The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation

Awardees from 2017

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Ishizawa, Yoshiaki

A Japanese scholar who devoted more than fifty years of his life in restoring Cambodia's treasured gift to world culture

Nababan, Abdon

An Indonesian IP leader who gave compelling face and voice to Adat communities and their rights, positively affecting millions of Indonesians

Shanmugam, Gethsie

A Sri Lankan teacher who used empathy and compassion in rebuilding war-scarred and disaster-stricken lives through impassioned psychosocial support

Tay, Tony

A quiet and good-natured Singaporean who mobilized collective goodwill to address hidden hunger in his country