Manila- the Philippines on 27 February 2013
Held under the auspices of Held under the auspices of H.E. Mr. Benigno Simeon Cojuangco Aquino, President of the Republic of the Philippines and the presence of HRH Prince HRH Prince Talal Bin Abdulaziz, President of the Arab Gulf Programme Development (AGFUND). In Manila- the Philippines on 27 February 2013.
Opening ceremony (MC starts the program and introduces the speakers)
19:00 – 19:05
Address by the Professor Mohammad Yunus, Prize Committee Member.
The Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) invites the United Nations, international and regional organizations, ministries and public institutions, national Non-governmental organizations and individuals worldwide to submit nominations as deemed eligible for the 2017 AGFUND International Prize for Pioneering Human Development Projects. Eligible projects are those implemented in the developing countries to best contribute to the achievement of one or more of the targets of the fourth of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 “Ensure inclusive and quality education and promote lifelong learning for all“. The deadline for receiving nominations is 30 September 2017.