Nominations now open for the 2016 Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani Anti-Corruption Excellence Award

2016 Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani Anti-Corruption Excellence Award05 October 2016 - This year marks the inaugural Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani Anti-Corruption Excellence Award, which is given by the Rule Of Law and Anti-corruption Center (ROLACC) and presented in support of the anti-corruption mandate of UNODC. The initiative, which covers four categories, looks to promote the importance of tackling corruption and encourage the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption.

The Award is designed to showcase creative and outstanding achievements of anti-corruption projects from across the globe and publicly acknowledge these exceptional efforts. Ultimately, it acts as a tool to honour those who have shown dedication to tackling corruption, and use this to inspire others to replicate similar efforts.

With submissions closing on Sunday 23 October 2016, nominations are now open across the four categories:

  • The Anti-Corruption Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing noteworthy and outstanding contributions made to support the global fight against corruption;
  • The Anti-Corruption Academic Research Award, looking at academic research in the area of anti-corruption;
  • The Anti-Corruption Youth Creativity Award, focussing on projects designed and led by young people and, where applicable, supported by civil society organizations; and
  • The Anti-Corruption Innovation Award, intending to offer recognition and appreciation to innovative approaches and prominent contributions to the prevention of and fight against corruption.

For more on the Award and details on applying, please visit www.aceaward.com.

Further information:

Rule Of Law and Anti-corruption Center

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani Anti-Corruption Excellence Award website

United Nations Convention against Corruption

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