Desmond Tutu

The Most Reverend Desmond Tutu, Archbishop Emeritus

Desmond Mpilo Tutu is a South African social rights activist and retired Anglican bishop who rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid.

Helen Clark

Administrator of United Nations Development Programme

Helen Elizabeth Clark ONZ SSI is the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, and was the 37th Prime Minister of New Zealand.

Kirsty Sword Gusmão

Former First Lady of Timor-Leste

Kirsty Sword Gusmão AO is an Australian-East Timorese activist who served as the First Lady of East Timor from 2002 until 2007. She is married to Xanana Gusmão, Prime Minister and former President of Timor-Leste.

Maria Teresa

HRH Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg

Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, is the spouse of Grand Duke Henri.

About Us

The Institute for the Healing of Memories seeks to contribute to the healing journey of individuals, communities and nations. Our work is grounded in the belief that we are all in need of healing, because of what we have done, what we have failed to do, and what has been done to us.

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  • Institute for Healing of Memories
    5 Eastry Road, Claremont,
    Cape Town, 7708, South Africa

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