Nelson Mandela International Day 2018 – July 18 – marks 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela. The United Nations created the observance to remember South Africa’s first Black president and the nation’s first president elected in a fully representative election.
The Nelson Mandela Foundation is dedicating this year’s Mandela Day to Action Against Poverty, honoring Mandela’s leadership and devotion to fighting poverty and promoting social justice for all.
George Johannes, South African Ambassador to Holy See Recalled the “Madiba” effect in a video released July 18, 2018, in Rome.
“He told me: If you are going to be a politician you need to