Item 1612 - Appreciation from the 5th International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Parks Congress2003

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ZA COM MR-T-1-4-1612


Appreciation from the 5th International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Parks Congress2003


  • September 2003 (Creation)

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 9/01/12

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Award presented to Mr Mandela in appreciation of his vision, energy, and commitment towards safeguarding the World's protected areas and with gratitute for his role as Patron and Supporter of the 2003 5th World Parks Congress, Switzerland

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Rectangular-shaped plaque composed of dark wood with affixed rectangular gold plate. Gold plate is engraved in black. The left side of the plate is engraved with the "World Parks Congress 2003 Durban Benefits Beyond Boundaries" logo, which includes a diamond, cut into 4 pieces, with the following pictures in each section: A paw print, a whale tail, a pot, a leaf.
The left side also includes the IUCN The World Conservation Union logo.
The body of the plate reads as follows:
To Mr Mandela
In deep appreciation of your vision, energy and commitment towards safeguarding the World's Protected Areas
Also with gratitude for your vital role as patron and supporter of the 2003 IUCN Vth World Parks Congress
Durban, South Africa, September 2003

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0184

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