The Gusi Peace Prize is an award given by Gusi Peace Prize International, based in Manila, Philippines. The Gusi Peace Prize recognizes individuals and organizations who have contributed to global peace and progress through a wide variety of fields.The awards ceremonies are held yearly in Manila, Philippines on the fourth Wednesday of November.In addition to the award, the foundation conducts charity and medical outreach in different provinces in The Philippines.
The Gusi Peace Prize is referred to in Presidential Proclamation No. 1476 signed by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, declaring every fourth Wednesday of November as the 'Gusi Peace Prize International Friendship Day'.The Gusi Peace Prize was founded by chairman Barry Gusi as a way to continue the work of his late father, Gemeniano Javier Gusi, a World War II guerrilla who fought against the Japanese and later became a politician and human rights advocate
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