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VideosMay 03, 2016

Joaquim Chissano Shares his Experience on Working with Nelson Mandela

Joaquim Alberto Chissano, former President of the Republic of Mozambique

Joaquim Alberto Chissano was the second President of Mozambique, serving from 1986 to 2005. Since leaving the presidency, he has campaigned for peace through his work as an envoy and peace negotiator for the United Nations. Chissano also served as Chairperson of the African Union from July 2003 to July 2004. In 2007, he was awarded the inaugural Prize for Achievement in African Leadership by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation. Joaquim Chissano is also a member of the Fondation Chirac's honour committee, as well as an eminent member of the Sergio Vieira de Mello Foundation. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Joaquim Chissano Foundation, a private, non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of peace, economic and cultural development in Mozambique.