Item 1807 - Pasteur Foundation Award

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ZA COM MR-T-6-1-1807

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Pasteur Foundation Award

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  • 7 May 2008 (Creation)

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certificate

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 21/12/11

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Award presenting Mr Mandela with the Pasteur Foundation Award for his work on behalf of public health and human rights from the Pasteur Foundation, USA

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White certificate in large white folder with textured leaves on the front and back cover. Taken out of folder for preservation. Front cover includes the Pasteur Foundation logo in silver. Certificate and folder housed in large white envelope with "Nelson R. Mandela" printed on the front in green. An olive green ribbon ties around the envelope.
Certificate has a flowered pink and green border along the left and right side of the certificate. Certificate text is in silver, green, and maroon, and reads:
The Pasteur Foundation Award
is presented to Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela for his exemplary work on behalf of public health and human rights.
Devoted in his retirement ot combating HIV/AIDS and to assembling a unique group of Global Elders who bring to bear change using their colelctive wisdom and political independence, President Mandela has stood alone for decades as an unmatched embodiment of humanism.
En hommage reconnaissant de L'Institut Pasteur
May 7, 2008.
"I have the invincible belief that science and peace will triumph over ignorance and war; that nations will come together, not to destroy but to build; and that the future will belong to those who have done the most for suffering humanity." Louis Pasteur

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0036

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