Item 0004 - Honorary Citizenship of the City of Saint Paul, USA

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ZA COM MR-T-0004

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Honorary Citizenship of the City of Saint Paul, USA

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 20/12/11

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Resolution granting Mr Mandela honorary citizenship in the city of Saint Paul, USA

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White certificate is mounted on medium dark wood board. Taken off the board for preservation. Certificate has thin blue border, and bottom left of certificate includes the blue and gold seal of the City of Saint Paul. Certificate text, in blue, reads:
Saint Paul City Council Resolution
Whereas Nelson R. Mandela is the former president of the African National Congress and of the Country of South Africa, and is an honoured recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and;
Whereas, Nelson R Mandela has made it his life's work to advance the values of democracy, racial equality, reconciliation, and freedom through his unparalled personal sacrifice; and
Whereas Nelson R. Mandela's unselfish and unwavering commitment to human dignity has served as the role model for demonstrating how just one person's voice in opposition to human oppression and injustice can change a person, a country and challenge the world; now
Therefore, be it resolved that in recognition of his lifelong achievements as a world leader and as an inspiration to the citizens of our community, the city of Saint Paul hereby confers upon:
Nelson R Mandela
Honorary Citizenship in the city of Saint Paul
Signed by 7 Council Presidents and Mayor

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0043

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