Nicanor Perlas, 2010 Presidential Candidate for the Philippines
Nicanor Perlas, a dynamic advocate and activist, has altered the
course of national and global events over the past 30 years and has
influenced the lives of millions. He has organized numerous civil
society movements to challenge oppressive structures in the Philippines
and to create a more just, sustainable and nuclear-free society. He has
worked with UNICEF and UNDP in trade liberalization, sustainability,
pesticide-free food, poverty reduction, peace and development, Agenda 21
and more. He has designed and led moral renewal workshops for Hope for
Thousands and is the author of Shaping Globalization: Civil Society, Cultural Power and Threefolding. He was the recipient of The Right Livelihood Award in 2003.
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