The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation

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.

Aquino, Corazon Cojuangco

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