- 25 March 2004 (Creation)
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Two translucent white certificates framed by 2 panes of glass and a red border with gold accents. The award is housed in a red cardboard box.
The first certificate is the document is a copy of the resolution (no. 453) instituting the Congressional Medal of Achievement to enable the House of Representatives to honour political, economic, and cultural leaders who have distinguished themselves through their life-work and their vision. The certificate is dated November 18, 2002 and signed by Jose de Venecia, Jr (speaker) and Roberto P Nazareno (Secretary-General).
The second certificate is the award conferred ot Mr. Mandela. It outlines his life achievements.
The certificate is signed by Jose de Venecia, Jr (speaker) and dated 25 March 2004 in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Republic of the Philippines
Medal is housed in persplex box. Red/white/blue ribbon with gold plate: Congressional Medal of Achievement. Big round medal attached to the plate: middle - coat of arms and in the border: House of Representatives Republic of the Philippines on blue background