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Nelson Mandela International Day

18 July 2022 All day

“It is easy to break down and destroy.
The heroes are those who make peace and build.”

Nelson Mandela

South African leader Nelson Mandela was born on this day in 1918. A timeline of his life, and links to the texts of some of his major speeches can be accessed here.

For Reflection

What can we learn from the life and work of Nelson Mandela that will help us to promote justice and reconciliation in Australia today?