UNITED NATIONS, July 18, 2018 - Photo taken on July 18, 2018 shows a United Nations General Assembly event on the occasion of Mandela Day at the UN headquarters in New York. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called on the world to draw inspiration from former South African President Nelson Mandela to build a better future. Mandela Day, or Nelson Mandela International Day, is an annual international day in honor of Nelson Mandela, celebrated on July 18, his birthday. This year marks the centenary of Mandela's birth.

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A new stamp of Nelson Mandela is unveiled during a United Nations General Assembly event on the occasion of Mandela Day at the UN headquarters

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South Africa's Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa speaks at a United Nations General Assembly event on the occasion of Mandela Day at the UN headquarters

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Forest Whitaker (Front), UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation, speaks at a United Nations General Assembly event on the occasion of Mandela Day at the UN headquarters

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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (L, Front) speaks at a UN General Assembly event on the occasion of Mandela Day at the UN headquarters

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