Nelson Mandela International Day is observed annually on July 18 to commemorate Nelson Mandela’s birthday and honor his life and legacy. The United Nations officially designated July 18 as Nelson Mandela International Day in November 2009, with the first observance taking place in 2010.
About Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid activist and politician who served as the first president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country’s first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid by fostering racial reconciliation.
Question: When is Nelson Mandela International Day observed?
A) January 18
B) April 18
C) July 18
D) October 18
answer: C) July 18