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30 Years Since The Presentation of The Nobel Peace Prize to President FW De Klerk and Nelson Mandela

Thirty years have passed since the cold winter’s day in Oslo when Nelson Mandela and FW de Klerk were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. It was a time of great excitement, of great optimism and great trepidation. In South Africa negotiators were putting the final touches to the 1993 Constitution – in terms of which the first fully inclusive democratic elections would be held on 27 April 1994.

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CONSTITUTIONAL TRANSFORMATION OF SOUTH AFRICA

FW de Klerk dedicated his presidency to the negotiation of a new non-racial and inclusive constitutional democracy. The negotiations, under his presidency, commenced with his speech of 2 February 1990 and culminated with the adoption of the 1993 constitution on 22 December 1992 and the election of 27 April 1994.

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The FW de Klerk Foundation Annual Conference 2024

The FW de Klerk Foundation Annual Conference – hosted in conjunction with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation South Africa.