Gates Foundation, Asian Lawmakers' Group Earn UN Award

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development bagged this year’s United Nations Population Award. The award is given annually to individuals and institutions with outstanding contributions in addressing various population concerns. Last year, Egyptian doctor Mahmoud Fathalla and Nicaraguan nonprofit Movimiento Comunal Nicaraguense took home the award.

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  • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.