Nelson Mandela

My Day With Nelson Mandela

My Day With Nelson Mandela   When: September 2000 Where: Melbourne, Australia Purpose of meeting: I created an “all day” event called World Reconciliation Day and he agreed to participate. This blog post: Some of my personal thoughts and impressions. Information about the event itself is here. First Impressions On the day that I met Nelson Mandela he was the only living …

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World Reconciliation Day

World Reconciliation Day   When: September 8, 2000 Where: Melbourne (Colonial Stadium and Melbourne Convention Center) Event 1: Conference on reconciliation A midday conference on reconciliation was held at the Melbourne Convention center and was broadcast live on television (ABC). The conference included speeches and presentations from various people including Bob Hawke and Malcome Fraser (two former Prime …

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