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Nelson Mandela International Day, July 18
For freedom, justice and democracy


1. Which government was the first to bring the issue of racial discrimination in South Africa to the attention of the United Nations?

United States
South Africa

2. Which event is the basis for the annual commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on 21 March?

3. Nelson Mandela was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 together with which other South African?

Desmond Tutu
FW de Klerk
Thabo Mbeki

4. Which international treaty entered into force in 1988, in an effort to apply pressure on the South African government to bring an end to apartheid?

5. After South Africa’s first multi-racial elections in April 1994, who said: “Today, South Africa regains its rightful place in Africa, in the United Nations and in the family of nations”?

UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali
Newly elected President Nelson Mandela
U2 lead singer Bono