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Graça Machel

Graça Machel is the president of the Foundation for Community Development in Mozambique and, since 1999, the fifth Chancellor of the University of Cape Town in South Africa. She has a B.A. in German philology from the University of Lisbon, Portugal.

Graça Machel was the Minister of Education for the Government of Mozambique from 1983-1989.

Graça Machel is a member of the Board of the United Nations Foundation, the South Centre, UNRISD, and other organizations, and has received numerous honorary, humanitarian, and academic awards. She was the Special Reporter to the Secretary-General for the Study on the Impact of Armed Conflict on Children.