“This award is surely a great encouragement to me as well as to Friends of Nature. It is also a reminder to me that the road ahead of us is still long and even more difficult. I will always bear in mind that a good environment and sustainable development will not only be crucial to the future of my motherland, but will also benefit our neighboring countries, as well as all peoples in the world.”

2000 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee LIANG CONGJIE accepts Asia’s Premier Prize and Highest Honor.