18 July 2022
On 18 July every year, we invite you to mark Nelson Mandela International Day by making a difference in your communities.
Everyone has the ability and the responsibility to change the world for the better! Mandela Day is an occasion for all to act and inspire change.
In November 2009, in recognition of the former South African President’s contribution to the culture of peace and freedom, the UN General Assembly declares 18 July “Nelson Mandela International Day “. Resolution A/RES/64/13 recognizes Mandela’s values and his dedication to the service of humanity in conflict resolution; race relations;promotion and protection of human rights; reconciliation; gender equality and the rights of children and other vulnerable groups; the fight against poverty;the promotion of social justice. Nelson Mandela devoted his life to the service of humanity – as a human rights lawyer, a prisoner of conscience, an international peacemaker and the first democratically elected president of a free South Africa. #Unitednations #MandelaDay2022
The Flanders Southern Africa – supported resilience building and vulnerability reduction project implemented by GenderCCSA for smallholder farmers in Hebron, Northwest Province and Vhembe, Limpopo Province was able to train farmers on how to dry their produce with solar dryers in collaboration with Food Masters SA.
Climate change is one of the most important societal issues currently facing the world. Recent weather events across South Africa have sparked popular interest in understanding the role of global warming in driving extreme weather.
The Gender into Urban Climate Change Initiative (GUCCI) project is the brainchild of Gender CC – Women for Climate Justice, Berlin. Funded by the German International Climate Initiative of the German Ministry for Environment and implemented by All India Women’s Conference – AIWC in India, AKSI! For Gender, Social and Ecological Justice & Solidaritas Perempuan in Indonesia, Equidad de Genero in Mexico, and GenderCC SA – Women for Climate Justice in South Africa.