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The Ramon Magsaysay Award, Asia’s premier prize and highest honor, celebrates greatness of spirit and transformative leadership in Asia. In the past six decades, the award has been bestowed on over three hundred outstanding men, women and organizations whose selfless service has offered their societies, Asia, and the world successful solutions to some of the most intractable problems of human development. More »
While Asia is now at the forefront of global growth, complex problems continue to oppress its teeming millions. The enormous challenges call for extraordinary measures.
The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation (RMAF) is equipped to help narrow this gap with its rich repository of transformative leadership. Over the past 50 years, the Magsaysay Awardees have dedicated themselves to work that has transformed their societies for the better. They have applied on-the-ground, unique and inclusive solutions to wide-ranging problems that have been proven to work and are sustainable. Their life-changing experiences can be shared with the rest of the region.
Ramon Magsaysay was the seventh president of the Republic of the Philippines after World War II. His life had great impact not only in his country but on many people in many lands. He was one of the outstanding leaders of his time. More »