Nelson Mandela International Day 2021
Every year, The day of 18th July is observed as Nelson Mandela International Day across the world to honor (birth anniversary) the legacy of the late President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela. this day is also known as Mandela Day.
- On 18th July, great South African leader Nelson Mandela was born in 1918.
- In November 2009, United Nations officially declared July 18 as UN Mandela Day
- In 2010, the first UN Mandela Day was celebrated on 18th July.
Theme Of Nelson Mandela International Day 2021
Nelson Mandela International Day has been observed with a theme for that particular year. The theme 2021 for this year is “One Hand Can Feed Another”. Last year’s theme was, “Take Action, Inspire Change”. The theme showed the importance of govt and citizens working together to make a peaceful, sustainable, and equitable world for all.
What UN Secretary-General Said on this day
On the occasion of Nelson Mandela International Day 2021, UN Secretary-General, António Guterres has said that the day was an “opportunity to reflect on the life and legacy of a legendary global advocate for dignity, equality, justice, and human rights”.
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