2021 Commemorative Events

Close up view of the UN emblem in gold at the General Assembly hall.

UN General Assembly Meeting — NYC

UN Headquarters, 21 July — 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. EST

The United Nations General Assembly marks Nelson Mandela International Day with an informal plenary meeting.


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Public Service Activity

Global —

Keep an eye out of for the ActNow x Mandela Day challenge – to limit global warming and take care of our planet.

ActNow is the United Nations campaign for individual action on climate change and sustainability.

Every one of us can help limit global warming and take care of our planet. By changing our habits and making choices that have less harmful effects on the environment, we can tackle the climate emergency and build a more sustainable world.

As Nelson Mandela said, "We must never forget that it is our duty to protect this environment."

Mandela Quiz

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