Item 0831 - Honorary doctorate of the University of Cheikh Anta Diop in Dakar

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ZA COM MR-T-5-3-0831


Honorary doctorate of the University of Cheikh Anta Diop in Dakar


  • 30 June 1992 (Creation)

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 12/12/11

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Award conferring the degree of doctor honoris causa upon Mr Mandela of the university in Dakar, Senegal

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Large silver certificate with decorative black border. Border includes university seals on the top and bottom. Certificate is written in French. Text, in black, reads:
Universite Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar
Diplome de Docteur Honoris Causa
Nous, Recteur, President de l'Assemblee de l'Universite Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar,
Vu la constitution;
Vu la Loi no 67-45 du 13 juillet 1967 relative a l'universite de Dakar, modifee;
Vu le decret no 70-1135 du 13 Octobre 1970 portant statut de l'Universite de Dakar, modifie;
Vu le Decret no 87-382 du 30 Mars 1987 portant denomination de l'Universite de Dakar;
Vu le Decret no 91-307 du 13 Mars 1991 portant approbation de la deliberation de l'assemblee de l'Universite Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar en date du 22 Fevrier 1991
Conferons par les presentes a Monsieur Nelson Mandela
le titre honorifique de Docteur de l'Universite Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar.
Fait a Dakar-Fann, sous le Sceau de l'Universite, le 30 Juin 1992
Le Recteur, President de l'Assemblage de l'Universite Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar
Signed: Souleyman Niang

Black team gear belonging to graduation, label with M Nelson Mandela

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NMF Archives ID: A0137

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0137

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