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ECCT Chairman Giuseppe Izzo Visits Tang Prize Foundation

As September 18, the inaugural evening of the Tang Prize Award Ceremony approaches, the Tang Prize Foundation is meeting with many notable individuals and groups in the international community. One such important bridge between the economies of Taiwan and the world, the European Chamber of Commerce Taipei (ECCT), visited the Tang Prize Foundation today (July 16) to discuss the prize’s philosophy and laureates—especially the Sustainable Development laureate, Gro Harlem Brundtland.

2014 Tang Prize Laureate in Rule of Law

The 2014 Tang Prize is awarded to Albie Sachs, for his many contributions to human rights and justice globally through an understanding of the rule of law in which the dignity of all persons is respected and the strengths and values of all communities are embraced, in particular through his efforts in the realization of the rule of law in a free and democratic South Africa, working as activist,...
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Historian Yu Ying-shih Named Winner of the 2014 Tang Prize in Sinology

Yu Ying-shih, 84, has been named the recipient of the inaugural Tang Prize in Sinology “for his mastery of and insight into Chinese intellectual, political, and cultural history with an emphasis on his profound research into the history of public intellectuals in China.”

2014 Tang Prize in Biopharmaceutical Sciences awards to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo For the discoveries of CTLA-4 and PD-1 as immune inhibitory molecules that led to their applications in cancer immunotherapy

Founded by Dr. Samuel Yin in December 2012, the Tang Prize recognizes scholars conducting revolutionary research in the four major fields of Sustainable Development, Biopharmaceutical Science, Sinology, and the Rule of Law. The Prize is awarded with each category a cash reward of over US$1 million (NT$50 million).
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The First Tang Prize in Sustainable Development to be Awarded to Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland

The 2014 Tang Prize in Sustainable Development will be awarded to Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland of Norway “for her innovation, leadership and implementation of sustainable development that laid out the scientific and technical challenges for the global community to achieve a better balance of economic development, environmental integrity, and social equality for the benefit of all humanity.”

Founder Yin says Tang Prize as Joyful as Having a Child

Today (June 18) the Tang Prize Foundation announced the 2014—its inaugural year—prize recipient in the Sustainable Development category. Former Prime Minister of Norway Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, known as the “godmother” of sustainable development, was chosen as the category’s laureate in recognition of her “innovation, leadership and implementation of sustainable development that laid out the scientific and technical challenges for the global community to achieve a better balance of economic development, environmental integrity, and social equality for the benefit of all humanity.” For over 30 years, Dr. Brundtland has dedicated herself to promoting the sustainable development of human civilization.

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