Mandela National Stadium, Uganda. People across Africa are embracing the chance to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s life in the month of July. In Uganda, a statue of the African icon was unveiled. The statue is a half figure of the African icon wearing his famous Madiba shirt. South Africa’s Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr. Naledi Pandor was in Uganda for the unveiling.

South Africa and Uganda have strong ties dating back to the struggle against colonialism and apartheid. Uganda hosted and trained South African anti-apartheid activists and freedom fighters in the late 1980s. Minister Pandor described the statue as a fitting tribute to the strong relationship between the two countries.

Handover ceremony of documentation of Dr. Nelson Mandela’s Honorary Degree Diploma at his Investiture as Doctor of Laws Soochow University, 2022.04.12, Houghton: [Set of 53 Still images]

Handover of photos of Nelson Mandela receiving an Honorary Degree Diploma by Soochow University. These photos including two certificates were handed over by Anthony Ho (Ambassador and Taiwanese representative to South Africa), Dr. Wei-ta Pan (President of Soochow University) and Director Angel Y.C.L Wu (Taiwan Foundation for Democracy) to the Chief Executive of the Foundation Sello Hatang during a handover ceremony that was held in the NMF auditorium on the 12th of April 2022.

Arends, Ethel

Commemoration of the naming of Nelson Mandela Place in Glasgow by the Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation

A tribute video produced by the Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation to commemorate the events of the Soweto Uprising and the naming anniversary of Nelson Mandela Place in Glasgow. 16 June 2021 is the 45th anniversary of the Soweto Uprising and also the 35th anniversary of the naming of Nelson Mandela Place in Glasgow.

Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation

Nelson Mandela mural unveiled in Montreal

A mural commemorating Nelson Mandela's visit to Montreal 30 years ago was unveiled in the city's Sud-Ouest borough. It was painted at the Union United Church on Delisle street one of the oldest Black congregations in Canada and the place where Mandela spoke on this trip to the city in 1990.

Egalite, Franco

Plaque for Red Square (Oriental plaza)

Plaque erected near the south entrance of the Oriental Plaza. This is where the defiance campaign was launched in 1952, it was the first mass anti-apartheid campaign led by Nelson Mandela as volunteer-in chief of the African National Congress.

"My cardboard Mandela statue" created by Darrell Wakelam

"My cardboard Mandela statue" is a statue created by Darrell Wakelam for Mandela day in honour of Nelson Mandela. The project was meant to educate and motivate children in schools about the values of Nelson Mandela. Following the hashtag, #AStatueToBeProudOf on twitter, the schools nominated themselves to win the sculpture and the winner was Kelsall Primary School.

Wakelam, Darrell

''Peace Bench" at the UN Plaza unveiled in honour of Nelson Mandela

As a symbol of diplomacy and dialogue, the installation pays tribute to Nelson Mandela and his efforts to bring people together to find effective solutions for peace. The installation will remain at the Headquarters’ plaza through September 2018, when the plan is to transfer it to Oslo and a permanent location near the Nobel Peace Center and the Oslo City Hall.

Mandela Garden, Campi Bisenzio

Comune di Campi Bisenzio has dedicated a garden to Nelson Mandela. The dedication was part of the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human rights. The Comune of Campi Bisenzio is a Town of roughly 47000 people and is part of the Metropolitan area of Florence.

Lorimer, Dino

Posthumous Title of Honorary Member to Nelson Mandela from UIA

On July 18th, 2018, in honour of what would have been Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday, the UIA awarded him the posthumous title of Honorary Member. The ceremony took place in the Portuguese Ministry of Justice and was hosted by the Portuguese Minister of Justice Francisca van Dunem and UIA President, Pedro Pais de Almeida.

Union Internationale des Avocats

To honour Nelson Mandela, the International T20 Double Header featuring the South African Women's Cricket Team and the South African Men's Cricket Team played against their Indian counterparts as part of the Mandela 100 celebrations

And a celebration of 20 years of diplomatic relations between India and South Africa, coinciding with the 125 anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi when he was thrown off a train at Pietermaritzburg Railway station after he refused to move from a whites'only compartment
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