“This award proves the skeptics wrong. Indeed, gender and age are irrelevant in this crusade, the primary qualification being unassailable integrity, earned through consistent application of the rule of law. I pray that you —and all young Filipinos —imbibe the same moral value and pass it on to the next generation.”

2016 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee CONCHITA CARPIO MORALES accepts Asia’s Premier Prize and Highest Honor, the Ramon Magsaysay Award.