nelson mandela

November 28, 2016

To honor the former South African president and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Berlin's Red Ballroom hosted an event which featured eight bands playing a variety of musical styles. [...] Now in its second year, the concert was put on by the Mendy's Ubuntu Initiative, which takes its name from the Southern African word meaning a universal bond.

September 1, 2015

Nelson Mandela International Day is an annual call to action for people around the world to make a difference in the communities where they live and work by taking time to serve others. The theme behind the Day – “Take action, Inspire change” – highlights the importance of working together to build a peaceful, sustainable and equitable world.

Fans at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa

Rook Campbell on the pitfalls of sport diplomacy.

Young boys at a market in Cape Town, South Africa

South Africa's landmark legal decision to consider the rights of children when sentencing a primary caregiver offers a blueprint for the U.S.

Nelson Mandela died one year ago today, but his legacy lives on. He changed the image of South Africa from that of a country despised for its atrocities to a “Rainbow Nation” (Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s term) that protects and promotes human rights and democratic values.