Mandela Day: Celebrating His Legacy
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Mandela Day: Celebrating His Legacy

The UN General Assembly unanimously decided to recognize Nelson Mandela’s birthday on July 18, 2009, as Mandela International Day. A call made by Nelson Mandela (1) inspired it. He urged the next generation to take on the responsibility of leadership in resolving world social problems. He stated, “It is now in your hands.” The celebration…