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Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory Gauteng Awards, tributes and honours
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17th November Medal from the International Union of Students

  • ZA COM MR-T-0447
  • Item
  • 1983
  • Part of Tributes

Award naming Mr Mandela the recipient of the 17th November Medal for meritous work in the interests of students and an outstanding contribution to the cause of peace and to a better future for mankind, the highest order of the IUS, Prague, Czech Repu

International Union of Students

Jamnalal Bajaj Birth Centenary Award

  • ZA COM MR-T-0640
  • Item
  • 1990
  • Part of Tributes

Fabric banner recognizing Mr Mandela as the recipient of the Jamnalal Bajaj Birth Centenary Award, India

Jamnalal Bajaj Birth

The Great Malavi Medal from the King of Morocco

  • ZA COM MR-T-0813
  • Item
  • 21 January 1992
  • Part of Tributes

Certificate recognizing Mr Mandela as the recipient of the Great Alavi Medal from the King of Morocco in recognition of Mandela's standing with the King. Translation is included and well as a form for the recipient to sign, Morocco

King of Morocco

Sumfest '94 award from Summerfest Productions LTD

  • ZA COM MR-T-0921
  • Item
  • 1994
  • Part of Tributes

Award recognizing the people of South Africa and Mr Mandela for their courage and strength in pursuing their freedom from apartheid and oppressive political rule, Jamaica

Summerfest Productions LTD

Scroll of Honour from KWV

  • ZA COM MR-T-1161
  • Item
  • 24 April 1996
  • Part of Tributes

Scroll of Honour upon Mr Mandela for his major contribution in the lifting of sanctions and the opening of markets, Paarl, South Africa

KWV Board of Directors

President Nelson Mandela Park in South Africa and Forest in Israel

  • ZA COM MR-T-1205
  • Item
  • 6 September 1996
  • Part of Tributes

Award recognizing Mr Mandela's commitment and dedication to the development of the nation as reason for naming a park after him on Arbor Day, South Africa

Jewish National Fund of South Africa, Trees for Africa, Department of Water Affairs and Forestry,

Nelson Mandela Foundation opened in 1999 as Mr Mandela’s office when he retired as president

  • ZA COM MR-T-1322
  • Item
  • 1999
  • Part of Tributes

Until 2006 it focused on supporting a wide range of projects dear to Mr Mandela’s heart. In 2004 the Foundation established the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory & Dialogue to promote Mr Mandela’s legacy. It contains an archive about the life and work of Mr Mandela which also attempts to provide links to the many other archival references to him and a Dialogue programme which seeks to foster Mr Mandela’s spirit of community and humanity in bringing people together to discuss a range of crucial issues facing South Africa and the world

Order of Mapungubwe, Platinum

  • ZA COM MR-T-1578
  • Item
  • 10 December 2002
  • Part of Tributes

One of South Africa's National Orders. Awarded to Mandela for his exceptional and unequalled contribution to the liberation struggle, national reconciliation and nation-building in South Africa, and for his unwavering commitment to peace and justice in the world. Presented by President Thabo Mbeki. Mandela was the first recipient of the order in the Platinum class.

Harvest Celebration 1659-2003 honour from KWV

  • ZA COM MR-T-1594
  • Item
  • 1 February 2003
  • Part of Tributes

Award presented to Mr Mandela in honour of his leadership and contribution in opening world markets for South African wine - KWV

KWV Board of Directors