Item 0002 - Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Hong Kong

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ZA COM MR-T-5-3-0002


Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Hong Kong


  • 21 March 2002 (Creation)

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Date accepted: 2002/06/08

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Honorary Doctor of Laws conferred to Mr Mandela, Hong Kong, China

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White, rolled certificate housed in an ornate red fabric covered box with gold asian designs and white peg closures. Interior is lined with yellow fabric and has 4 ribobns that tie certificate into box.
Certificate includes the multi-coloured shield and motto of the University of Hong Kong. The certificate is written in black and red text and reads:
In Pursuance of the University made on the thirteenth day of July , two thousand and one the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws was conferred on Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela on the Twenty-first day of March, Two-Thousand and Two
Signed by Chancellor, vice-chancellor, and acting registrar

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General Inscription: Chancellor, vice-chancellor, acting registrar

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0031

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