Item 1264 - 1997 Rotary Award for World Understanding from Rotary International

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ZA COM MR-T-1-4-1264


1997 Rotary Award for World Understanding from Rotary International


  • 17 June 1997 (Creation)

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 10/01/12

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Award conferring the 1997 Rotary Award for World Understanding upon Mr Mandela from Rotary International, UK

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Certificate has the gold and blue Rotary International logo at the top, and the logo in seal form with attached blue ribbon, affixed to bottom left corner of certificate. Certificate text is in black, gold, red, and blue, and reads:
1997 Rotary Award for World Understanding
In Recognition of
His dedication to promoting freedom, justice, and equality for all people;
His leadership in resolving conflict peacefully, ensuring human rights and serving as a champion for democracy,
His lifelong commitment to improving the lives of the disadvantaged and oppressed and inspiring others to join this noble struggle;
The Rotary Award for World Understanding for 1997
is granted to
Nelson Madnela
Through perseverance, sacrifice, and a spirit of reconciliation, he has transformed the despair and tragedy of a nation into hope and dignity, not only for South Africa, but for the world. In his personal devotion to world understanding, goodwill and peace, Nelson Mandela exemplifies the Rotary Ideal of Service
Signed by: Luis Vicente Giay (President, Rotary International)
Presented at the Rotary International cOnvention
Glasgow, Scotland
17 June 1997

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0321

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