On The Occassion of the Passing of Nelson Mandela
Posted on 2013-12-09
The Forbes Burnham Foundation in keeping with its mandate to keep the legacy of the Late Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham alive and in keeping with its own convictions takes this opportunity to express its condolences on the sad occasion of the passing of Madiba Ė The Esteem Nelson Mandela. Those expressions are contained in an attached message which has been sent to the Mandela Family, the African National Congress and the Presidency of South Africa.
To commemorate the Great manís life and works, the Foundation will also be hosting a Commemorative Symposium on Friday, December 13, 2013 at 4:30pm in the Auditorium of the Critchlow Labour College.
Speakers will be Former Ambassador, Mr. Ronald Austin who served in Southern Africa during the period of the Liberation Struggle; Mr. Vincent Alexander, who served as Chairman of the Young Socialist Movement during the period of its active support for the struggle in Southern Africa, and Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Rashleigh Jackson who played a key role at the level of the United Nations, and the Non- Aligned Movement and the Commonwealth in furtherance of the struggle for liberation in Southern Africa and South Africa, in particular.
The symposium is open to the public.