Resources documenting the life and times of the late Mr Nelson Mandela are to be found in an extraordinary range of locations, both within South Africa and internationally. These resources are embedded in various legal and other jurisdictions. The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory provides a unique facility which allows people access to this history.
The Centre also seeks to reach both global audiences and those systematically disadvantaged within South Africa by:
We believe that the vehicle for sharing this effectively, for growing it, and for engaging it in the promotion of justice, is dialogue. We actively open our work – on the life and times of Mr Nelson Mandela, the events and the people he influenced or was influenced by – to debate and discussion. And we draw on this in convening dialogue on critical social issues that present a threat to justice in society.