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13 August 2014
On 10 August 2014, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet facilitated a Gender in Dialogue event, a discussion about gender-based violence and women’s rights. The event at the University of Cape Town’s Jameson Hall formed part of the 12th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture Series, in partnership with the African Gender Institute and UCT.Read more
9 August 2014
The theme of the 12th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture is “Building social cohesion through active citizenship”, a topic that can be distilled into the sub-themes of education for participation, democratic co-operation through the notion of community and, identity and alienation with a specific focus on youth.
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet delivered this year’s Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture at the Cape Town City Hall on 9 August 2014.Read more
17 April 2014
On Monday 14 April 2014 the Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted another in its series of legacy dialogues, led by a panel of speakers comprising Mac Maharaj, Hugh Macmillan and Adekeye Adebajo. The question interrogated by the panel was: “What are the legacies of Nelson Mandela, and how do they intersect with those of the ANC?”Read more
14 April 2014
The launch of Nelson Mandela International Day 2014 at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory on 8 April 2014, signifies the commencement of the 2014 Mandela Day events calendar.Read more
14 April 2014
South Africa’s Deputy President, Kgalema Motlanthe, was the keynote speaker at the launch of the Nelson Mandela International Day Campaign 2014, at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory on 8 April 2014.Read more
2 April 2014
The Nelson Mandela Foundation’s Dialogue for Justice programme represents a continuation of conversations held in communities since late 2007.
A highlight of the programme, the Community Conversations were a partnership between the Foundation and the German federal government’s German Society for International Co-operation (GIZ), and were launched in 2008 as a response to the outbreak of xenophobic violence in South Africa.
The dialogues facilitate in-community talks on key issues affecting social cohesion, including xenophobia and violence, HIV, drug abuse, and women and youth issues.Read more
6 February 2014
On 11 December 2013, Brand SA and the Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted a special tribute event at the Centre of Memory in Houghton, with guest speakers Elinor Sisulu and the Rev. Jesse Jackson. Chairman of the Nelson Mandela Foundation and Mandela Rhodes Foundation, Professor Njabulo Ndebele, described the event as an occasion to reflect on the life of Nelson Mandela.Read more
6 February 2014
Following the viewing in state of the late Mr Mandela’s body in Pretoria on 10 December 2013, Nelson Mandela Foundation CEO Sello Hatang and Board of Directors chairperson Professor Njabulo Ndebele speak about their experience and memories of Mr Mandela.Read more