Welcome to the Scottish Nelson Mandela Memorial Campaign

Nelson Mandela Scottish Memotial FoundationThe Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation is raising funds for a statue of Nelson Mandela and an education project to remind Scots of their proud history of solidarity with the South African people in their struggle against apartheid, and to help future generations to stand up against racism and inequality.

We are campaigning round key events like Glasgow being the first in the world to grant Mandela the Freedom of the City. Check out the information below and please donate.


Funds needed for pilot school course on apartheid

The Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation is commissioning WOSDEC (West of Scotland Development Education Centre www.wosdec.org.uk) to write and pilot ...
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Mandela Campaign video

New Mandela Scottish Memorial Campaign video

This short video covers the launch of the campaign, clips of Nelson Mandela and where to donate. It is designed ...
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Launch with Sir Alex Ferguson

Campaign launch: Sir Alex Ferguson praises Mandela as example for world to follow

Sir Alex Ferguson CBE today praised Nelson Mandela as a special man who was an example for the world to ...
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The Glasgow Mandela Story

The Glasgow Mandela Story

This book describes and analyses the connections between Glasgow and South Africa historically and more recently in the ultimately successful ...
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Download a campaign brochure

You can now download a brochure with more details about the campaign including:-
  • Brian Filling outlines plans for a ...
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George Square rally

Nelson Mandela: Glasgow’s love for anti-apartheid hero

STV news website: Peter Cassidy on the links between Glasgow and Mandela that go back decades ...
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Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly reflects on Glasgow’s support for Nelson Mandela

Billy Connolly reflects on Glasgow's support for Nelson Mandela. Taken from the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony in Glasgow, July 23rd ...
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John Nelson

UNISON welcomes call to back memorial campaign

A meeting of UNISON Scotland branches representing 150,000 members gave a warm welcome to John Nelson, secretary of ACTSA, as he called for ...
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Nelson Mandela BBC

Why Nelson Mandela thanked Glasgow

BBC video: Why did Nelson Mandela thank Glasgow? "While we were physically denied our freedom in the country of our ...
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George Square speech

Rare footage of Nelson Mandela’s George Square speech

Rare footage of Nelson Mandela's full speech to the crowds in George Square Glasgow, October 1993 ...
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