10 months European CSO group bestows award to Hontiveros MB
By Mario Casayuran A European network of civil society organizations, in cooperation with European Union (EU) parliamentarians, has bestowed its prestigious Silver Rose Award to opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros for her contributions to social justice and solidarity to progressive causes in the country. Senator Risa Hontiveros(Czar Dancel / MANILA BULLETIN) SOLIDAR, a Belgium-based group working to advance global social justice, invited Hontiveros to receive the award at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium on January 29, 2019. Hontiveros received this year’s Silver Rose Award, which celebrates the achievements of organizations and individuals “whose extraordinary struggles contribute greatly to social justice ... more