【新闻】陈长文:唐奖精神透过得主流远传布

 

唐奖第二届盛宴25日晚间在圆山饭店举行,唐奖教育基 金会董事陈长文(图)表示,非常佩服唐奖创办人尹衍 梁的远见,唐奖精神会透过卓越的唐奖得主们流远传布 。 中央社记者张皓安摄 105年9月25日

(中央社记者吴欣纭台北25日电)唐奖第二届盛宴今天在圆山饭店举行,唐奖教育基金会董事陈长文表示,非常佩服唐奖创办人尹衍梁的远见,唐奖精神会透过卓越的唐奖得主流远传布。
唐奖教育基金会今天下午在国父纪念馆举行第二届颁奖典礼,表彰在永续发展、生技医药、汉学与法治领域具有卓越贡献的得奖人,晚间也在圆山饭店举办“唐奖第二届盛宴”,以“望月登楼”为宴名,宴请远道来台领奖的得奖人。

与会贵宾包含本届唐奖得奖人或其代理人、尹衍梁、监察院长张博雅、陈振川及中研院院长廖俊智及前中研院院长翁启惠等人,基金会及贵宾致词特别由陈振川、陈长文担任致词人。

陈长文表示,非常敬佩唐奖创办人尹衍梁的远见和数十年未曾间断的行动,包括无私捐助教育,设立唐奖,并承诺捐出95%的个人财富,做公益之用。

陈长文说,21世纪的世界出现了新的“进步需求”,也伴随严峻的挑战, 某程度超越了120多年前的诺贝尔先生所能预见的局面,“尹先生设立了唐奖,补足诺贝尔奖未能兼及的领域”。

“唐奖与诺贝尔奖会一起将人类文明推向更伟大的高峰”,陈长文指出,如果唐奖是灵魂, 那么,杰出卓越的唐奖得主,就是实践唐奖精神的进步先驱,让唐奖精神透过他们的理念与卓越的奉献,流远传布。1050925

 

 

Tang Prize founder lauded for his vision at banquet for 2016 laureates

C.V. Chen (陈长文)

Taipei, Sept. 25 (CNA) A board member of the Tang Prize Foundation praised Taiwanese entrepreneur Samuel Yin (尹衍梁), who established the awards in 2012, for his vision and selfless donation in support of education.

At a banquet in honor of the 2016 Tang Prize laureates and their representatives in Taipei Sunday, C.V. Chen (陈长文), a lawyer, said he was impressed by Yin’s vision and his constant efforts to promote culture and education over the past decades.

Those efforts include making donations for education, setting up the Tang Prize and promising to donate 95 percent of personal wealth for public good, Chen said in a speech at the event in his capacity as a guest of honor.

“Mr. Yin’s Tang Prize has complemented the fields that Noble Prize fails to cover,” Chen said.

The biennial Tang Prize, first awarded in 2014, honors people with distinguished achievements in four fields – sustainable development, biopharmaceutical science, Sinology, and rule of law.

This year’s laureates include Arthur H. Rosenfeld, former commissioner of the California Energy Commission, who won the prize for sustainable development; and Jennifer A. Doudna and Feng Zhang (张锋) of the United States, and Emmanuelle Charpentier of France, who shared the prize for biopharmaceutical science.

Others are American scholar William Theodore de Bary, who won the prize for Sinology; and Louise Arbour of Canada, a former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, who was honored with the prize for rule of law.

The banquet was held at the Grand Hotel following the award ceremony, which took place at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall.

(By Zoe Wu and Elizabeth Hsu)
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