Last August 31, 2013, The Ramon Magsaysay Awards Foundation held the 2013 awarding at PICC in Manila.
Here is a picture of the 5 Awardees.
Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi – KPK (Corruption Eradication Commission)
With the initiative of civil society and pressure from international organizations, the Indonesian government passed a law in 2002 creating Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi (KPK), or the Corruption Eradication Commission.
Lahpai, Seng Raw
Ernesto Domingo, a seventy-six year-old physician, has dedicated his career to this challenge. A well-respected but unprepossessing specialist in hepatology and gastroenterology, Domingo has always valued the social side of his profession, devoting over four decades to the University of the Philippines-Manila (UPM) as researcher, teacher, chancellor, and university professor meritus. Passionate about science, he organized the UPM Liver Study Group and led in groundbreaking studies of viral hepatitis and liver disease which established the causative connection between chronic hepatitis-B and liver cancer.
from Afghanistan. She is being recognized for “her bold exercise of leadership to build up a functioning provincial government against great odds—intractable political adversities, a harsh and impoverished environment, and pervasive cultural discrimination—serving her people with a hopeful persistence grounded in her abiding commitment to peace and development in Afghanistan”
Shakti Samuha (“Power Group”),
from Nepal. The organization’s founders and members are being recognized for “transforming their lives in service to other human trafficking survivors, their passionate dedication towards rooting out a pernicious social evil in Nepal, and the radiant example they have shown the world in reclaiming the human dignity that is the birthright of all abused women and children everywhere.”
We got the autographs of all 5 awardees for 2013
Keynote Speaker for the Awarding was Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.
Here’s a shot of the Attendees
Here are some of the other notables that attended the event.
past President Fidel V. Ramos, Sen. Jun Magsaysay, Randy David