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Saturday July 20 2019 (Download PDF)

 

The Nelson Mandela Walk, The Hague 2019

You are cordially invited to participate in The Nelson Mandela Walk which takes place in The Hague on 20 July 2019. The walk is organized in memory of Nelson Mandela - an icon for peace, tolerance, reconciliation and education. Its purpose is to bring people together from all walks of life in furtherance of the ideals for which he stood.

Program

10.00-10.30 Reception at Museon, The Hague, Stadhouderslaan 37, 2517HV 10.45-10.50 Laying of wreath at the Nelson Mandela monument 11.05-11.10 Launch of the Nelson Mandela Walk 11.30-11.40 Lighting a candle at the Peace Fire, Peace Palace 12.00-13.00 Arrival at the Museon and exhibition: "One Planet, hero on your planet" 13.00-13.30 Medal ceremony

Kindly register by July 17, 2019 by sending an email to: thenelsonmandelawalk@gmail.com.

Team Frank Kanhai

Comprises three citizens of The Hague, Suzan Girbaran, Tjetan Kartaram and Frank Kanhai. Our goal is to bring people together through walks, such as the Nelson Mandela Walk, the Martin Luther King walk, the Gandhi Walk The Hague and the Gandhi Walk Europe. We promote walking together regardless of religion, origin and age.

Museon The Museon is an interactive museum for culture and science with an educational mission. The central exhibition "One Planet" connects to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.

Just Peace

The Hague United for Peace and Justice has the mission to give peace & justice an important place in the hearts and actions of people in The Hague, entrepreneurs and organizations. The Foundation connects educational institutions, cultural institutions, international organizations and NGOs that are engaged in bringing peace and justice to the attention of The Hague.

South African Embassy in the Kingdom of the Netherlands

The South African Embassy in The Hague supports the Mandela Walk initiative which takes place annually to commemorate the Father of our Nation, Tata Madiba. The walk is an opportunity for all to reflect on his legacy and commit to creating a better world.