Item 1682 - Honorary doctorate from the Omar Bongo University

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ZA COM 2019-2-5-3-1682

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Honorary doctorate from the Omar Bongo University

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  • 15 October 2004 (Creation)

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certificate

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Date accepted: 2004/12/22 , Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 12/12/11

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Honorary doctorate conferred upon Mr Mandela from the Omar Bongo University, Libreville, Gabon

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Orange, peach, black, and gray certificate wrapped in straw cloth with twist closure. Taken out of cloth for preservation
Certificate has multi-coloured "University Omar Bongo - Savoir - Progres - Univerasalite" seal at top.
Certificate is in French, written in black text, and reads:
Doctorat Honoris causa
Le Recteur de l'Université Omar Bongo
Vue la loi no 21/2000 du 10 janvier 2001 d’éterminant les principles fondamentaux de l'enseignement supérieur en République gabonaise, Vu l'ârreté no 00873/MESRIT du 15 octobre 2004 portant fixation des règles relatives aux solennités, honneurs academics et à la préséance à Omar Bongo University.
Le conseil académique entendu,
Atteste que Monsieur Nelson Mandela, Prix Nobel de la Paix a été jugé digne du titre de Docteur Honoris Causa de l’Université Omar Bongo of Libreville en reconnaissance de sa contribution au rayonnement de l’Afrique

English translation:
The Rector of the University Omar Bongo
Viewed Act No. 21/2000 of 10 January 2001 to Determine the fundamental principles of higher education in the Republic of Gabon Viewed Order No. 00873/MESRIT of 15 October 2004 laying down rules for the ceremonies, honors, academics and precedence to Omar Bongo University.
The Academic Council heard
Certify that Mr. Nelson Mandela, Nobel Peace Prize winner, has been judged worthy of the title of Doctor Honoris Causa from the University of Omar Bongo in Libreville in recognition of his contribution to Africa.

Signed by: Michel Mboumi (Visa du Secretaire General de L'Universite), Pr Fidele Pierre Nze-Nguema (Recteur), stamped with the seal of each individual's respective position.

(Note: Certificate duplicates have been added to this number

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0074

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