The Gusi Peace Prize.. What do we know about the Asian counterpart of the Nobel Prize?

Manal Abdel Fattah

The global “Gusi” Peace Organization announced the opening of an office in Cairo, and also the nomination of mathematician Alberto Coto for the “Gusi” Peace Prize nominations for 2024, whose event will be held in Manila, the capital of the Philippines.

But what do we know about the Gusi International Peace Prize?
The Gusi Peace Prize is a special award presented by the Gusi Peace Prize Foundation, based in Manila, the capital of the Philippines.

The Gusi Peace Prize is given to honor individuals and organizations who contribute to global peace and progress through a wide range of fields.

Awards ceremonies are held annually in Manila, Philippines, on the fourth Wednesday of November each year.

The Gusi Peace Prize is referenced in Presidential Proclamation No. 1476, signed by the President of the Philippines, Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, on March 17, 2008, declaring every Wednesday in November “Gusi Peace Prize International Friendship Day.”

The Gusi Peace Prize was established by its current president, Mr. Gusi Barry, in 2002, who stressed that the reason behind the establishment of the Peace Prize was to continue the legacy of the ancestors, and to be a special tribute to Captain Jimiano Javier Gusi, who participated in World War II, and who He later became a politician and human rights activist in the Philippines.

The Gusi Peace Prize Foundation is a non-profit organization registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission of the Philippines.

The Foundation recognizes the achievements of various individuals in a wide range of fields including human rights, peace and societal harmony, health, education, culture, politics and humanity.

The Gusi International Peace Prize is the most important award-giving body in the world. It is a registered charity under the Security Exchange Commission in Manila, Philippines. It is recognized among the leading institutions in the world today, and is known as the Asian counterpart to the Nobel Peace Prize in Europe.

The organization is celebrating 34 years of honoring the finest examples of those working to achieve peace and respect for human life and dignity, thus highlighting the best human achievements, ideals and values.

For his part, Dr. Mohamed Al-Jahni indicated that the Gusi office in Cairo, which is headed by Ezzat Hassan, head of the Gusi Egypt office, and Fathi Al-Dabaa, deputy head of the Gusi Egypt office, will play a pivotal role in nominating prominent Egyptian and African figures.

This began with the nomination of Alberto Coto, the mathematician, as a representative of Spain, and the nomination of a representative of Egypt, in the award to be awarded the “Gusi” International Peace Prize, whose activities will be held in November 2024, in Manila, the Philippines.

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