Argentinean Jesuit missionary, with a doctorate in architectural engineering, working in Asia for almost 20 years to find effective solutions to the housing problems of urban areas in the region
International Understanding Awardees
Recognized for contributions to the advancement of friendship, tolerance, peace, and solidarity as the foundations for sustainable development within and across countries.
A simple housewife who became a widow and a symbol of a popular and peaceful revolution that deposed a tyrant; a reluctant but brave political candidate who became the 11th President of the Republic of the Philippines and an icon of nonviolent democratic aspiration the world over
Founder and leader of India’s National Slum Dwellers Federation whose lifelong endeavor is to change the situation of millions of poor people in city slums for the better
Asia’s premier business management learning institution based in the Philippines
Asia’s leading post-graduate institution based in Thailand that promotes technological change and sustainable development in the region.
Established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration (Bangkok Declaration) by the Founding Fathers of ASEAN, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand
A folk arts group that promoted the Philippines’ rich cultural heritage in five continents through dazzling performances
A woman who devoted her life to helping the blind in several Asian countries lead productive and fulfilling lives
One of the 11 degree-granting units of the University of the Philippines Los Baños in Laguna, Philippines
A multi-country committee that has shown what can be achieved for farmers, fishermen and new industry by international cooperative effort in one of the world's most troubled regions