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Kofi Annan, UNOG Commemoration in Honour of Nelson Mandela
17 Dec 2013 -  The commemoration in honour of former President of the Republic of South Africa, H.E. Mr. Nelson Mandela, will be held on Tuesday, 17 December 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Room (Room XX).
The commemoration will bring together the international community in Geneva to pay our collective respect to of one of the greatest leaders and most remarkable human beings of our time, to salute his extraordinary courage, and to be inspired by his struggle for freedom, equality and justice for all. The commemoration will include a message from the Secretary-General, a video message from the High Commissioner for Human Rights, remarks by the Permanent Representative of South Africa and the Permanent Observer of the African Union, and an address by former Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
Those who cannot attend may watch via webcast at webtv.un.org. The webcast will also be screened in Room XIX in case of overflow from the main conference room.
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