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PATRON OF HUMANITY

His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama

Tibet

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama is a man of peace revered as the spiritual leader of Tibet. In 1989 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent struggle for the liberation of Tibet. He has consistently advocated policies of non-violence. He also became the first Nobel Laureate to be recognized for his concern for global environmental problems.

He was honoured the prestigious Patron of Humanity title award on the 2nd of November 2020 by WHD, in recognition of his message of peace, non-violence, inter-religious understanding, universal responsibility and compassion.

HE Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona SC ORTT

5th President of Trinidad & Tobago

HE Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona SC ORTT was the fifth President of Trinidad and Tobago. Previously he was a High Court Judge at the Supreme Court of Trinidad and Tobago, and he served as a Judge of the International Criminal Court from 2012 to 2013.

He was honoured the prestigious Patron of Humanity title award on the 22nd of April 2020 by WHD, in recognition of his services to Humanity.

HE Fatmir Sejdiu

1st President of Kosovo

Fatmir Sejdiu is a Kosovar politician. He was the leader of the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) and was the first President of Kosovo. In the capacity of the country's president, Sejdiu as Head of the Kosovo Negotiation Team, led successfully the Kosovar Delegation (the Unity Team) in the internationally facilitated negotiations for resolving the final status of the Kosova in Vienna. Also Sejdiu led Kosovo delegation on extra 120 days of talks with serbian delegation, mediated by envoys from the US, EU and Russia (Frank Wisner, Wolfgang Ischinger and Alexandar Botsan-Kharchenko). After this process of negotiations, Kosovo declared independence. Sejdiu participated in final drafting of text of Declaration of Independence of Kosovo, and also is the first to sign the Declaration of Independence.He is also called as the Father of Kosovo.

He was honoured the prestigious Patron of Humanity title award on the 28th of June 2020 by WHD, in recognition of his services to Humanity.

HE Madhav Kumar Nepal

34th Prime Minster of Nepal

Madhav Kumar Nepal is a Nepalese politician who was the 34th Prime Minister of Nepal from May 25, 2009 to February 6, 2011. Nepal announced his resignation as prime minister on June 30, 2010. He is the former Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and Minister of Defence of Nepal under Man Mohan Adhikari Cabinet . He was previously the General Secretary of Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) for 15 years. He is also one of the only Prime Ministers in the world whose name features the name of his country, i.e., Nepal. He is the senior leader of Nepal Communist Party.

He was honoured the prestigious Patron of Humanity title award on the 28th of June 2020 by WHD, in recognition of his services to Humanity.

HE Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Former President of South Africa

HE Nelson Mandela was a South African Anti-Apartheid Revolutionary, Political Leader Philanthropist and a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. He was the symbol of the struggle to end the practice and bring racial equality to his country. Mandela spent 27 years in prison after being convicted of sabotage and attempts to overthrow the government under South Africa's former apartheid regime. He was released in 1990 and elected president in a landslide four years later. Nelson Mandela was inaugurated as first democratically elected President of South Africa in 1994. Nelson Mandela never wavered in his devotion to democracy, equality and learning. Despite terrible provocation, he never answered racism with racism. His life is an inspiration to all who are oppressed and deprived; and to all who are opposed to oppression and deprivation.

The prestigious Patron of Humanity title was awarded to HE Nelson Mandela, a leader of divine inspiration for being the guiding light to millions of voiceless by WHD on the 05th of April 2021. This was received by his grandson Hon. Mandla Mandela.