Event Type: Observances
Event Name: Nelson Mandela International Day
Event Description: In recognition of Nelson Mandela's contributions to democracy, racial justice, reconciliation and his service to humanity, the General Assembly declared 18 July as Nelson Mandela International Day. As in previous years, the Mandela Foundation is asking individuals around the world to donate 67 minutes of time to change the world for the better -- one minute of public service for every year Mr. Mandela devoted to service to humanity.
UN Sponsor: Department of Public Information (DPI)
Activities: In New York, UN staff are invited to help rebuild houses devastated by Hurricane Sandy in October last year.
Event URL: http://www.un.org/en/events/mandeladay/
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