The United Nations And UN Secretary Gen. Pay Tribute To Nelson Mandela
U.N. Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, penned a tribute article on LinkedIn titled What Nelson Mandela Showed Is Possible Within Each Of Us, where he honors the memory of Mandela's legacy of social revolution, and undying determination to improve the world:
Nelson Mandela was a singular figure on the global stage -- a man of quiet dignity and towering achievement, a giant for justice and a down-to-earth human inspiration.
I am profoundly saddened by his passing. On behalf of the United Nations, I extend my deepest condolences to the people of South Africa and especially to Nelson Mandela’s family and loved ones.
Many around the world were greatly influenced by his selfless struggle for human dignity, equality and freedom. He touched our lives in deeply personal ways. At the same time, no one did more in our time to advance the values and aspirations of the United Nations.
Read the full article here.
Watch The U.N.'s tribute video below: