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Written by EARTH Institute Asia Press Office   
Monday, 11 May 2009 10:32

To know more about the Justice Cecilia Muñoz Palma Award, tune in/watch Kalikasan, Kaunlaran! (KK!) on May 13, 2009, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Manila time), at DZRH-AM radio (666 in Metro Manila, other kHz nationwide), TV (Ch. 9 in Metro Manila, other cable TV channels nationwide), and Internet (http://dzrh.tripod.com or http://dzrh.prepys.com).

 

Access to justice was an advocacy of the late Justice Cecilia Muñoz Palma, first woman Justice of the Supreme Court and one of the most-outstanding and admirable Filipino women. In order to continue her advocacy and to honor her life and exemplary career, her family and friends formed the Justice Cecilia Muñoz Palma Foundation, Inc.

 

A flagship project of the Foundation is the Justice Cecilia Muñoz Palma Award, a “biennial project that gives recognition to legal professionals who have shown exemplary achievements in their profession, demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the Rule of Law, social justice, human rights, peace and nation-building, and exceptional civic responsibility and integrity.”

 

Nominations for the Award is currently open. Do you know some outstanding lawyers? Nominate them. Environmental law is one of the fields covered.

 

* Details about the Justice Cecilia Muñoz Palma Award will be discussed on the talk show Kalikasan, Kaunlaran! (KK!) on May 13, 2009, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Manila time), at DZRH-AM radio (666 in Metro Manila, other kHz nationwide), TV (Ch. 9 in Metro Manila, other cable TV channels nationwide), and Internet (http://dzrh.tripod.com or http://dzrh.prepys.com).

 

G uests are former Tourism Secretary Dr. Mina Gabor, chair, Justice Cecilia Muñoz Palma Foundation and  president, Philippine Small and Medium Development Foundation (PHILSMED) and former Secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development Corazon Alma G. de Leon, chair, Search and Screening Committee for the Award and Executive Director, Transparency International Philippines. Dr. Cora Claudio, president, EARTH Inst. Asia, will moderate the discussion in conversational Tagalog-English.

 

Join the contests, campaigns and projects of EARTH/KK! To join all, register as a KK! listener by texting 2299: earth<space>your message.

 

KK! co-producers are EARTH Inst. Asia and DZRH, with the support of Unilever, Unilab, Manila Water, Pilipinas Shell, FERN, Inc., Toby's Sports, Delbros Supply Chain Solutions, Yehey.Com, MAP, and Brahma Kumaris, and with the cooperation of GREEN Army, PFST, TOWNS, PBE, AIJC, PEIA, DENR, MabuhayRadio.com, SanibLakas, and various egroups and environment-caring groups/individuals.

 

*  J oin the EARTHnetwork for Sustainable Living —a network of producers, sellers, and consumers of eco-products for the wellness of people and planet earth-- from decorative herbal plants to electric vehicles.

 

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