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LISTICLE: Age Ain’t Nothing But a Number

In a world that puts a premium on youth, these transformative leaders prove that with age comes wisdom – wisdom to change their societies and the world for the better. Our Ramon Magsaysay laureates who received Asia’s Premier Prize and Highest Honor after reaching 70 are testaments that age is really about mind over matter […]

CITATION: 2016 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee CONCHITA CARPIO MORALES

Recognizing that corruption is not just a matter of persons but systems, she took the initiative in creating an integrity management-based program that mobilizes government agencies and the public and addresses the lack of strategy and direction in the overall anti-corruption campaign. She advocated the passage of legislation to strengthen the OMB’s investigative, disciplinary, asset […]

January 4, 2017

PHOTO EXHIBIT: 2016 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee CONCHITA CARPIO MORALES

The Philippines is reputed to be one of the countries where large state resources are diverted to private gain and corruption is so “normalized” as to corrupt public morality itself. The creation of the Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) in 1987 was meant to be a major step in the country’s anti-corruption campaign, yet like […]

December 12, 2016

RESPONSE: 2016 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee CONCHITA CARPIO MORALES

“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.”RelatedCarpio Morales, Conchita (Awardee) 2016 […]

December 9, 2016

IN PHOTOS: The 58th Ramon Magsaysay Awards

Relive the 58th Ramon Magsaysay Awards through choice highlights of some of the events during this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Awards Festival Week, and see the 2016 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees spread hope and inspiration through our curated gallery.RelatedCarpio Morales, Conchita (Awardee)Dompet Dhuafa (Awardee)Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (Awardee)Krishna, Thodur Madabusi (Awardee)Vientiane Rescue (Awardee)Wilson, Bezwada (Awardee) Ramon Magsaysay […]

October 24, 2016

LECTURE PAPER: Leading the Charge – A Roadmap to Fight Corruption Head-on

Corruption is a social cancer that has crippled many a nations, including the Philippine archipelago. 2016 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee Conchita Carpio Morales, the current Ombudsman of the Philippines is finding a cure to this prevailing illness, paving the road to a government free of corruption through integrity, transparency and accountability in public service.RelatedCarpio Morales, Conchita (Awardee)