• 00:01    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:20    |    
    Opening remarks by Robert A. Sirico
    • Fall of the Berlin Wall
    • Quotes Friedrich A. von Hayek
    • Introduces Jeff Sandefer
  • 06:25.5    |    
    Jeff Sandefer, cofounder of the Acton MBA in Entrepreneurship
    • Meeting Giancarlo Ibárgüen S. for the first time
    • Secret password among freedom fighters
  • 09:36    |    
    Series of toasts
  • 09:59    |    
    Edward H. Crane, founder and president of Cato Institute
  • Use of technology at UFM
  • 13:29    |    
    Mary Anastasia O'Grady, member of the editorial board of the Wall Street Journal
    • Quotes Ronald Reagan
    • A reliable source
  • 16:28    |    
    T. Alan Russell, chairman of Liberty Fund, Inc.
    • Contributions to Liberty Fund, Inc.
    • Pierre Goodrich's ideas about liberty and responsibility
  • 18:44    |    
    Manuel F. Ayau, founder and former president of Universidad Francisco Marroquín
    • Leadership
    • Influence on public policy
  • 24:04    |    
    Chris Talley, president and CEO of Liberty Fund, Inc.
    • Latin American toast to liberty
    • Early influence
  • 27:55    |    
    Presentation of the Guardian of Freedom Award
    • Don Quijote de la Mancha, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
    • Tribute to Giancarlo Ibárgüen S. by Robert A. Sirico
  • 33:31    |    
    Giancarlo Ibárgüen's acceptance speech
  • 36:24    |    
    Final words by Jeff Sandefer
  • 38:27    |    
    Final credits

Guardian of Freedom: Dinner and Award Ceremony

New Media  | 16 de noviembre de 2009  | Vistas: 63

The Acton Institute pays special tribute to one of its board members and president of Universidad Francisco Marroquín, Giancarlo Ibárgüen S., the recipient of this year’s Guardian of Freedom Award, for his constant focus and steadfast efforts towards the development and achievement of a free society. Representatives of the Cato Institute; the Liberty Fund; the Acton Institute, including its founder and president Reverend Robert A. Sirico; and founder and former president of Universidad Francisco Marroquín, Manuel F. Ayau, salute Ibárgüen, recognizing his remarkable leadership at the university and a life dedicated to the cause of freedom.


Rector de la Universidad Francisco Marroquín durante el período 2003-2013


Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

Universidad Francisco Marroquín