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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

Nelson Mandela receives the Gandhi Peace Prize, c2001, New Delhi: [Set of Seven Still Images]

Nelson Mandela receives the Gandhi Peace Prize 2000 in New Delhi. President of India Mr Kocheril Raman Narayanan (then president of India) conferred the honour. Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, (then) Vice-President Krishan Kant and (then High Commissioner of South Africa) Ms Maite Mashabane were also present.

Consulate General of India

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

Congressional Gold Medal, presented in Congress by Bill Clinton to Mandela

This item includes the bronze medal that is a duplicate of the Nelson Mandela Congressional Gold Medal. It is a coin description.

Reverse
Features compass points and a decorative spindle in the upper center of the medal. Children linked together encircle the upper border.

Obverse
Features a portrait of Nelson Mandela.

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

Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) was established in Johannesburg

The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) is an Africa-wide think tank which provides a forum for dialogue, information dissemination and networking, underpinned by rigorous research on the different elements of African Heritage in order to shape policy and practice on governance, economic development and the evolution of African institutions.

Nelson Mandela medallions and coins

There are numerous medalliions and coins named after Mandela and coined in his honour. The first coin was minted in Norway 1993 on the occassion of the Nobel Peace Prize. Coins were also minted to honour his inauguration, his presidency, equal education, his 90th birthday, Robben Island. Coins and medallions are in gold and other precious metals and in different weight.
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