Nacianceno Mejos Pacalioga is the winner of the One World Award 2012
On the occasion of a festive gala on September 14 in Legau/Germany more than 500 guests from around the world paid their tribute to the laureates of the 3rd international One World Award (OWA). The OWA statue and a check over 25,000 Euro – donated by Rapunzel Naturkost – went to Nacianceno M. Pacalioga, Jr., – better known as Mayor Jun – from the Philippines. Mayor Jun was recognized for his ambitious conversion project promoting organic cultivation as the central column of an integrated, successful regional development in the Philippines.
The One World Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to scientist and organic pioneer Ana Primavesi from Brazil. The finalists from India, Turkey, Nicaragua and Cuba received a certificate and a check over 2,000 Euro each.
The ONE WORLD AWARD (OWA) recognizes people who show outstanding commitment for a sustainable future. The ONE WORLD AWARD that was initiated in 2008 is rewarded every second year and comes with 25,000 Euro prize money.
[July 12] The five finalists for the One World Award (OWA) 2012 have been determined. The candidates have been confirmed by the international OWA Committee at its jury session in Berlin. Moreover, the new member of the jury, Nnimmo Bassey from Nigeria, was warmly welcomed.