Nelson Mandela Foundation

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.