Honouring Nelson Mandela's legacy, UN pledges acts of kindness and goodwill

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On Nelson Mandela International Day, the United Nations pledged to promote acts of kindness and goodwill and uplift poor and underdeveloped communities worldwide. ‘For the past five years, we have come together to celebrate the life and spirit of a unique individual who touched the entire world — Nelson Mandela — the Madiba,’ General Assembly President John Ashe said during a special event at UN Headquarters. In 2009, the Assembly declared 18 July ‘Nelson Mandela International Day’ in recognition of the former South African President’s contribution to the culture of peace and freedom. Today’s is the first observance since Mr Mandela’s passing last December.
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