to an individual, movement or organization that has demonstrated exceptional courage
and leadership in combating corruption or protecting human rights, especially through
promoting transparency, accountability and the Rule of Law. Additional prizes may also
designed Allard Prize Award, a symbol of the Prize.
recipient’s efforts to combat corruption. However, we recognize the numerous sacrifices
often made in choosing a sometimes unpopular and often dangerous and less lucrative
path, and therefore we will generally leave the use of funds to the recipient’s discretion.
their privacy and security. However, the Allard Prize Committee will contact nominees
before publishing any information about them, and therefore it is not absolutely
necessary that a nominee be aware of their nomination.
which nominations will be narrowed to a shortlist. In this process, the Allard Prize
Committee reserves the right to seek further information from nominees, nominators and
outside sources or to make such further inquiries it sees fit, and to decline to consider a
nomination where the information available is, in the Committee’s opinion, insufficient.
Advice may be sought from the Allard Prize Advisory Board comprised of individuals with
expertise or experience in promoting transparency, accountability and the Rule of Law,
the qualities that define the Allard Prize for International Integrity. The shortlist will be
determined on the basis of the Prize criteria. Once the shortlist has been created, further
advice will be sought from the Advisory Board. The Allard Prize winner and any
honourable mention recipients are chosen by the Allard Prize Selection Subcommittee.
The Committee also reserves the right to determine that no Allard Prize will be granted in
the absence of a suitable candidate.
will pay reasonable expenses associated with this travel. The recipient will also be
expected to respond to a limited number of media requests and actively participate in the
efforts of the Allard Prize Committee to promote the recipient’s work.
Nominations may come from anywhere including but not limited to members of the Allard
Prize Committee, self nominations or a nomination from within an organization being
nationality, background, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, occupation, or other
be awarded the Prize during their terms as members and for one year following the end
of their terms. Immediate family members of both the Committee and the Advisory Board
are also ineligble.
on privacy of data collection, use and storage. Personal data is collected only for the
purpose of the nomination, selection, and promotion process and will be disclosed only to
members of the Allard Prize Committee, the Advisory Board, staff and publicity team.
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