Tang laureate donates grant to set up South African trust

Taiwan News
Date: 2015-07-25
By: Central News Agency

Johannesburg, July 25 (CNA) Former South African judge Albie Sachs, who won the first Tang Prize in the Rule of Law last year, has donated his research grant to establish a trust aimed at chronicling his country’s constitutional reform process.

The Albie Sachs Trust for Constitutionalism and the Rule of Law was launched with the donation of NT$10 million (US$321 million) from Sachs, which was the research grant awarded to him by the Tang Prize Foundation.

The Tang Prize is Taiwan’s equivalent of the Nobel Prize. The goal of the trust is to compile documents about the Constitution of South Africa to document the country’s constitutional process for people of the next generation. On behalf of the Tang Prize Foundation, its CEO Chern Jenn-chuan, signed a memorandum of agreement with the Albie Sachs’ trust on the use of the research grant, July 22 in South Africa.      [FULL  STORY]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

I accept the Privacy Policy

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.